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USA TODAY: Burrow Attack Scene in Half-Blood Prince a Standout Scene

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Posted by: sue
April 24, 2009, 10:34 PM

We've known for many months now, even witnessed footage seen in the newest trailer, that there is to be an attack on the Burrow included in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In their guide to Summer movies, the USA Today has a very brief preview of the film, and notes the events at the Burrow are a "Standout Scene." While this preview is only a few sentences long, it does contain a cool new detail and slight description of the attack:

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (July 17)
Warner Bros.

The principals (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint) return for the sixth installment, as Lord Voldemort's threat hangs heavier over Hogwarts as Dumbledore prepares Harry for the final battle with his ultimate foe. Meanwhile, adolescent hormones run wild through the corridors of the academy.

Standout scene: While visiting Harry and the Weasleys, part-werewolf Lupin (David Thewlis) catches a strange scent outdoors. Soon huge snake-like flames slither toward the house as Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange (Helena Bonham Carter) appears and leads Harry into the marshes while fire begins to consume the porch and walls.

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731 Points

wow really cool

Posted by Frances Anne on April 25, 2009, 12:58 PM report to moderator
5489 Points

as long as it fits in with the rest of the movie and serves a purpose, i’m all for the burrow scene!

Posted by avrenim [WBM!] on April 25, 2009, 01:36 PM report to moderator
267 Points

cool!!! yay remus :)

Posted by RaWr...WeReWoLf on April 25, 2009, 01:55 PM report to moderator
2588 Points


Posted by phantomdave79 on April 25, 2009, 01:56 PM report to moderator
879 Points

awesome scene….cannot wait for the movie…I want it now :(

Posted by Ascendancy on April 25, 2009, 02:17 PM report to moderator
524 Points

I think this will be a great film and it will show how even Magical fokes have the same feelings as we muggels

Posted by HGROSS44 on April 25, 2009, 02:45 PM report to moderator
3463 Points

He “smells” a scent, lol! Wait can he smell really good while he is human?

Posted by BeAchL0veEr05 ☼ on April 25, 2009, 02:51 PM report to moderator
8256 Points

This scene looks amazing and I’m sure it’ll fit right in with the flow of the film!

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on April 25, 2009, 03:05 PM report to moderator
1067 Points

I’m excited to see a scene I have no clue what to expect. It will be nice to watch something not already knowing where it will go.

Posted by eiVega on April 25, 2009, 03:08 PM report to moderator
9765 Points

“part-werewolf” LOL. But at least they’re giving him SOME part in this film, after he got so short-changed in the last one.

Posted by maera-kyrie on April 25, 2009, 03:23 PM report to moderator
113 Points

I suppose we are to believe that due to him being a werewolf that he has increased smell like the majority of canines. There is nothing in the books to even suggested that Lupin has any increased smell or vision at least not when he is not transformed. The scene looks like it will be interesting even if its not in the book. From what I have read in the past it was added to more show that the world is no longer safe for anyone.

Posted by dobby_rocks on April 25, 2009, 04:13 PM report to moderator
781 Points

Ohhh! Sounds good!

Posted by Name Unknown on April 25, 2009, 04:52 PM report to moderator
1980 Points

thats not in the book!!!!!

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on April 25, 2009, 05:18 PM report to moderator

argh! am torn between love of any lupin screen time, and my concern that this scene will ruin the overall plotline (and good point ameema, he is a werewolf, simple as). suppose this scene will be ok if it adds to the story…though there is a reason the books sold as well as they did. If it aint broken etc…

Posted by dontcallmenymphadora on April 25, 2009, 05:25 PM report to moderator
604 Points

woot!!! go bellatrix!!

Posted by Crown Victoria [WBM] on April 25, 2009, 06:31 PM report to moderator
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