Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – in search of a director. Their candidature for the post of director suggested that many famous figures, who included the directors previous films about Harry Potter. Chris Columbus, director said the third film that will return only if the principal cast remains the same. Also among the candidates was Alfonso Cuaron, director of the third film in the Harry Potter series "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. " Mike Nyuyel, director of the film "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," rejected his offer to participate in the film.
The list of candidates also included Terry Gilliam, Matthew Vougn, and M. Night Shyamalan, who later on some reason, refused to participate in the filming. In May 2007, David Yates, who worked on previous films "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" was approved as a director of the sixth movie. Followed by a little earlier report that as the trio will be performing the same actors, but Chris Columbus has refused to give any comment on that. To create the scenery for the film (in the number of decorations includes astronomy tower, which should be the culmination of the film) has been selected by Craig Stewart. In anticipation of the trailer. Kindle Direct Publishing has many thoughts on the issue. The company Warner Bros began to let rumors of leaving the trailer for the film "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" at the end of April. In a network scenario even walked to the teaser, as later found written in the fans.