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Tom Felton: No Confirmation Yet on Aging for Deathly Hallows Epilogue

Felton Interviews
Posted by: sue
December 09, 2009, 06:11 PM

Several times in the past, cast members have discussed the possibility of playing themselves 19 years in the future for the epilogue to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. MTV has a new interview online tonight with actor Tom Felton who says he has not had confirmation yet on how that scene will be handled. Quotage:

"For the big-screen adaptation, does that mean older actors will portray Harry and the rest of the grown-up students? Or that the young stars will be aged through makeup effects or CGI technology? No decision has been made, according to Tom Felton, who plays peroxide-blond villain Draco Malfoy. "We haven't shot that yet, and I still haven't had the confirmation whether I'm doing it or we're going to get someone else to do it," he told MTV News while promoting the DVD for "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." "I haven't heard too much. I guess they're still making decisions about it now. It is a very exciting scene. I know Daniel [Radcliffe] and I have talked about it and said it'd be a lot of fun to do."

Tom later weighed in with more: "While Felton joked that he'd be cool with having Brad Pitt or Leonardo DiCaprio step in to play an adult Draco, the British actor maintained that he's looking forward to seeing what he will look like 19 years in the future. "It'd be kind of freaky to see what they come up with," he said

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3417 Points

I hope they just use the current actors and age them!!!

Posted by paul_hp_fan [OoM2] *ROAR* on December 10, 2009, 11:44 AM report to moderator
39 Points

omg i really hope they dont get other actors to do it too!! i completely agree with jreineke3!!!

Posted by tigerpatronus13 on December 10, 2009, 11:51 AM report to moderator
50 Points

I know you can’t always trust wikipedia, but I read that they intend to use make-up and CG on the original actors. I haven’t checked the sources, but it does sound like the best thing to do. And it’ll be fun to see the older-look interpretations :)

Posted by AK on December 10, 2009, 12:20 PM report to moderator
689 Points

I just want them to have dan, emma, rupert, bonnie, and tom to portray the characters. I feel it would just be better, but that’s me being selfish. lol

Posted by HPandtheDA007 on December 10, 2009, 12:21 PM report to moderator
462 Points

YAHhooo! I hope they do it, that would be something ;)

Posted by harrypottergirlll on December 10, 2009, 12:26 PM report to moderator
462 Points

Like the picers pics by the way!

Posted by harrypottergirlll on December 10, 2009, 12:27 PM report to moderator
171 Points

i agree with Christine! i hope they can get the original actors to do it. if it’s not them it will be sorta awkward.

Posted by cosmo409 on December 10, 2009, 12:43 PM report to moderator
5180 Points

i think they can and will do it!

Posted by hermionenluna TZS ROAR! on December 10, 2009, 12:49 PM report to moderator
72 Points

i really hope they use the same actors, especially tom :)
harry potter just wont be the same if they get new actors, even for just one scene.

Posted by TomFeltonLuvr on December 10, 2009, 12:49 PM report to moderator
22044 Points

ok! watching Brad Pitt in HP will be interesting… but… Noo!!! i don’t know!! it will be weird… oh God!! now scared!! XD

12382 Points

It’d be very confusing to use differant actors. It’s easy to age people 19 years, especially when they are all older than the chacters they play.

Posted by StarWarsHippie on December 10, 2009, 01:25 PM report to moderator
428 Points

But I really hope they will use Dan, Rupert, Emma, Bonnie & Tom on the last scene, the 19 years later. It will be interesting to know what they will look like if the aged 19 years.

Posted by alegria35 on December 10, 2009, 04:55 PM report to moderator
428 Points

It will be interesting to see how Dan, Emma, Rupert, Bonnie & Tom will look like if they were aged by 19 years.

Posted by alegria35 on December 10, 2009, 04:56 PM report to moderator
507 Points

oh i hope they age the actors not get new ones

Posted by lilmisssnape on December 10, 2009, 07:14 PM report to moderator
180 Points

Oh, and Bonnie!

Posted by phoenixortheflame on December 10, 2009, 07:50 PM report to moderator
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