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Filming of Interior Ministry of Magic Scenes for Deathly Hallows Due Next Month

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Posted by: sue
November 22, 2009, 11:25 AM

As readers will recall in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there is a sequence where the Trio make a trip to the Ministry of Magic and transform into workers. Earlier this year, we saw location filming (photos and report here) for exteriors of this scene in London, which also involved the adult actors playing the Ministry of Magic workers. Today Wales online has a new interview with one of those actors named Steffan Rhodri, who portrays the part of Reg Cattermole. In the article, we learn additional filming for these interior Deathly Hallows scenes will take place at Leavesden Studio next month for five weeks, going between December and February. There is also much more information on the characters and working with the trio. Quotage of interest:

"Reg is from the Magical Maintenance Department and in the new film his identity is borrowed by Ron Weasley, who is played by young actor Rupert Grint.“I basically have to be Ron pretending to be Reg,” said the father-of-two.“It means I have to kind of impersonate Ron which is quite a challenge.”

Steffan will film most of his scenes with Sophie Thompson, who plays Mafalda Hopkirk, and David O’Hara, who is Albert Runcorn.Mafalda’s identity is taken over by Hermione, played by Emma Watson, while Albert is taken over by Harry, played by Daniel Radcliffe.

Steffan and his new co-stars have already met the young actors so that they could watch their mannerisms which they had to adopt for their own roles.“They would do a scene and then we would do it after them.” Steffan was impressed with the young Harry Potter stars who were catapulted to fame when they were all still at school after filming the first Harry Potter movie.“I was pleasantly surprised by how lovely and normal they are,” he said."

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can’t wait!

Posted by Lady of the Lake on November 23, 2009, 11:59 AM report to moderator
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thats a cool part in the book. and wat steffen was so nice to them.

Posted by magicmaniac on November 23, 2009, 02:30 PM report to moderator
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Oh wow, I am getting chills just thinking about this part of the movie.

Posted by Want to be a Weasley on November 23, 2009, 03:21 PM report to moderator
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very cool

Posted by 7Pirates on November 23, 2009, 04:13 PM report to moderator
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eeek! cannot wait to see this scene even though it is soooo far away, but i loved this part in the book!!

Posted by KC Nox on November 23, 2009, 04:21 PM report to moderator
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Can’t wait!!!!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on November 23, 2009, 06:01 PM report to moderator
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Cool! I always wondered how woud they do this!!!

Posted by Jane_Potter on November 23, 2009, 08:41 PM report to moderator
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oh wow that’s cool great to hear, must be hard for the adult actors to impersonate the trio.

Posted by Snunkiebrian (Gold Marauder46) on November 23, 2009, 09:01 PM report to moderator
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one of the best part of the books

Posted by madman1277 on November 24, 2009, 12:59 AM report to moderator
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Can’t wait for the movie!

Posted by beewell on November 24, 2009, 01:08 AM report to moderator
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Oooooh! Excitinh…. but sad :( It’s ending too quickly :(

Posted by Beazy :) (Formerly: MidnightSun321 ) {!!ROAR!!} on November 24, 2009, 02:39 AM report to moderator
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*Exciting

Posted by Beazy :) (Formerly: MidnightSun321 ) {!!ROAR!!} on November 24, 2009, 02:40 AM report to moderator
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one of my fav chapters! love it!

Posted by Matea on November 24, 2009, 03:00 AM report to moderator
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This is a heart-racing scene, they must not mess it up! :) SO EXCITED!!!!

Posted by ginevrapotter07 on November 24, 2009, 04:37 AM report to moderator
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That’s cool…

Posted by Won_Two on November 24, 2009, 10:04 AM report to moderator
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