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Toby Jones Says Role as Dobby for Both Deathly Hallows Films

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Posted by: sue
March 16, 2009, 04:47 PM

Last January, we told you that actor Toby Jones would reprise his role in the Harry Potter films series by again providing the voice of Dobby the House Elf for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Today, the actor made mention of his return to the series by noting: " I’m currently doing the new Harry Potter film; in fact, the last two Harry Potter films."

Please note: As readers will recall, there has been much ado and speculation over the possible splitting of the films, with the events involving the beloved House Elf at Malfoy Manor and Shell Cottage often discussed. While most certainly we do not yet know where the breaking point in the films will take place, or what all this may mean, it is interesting to note the mention of his return for both movies. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows films is currently in production in England, with Part One set for release November 19, 2010, and Part Two due July 15, 2011.

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4186 Points

Yay, Dobby is back!!!

I think the split will be at the end of the Deathly Hallows chapter, when Harry says Voldemort’s name and the Death Eaters show up…

Posted by PhoenixSong {{{ROAR}}} on March 17, 2009, 05:35 AM report to moderator
31 Points

It is possible that they’re going to introduce Dobby again BEFORE Malfoy Manor- we haven’t seen him from movie 2 and he needs more screen time if his death is supposed to be very emotional.

Posted by LoonyLucy on March 17, 2009, 06:09 AM report to moderator
925 Points

I find it ironic that Dobby was omitted from all the films after CoS to save time/cost, only to reappear in DH in, presumably, non-canon scenes because of that omission. I wonder what canon material will have to be omitted from DH just so that WB can cater for the non-readers by papering over the cracks.

Posted by Graymayne on March 17, 2009, 06:12 AM report to moderator
586 Points

YAY :D I am so glad they won’t remove Dobby :D

Posted by thereshegoes on March 17, 2009, 06:31 AM report to moderator
504 Points

Yay! for Dobby
Although I can’t see them using him in both movies?

Posted by pinkmoosely on March 17, 2009, 07:22 AM report to moderator
2482 Points

This means Dobby will die in part two, I suppose. I bet the split will be after Godric’s Hollow.

Posted by ele0206 -ROAR- on March 17, 2009, 07:28 AM report to moderator
174 Points

Hmm thats cool, so we know now that malfoy manor will probably be in the 2nd film. I really want to know where the cut of point will be.
Also who plays the voice of kreacher?

Posted by Felix Felicis on March 17, 2009, 08:33 AM report to moderator

yay for the break after the silver doe and return of ron!

Posted by pottershrink on March 17, 2009, 09:03 AM report to moderator
304 Points

I was just talking with someone else who believes that the split between parts 1 and 2 might occur at Malfoy Manor. This just reaffirms his position.

Posted by Alison on March 17, 2009, 09:11 AM report to moderator
12100 Points

Interesting indeed. I am glad they are bringing Dobby back. The film is going to have to work hard for his death to have as much impact as it did in the book. Good luck with that.

Posted by lilhpchick20 on March 17, 2009, 09:34 AM report to moderator
1126 Points

Dobby RULES!!!

Posted by shellymione {WBM} on March 17, 2009, 10:12 AM report to moderator
2043 Points

OMG am so glad that he going to be in it yet sad too oh dobby your just the best

Posted by GinnyRose2004 on March 17, 2009, 10:13 AM report to moderator
604 Points

Ok, so we know know that the first movie ends BEOFRE Shell Cottage. Thats something, at least

Posted by Crown Victoria [WBM] on March 17, 2009, 10:16 AM report to moderator
8069 Points

Wahoo!! Two movies, this is great news!

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on March 17, 2009, 10:24 AM report to moderator
358 Points

I love Dobby! I’m sooooo happy that they’re keeping him! Hopefully they’ll mention him or something earlier on and make his death as (or almost as sad) as it was in the book… “And with a little shudder the elf became quite still, and his eyes were nothing more than great glassy orbs, sprinkled with light fom the stars they could not see”. Jo writes so beautifully…

Posted by Dances with Dobby on March 17, 2009, 11:23 AM report to moderator
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