Date: 29th June 2001

Grant Set For Potter Role

HUGH GRANT is tipped to star in the next HARRY POTTER movie.

Movie sources say that the BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY (2001) star will play GILDEROY LOCKHART, a show-off teacher at the young wizard's school,in HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, due out in 2002.

A source said that Hugh "let it slip while filming a US chat

Source: WENN