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Oscar Telecast to Include Brief Clip of "Half-Blood Prince"

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Posted by: sue
February 11, 2009, 02:28 PM

The New York Times is reporting today that a brief clip from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be shown at the end of the Oscar telecast on February 22nd. This comes as producers of the Academy Awards program asked various studios to provide scenes and clips from upcoming movies for the Oscar show this year. Today, the Times says that Warner Bros will be showing footage from "Sherlock Holmes," directed by Guy Ritchie with Robert Downey Jr.; "Terminator Salvation," directed by McG with a temperamental Christian Bale; and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” directed by David Yates with Daniel Radcliffe."

At this point we do not know if the HBP footage will be from previously released trailers or this will be new footage, and we will update with more when we can. The Oscars will be broadcast on ABC television Feb 22, 2009  beginning at 8pm (ET).

Thanks Thiego!

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yah! im so excited i can’t wait to see it!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on February 11, 2009, 07:08 PM report to moderator
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well I know what I’ll be doing on the 22nd.

Posted by phantomdave79 on February 11, 2009, 07:22 PM report to moderator
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I hope that it is awesome new footage!

Posted by wizardinventor on February 11, 2009, 07:25 PM report to moderator
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dagnabit….I won’t be home that night….oh well, that’s what Youtube is for, right?

Posted by Fwanninator on February 11, 2009, 07:32 PM report to moderator
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I hope the Oscars don’t run over the allotted time. Sometimes the local channel will go straight to the news after the last award is announced; without the winners coming up to stage.

Posted by hrhgnl on February 11, 2009, 07:45 PM report to moderator
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I may actually watch the Oscards just because of this! :D

Posted by Ginevra86 on February 11, 2009, 07:48 PM report to moderator
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That’s great. Harry Potter is finally in the oscars even if It’s not for an awars. I’ve always wondered why lord of the rings one all of the oscars but Harry Potter hasn’t

Posted by Bradyboy on February 11, 2009, 07:56 PM report to moderator
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ohhhhh this is awesome! i will most certainly be watching the oscars now! teehee Christian Bale temperamental…sorry it’s just i read about it in entertainment weekly. he’s cool.

Posted by kayzz on February 11, 2009, 07:57 PM report to moderator
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Awards I meant not awars.

Posted by Bradyboy on February 11, 2009, 07:57 PM report to moderator
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Ohh exciting! DVR set!

Posted by Lindsay85 on February 11, 2009, 07:58 PM report to moderator
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Cool!!!! Can’t wait to see it. I watch the Oscars always.This just makes me want to watch it more . I hope to see some thing new, but it is still cool if it isn’t!!!!!!

Posted by Lady Grey OoM2,CW*ROAR* on February 11, 2009, 08:48 PM report to moderator
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Okay, I’ll watch it!! Haha, I just realized that’s the day of my Confirmation! But I think it ends at 5, so I’ll be okay. Me & my friends will probably have like a party or something ’Cuz we are off the next day!

Posted by BeAchL0veEr05 ☼ on February 11, 2009, 08:56 PM report to moderator
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So awesome! I can’t wait to see it!

Posted by sunflower_frames on February 11, 2009, 09:07 PM report to moderator
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I can’t wait!

Posted by bookmonster79 on February 11, 2009, 09:11 PM report to moderator
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Does it have to be at the end of the show. I can’t wait

Posted by huffledor on February 11, 2009, 09:22 PM report to moderator
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