Mike was paid $1,000,000 to be the director for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).
Mike has three children.
Mike Newell: I don't like the term "chick flick." I think it denigrates a movie. It has overtones of talking down to women, like they are second best. We don't call The Last Samurai a guy flick, do we?
Mike Newell: Romantic comedies are backbreaking to write because they have to be fresh. I've yet to find another one which was surprising enough to do.