Set on the streets of Brixton, South London, she played an illegal immigrant, and the role was a tough one as it involved her being raped.She admits that thanks to Eric she has become something of a gaming addict.‘I will always be grateful for the opportunity the Harry Potter films gave me.
She has to decide whether she wants to go back and save him.” Katie revealed that her father was born in Hong Kong and that she visited the nation once a year.“Having the opportunity to film was very nostalgic and my grandmother was there at the time and came to set,” the star said.
Since the Harry Potter series ended in 2011, Katie has been hard at work appearing in period drama Father Brown, a stage production of Wild Swans, and playing Portia in The Merchant of Venice.
The story is Chang’s bestselling account of the lives of three generations of Chinese women – and it had a profound effect on Katie, whose divorced parents are of Chinese descent.
Katie’s latest role was in Run, which concluded last Thursday.
The Motherwell-based teenager auditioned after her father spotted an advert for the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire casting call. She had tiptoed shyly into the room a few moments earlier, apologising profusely for her dressed-down attire amid the opulent surroundings of Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens.
Leung was selected from more than 3,000 hopefuls and catapulted to stardom. Cute as a button, Leung appears far younger than her 28 years.
The 28-year-old Chinese-Scottish actress, who starred in three of the eight films from the wizarding franchise, appeared on ITV’s Lorraine today to talk about her new part in One Child.
Katie is starring in the new mini-series, which is part of the BBC’s China season, which explores the country’s one child policy.
She is known for playing Cho Chang, the first love interest for lead character Harry Potter, in the Harry Potter film series.