One Lucky Boy Wins Walk-On Role in Next <I>Potter</I> Film8 Jun, 2003 By: Brendan Howard
Fans picked it, and one lucky 9-year-old in Redding, Calif., won it – out of a pool of 500,000 entries.
T.J. Van Buskirk has won a trip to England for a walk-on role in the third “Potter” film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, is the grand prize for the “Unlock the Chamber of Secrets” online sweepstakes and trading-card competition.
The grand prize was picked in an online poll at the www.harrypotter.com/secrets and other international “Harry Potter” Web sites.
Thousands of other prizes were awarded as well.
The contest was designed to increase awareness for the April 11 home video release of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.