Theo Walcott's girlfriend Mel Slade to star in next Harry Potter film
Published 00:00 01/03/09 By By James Harper
Wag Mel Slade - the girlfriend of England and Arsenal star Theo Walcott - has landed a role in the next Harry Potter film.
Mel, 20, appears with Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One.
In the movie, set for release in November 2010, Mel plays a pal of Hermione (Watson) as they watch a game of Quidditch - and she even gets to say some lines.
Delighted Mel, studying for a degree in physiotherapy in London, said: "I had a couple of lines to say. I'd love to do more acting in the future."
Her cameo appearance came about through Theo's aunt Yvonne, whose partner, David Yates, is the director of the movie.
Although the blockbuster is in the can, Potter fans will still have to wait over a year to see Mel.
The next film in the series - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - is out in cinemas this July.