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31st March 2016

Quote: "They're doing this love scene together, and I said, 'Just slap Alex (Skarsgard) while you're making love, just kind of give him a punch'. It was sort of an earthy, sensual moment of her enjoying sex with Alex, and the only bruise he picked up during the entire shoot was probably that punch from Margot, which says a lot about her feistiness." Director David Yates on working with his The Legend Of Tarzan leading lady Margot Robbie.

14th June 2013

Fact: Harry Potter filmmaker David Yates has taken over from Ang Lee to direct new Tv drama series Tyrant. The Life of Pi Oscar-winner quit the Fx network project, about an American family pulled into a Middle Eastern conflict, last month (May13).

15th July 2009

Quote: "I wake up in the morning I think Potter, I go to bed I think Potter. It's a challenge to bring this huge thing to a conclusion and I couldn't bear letting that go and seeing someone else doing it. I couldn't let it go, it was too addictive, too compulsive, too much fun." Harry Potter director David Yates insists the wizard franchise is worth all the hard work he put into it.

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