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"Defiance" DoP Eduardo Serra to Shoot "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

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Posted by: sue
February 14, 2009, 11:42 AM

Cinematographer Eduardo Serra will serve as Director of Photography on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as announced by film lighting company Panalux. Update: You can see the Panalux announcement here in our image galleries. Mr. Serra recently shot the acclaimed films "Defiance" with Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell, "Blood Diamond" with Leonardo DiCaprio, and was nominated for an Oscar Award for his cinematography on the film "Girl with a Pearl Earring." Please note: While this does seem official, we are trying to obtain confirmation from Warner Brothers, and will update with that when we can.

Principal photography is set to begin next week on the two part production of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in London, England.

Thanks much Matt!

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I am looking forward to seeing what he does for DH.

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on February 15, 2009, 06:03 PM report to moderator
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Oh, I’m so very excited for this!

Posted by ravenclaw1028 (wyfaced) on February 15, 2009, 11:40 PM report to moderator
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Now I really need to see those films. Drat my lack of funds! I’m sure he’s a good choice.

Posted by Noella_Mansrot [Raven] {WBM} on February 16, 2009, 02:37 AM report to moderator
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He’s portuguese YEAH!!!

Posted by Hedwig17 on February 16, 2009, 05:30 AM report to moderator
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i’ve never heard of him. I hope he does the books justice.

Posted by Bradyboy on February 16, 2009, 01:17 PM report to moderator
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Well I saw Girl with a Pearl Earring and though the cinematography was stunning. I’m sure he’ll do DH justice!

Posted by tinagin [ROAR]! on February 16, 2009, 01:17 PM report to moderator
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Wow, unexpected choice. I’m a fan of Cuaron’s work with PoA, but it’ll be interesting to see how he does it.

Posted by numb3r5ev3n on February 17, 2009, 03:29 AM report to moderator
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I’m really excited to see how this DOP does! Bet it will be great!

Posted by Shane [WBM] on February 17, 2009, 05:43 PM report to moderator
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cant wait for the film…
n i think he sounds like a really good choice

Posted by marisa_mendes on February 18, 2009, 02:09 AM report to moderator
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The guy isn’t directing the moive he’s director of photography but still part of it

Posted by sweetquietgirl89 on February 20, 2009, 02:14 AM report to moderator
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never heard of him, but sounds like he’s the right guy for the job…

Posted by Fairfortune (swan){WBM!} on February 21, 2009, 07:13 AM report to moderator
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I think these films keep getting better and more sophisticated.

Posted by Garden State Geek on February 24, 2009, 11:27 AM report to moderator
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