Hoffman Directs Sixth Harry Potter?

By Garth Franklin Thursday November 2nd 2006 12:14AM

Access Hollywood reports that Michael Hoffman is in talks to direct the next Harry Potter installment "Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince".

The Hawaiian-born Hoffman previously directed such films as "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "The Emperor's Club", "Soapdish" and last year's "Game 6".

An official announcement is expected on the helmer sometime before Christmas.