Make-Up Artist Magazine and the Los Angeles Times have both posted short interviews with Nick Dudman, the head makeup effects designer for the Harry Potter films. In each interview, Dudman talks about the efforts behind developing and applying the prosthetics for werewolf character Fenrir Greyback (played by Dave Legeno). There’s not much in the way of photos, but still worth a read!
The Leaky Cauldron.org has been one of the premiere Harry Potter fansite for ages, and they’ve just announced their March contest: Top Ten Ways to Spot a Werewolf. Entries should be “entertaining and without an iota of seriousness or factuality”, and winners (you can enter alone or with a friend) will receive a wand from Wizard Wood Wands. If you’re a creative Harry Potter fan who knows a thing or two about werewolves, submit your entry before 11:59pm EST on March 22nd for your chance to win. Visit the contest page for submission instructions and contest rules.
Andrew Manson Personal Management has announced that actor Dave Legeno, whom they represent, will be playing the Death Eater werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the forthcoming Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. No special effects photos yet, but as soon as they become available you know I’ll post them!