In the third installment of the Harry Potter series, dark wizard Sirius Black breaks out of the prison of Azkaban and proceeds to track down Harry. The young wizard, entering his third year at Hogwarts, must discover what the renegade escapee wants with him, and what he has to do with his own mysterious past.|
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban reunites cast members Daniel Radcliffe (Harry), Emma Watson (Hermione), Rupert Grint (Ron), Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Alan Rickman (Professor Snape), Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall), and Tom Felton (Draco).
Michael Gambon takes over the role of Professor Dumbledore for the late Richard Harris. Joining the cast of millions are Gary Oldman in the marquee role of Sirius Black, and David Thewlis and Emma Thompson as Professors Lupin and Trelawney.
Director Alfonso Cuaron will helm this episode of the series. He previously directed Y Tu Mama Tambian (and what other film has "family fun" written all over it more than Y Tu Mama Tambian?).