One side-effect of the success of the Harry Potter franchise is that it seems to have afforded a fair amount of (no doubt) much-needed funding to a sizable portion of the British acting community.
The flip side of this, of course, is that it's becoming increasingly common to see one --or, often, several-- HP-associated actors in a non-HP movie. (Quotes the 10-year old: "Wait, isn't that Snape? What's he doing here??")
Even something as random as Chicken Run (to pick a movie we happen to have watched this weekend) has three Harry Potter Alumns (let's call them HPAs):
So, the question becomes:
What is the largest number of HPAs who appear together in a non-Harry Potter movie (call it the movie's HPA Score).
The best I can do is movie with an HPA Score of 5.
(My interest here is in actors, i.e. not random "crew" --unless
of course someone can come up with a sufficiently interesting
[For my best answer, see here].
Along these lines, here's a curiosity I stumbled across.
Name a set of four actors who played:
- a total of five roles in the Harry Potter movies
- and a total of three roles in an unrelated, non-HP movie.
[For my answer, see here].