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Cast Members for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Arrive In Wales for Shell Cottage Filming

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Posted by: sue
May 10, 2009, 06:00 PM

As announced previously, location filming for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be taking place this week in Pembrokeshire, Wales. As such, many of the cast and crew have arrived in the area. Many readers have emailed to say that members such as Dan Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron), Emma Watson (Hermione), Evanna Lynch (Luna), Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley) and even Warwick Davis (doing duty apparently as Griphook) are now in the area along with other crew, and visited the beach earlier today.  Day One filming is due to start in the very early hours tomorrow at Freshwater Beach for scenes involving Shell Cottage, the location of those dramatic and emotional moments with Dobby. Thanks so much to TLC reader Jo, we have some photos of the cottage today as last minute preparation continues, even on the garden out back; you can see more here in our galleries and see additional ones on her flickr account. Update: Jo notes too that on close inspection of the cottage "From the looks of the conservatory and garden, it looks like they may do some internal filming. You can also see a chair in one of the front windows. I couldn’t get over the detail, the little window next the chimney is just such a nice effect, even lobster pots in the garden!" Also, courtesy of a  Facebook group for Freshwater Beach has photos from Sian, here showing crews setting up for filming.

Please note: Given the high profile nature of this filming, many photographers and press are already in the area, and local officials have stated that the traffic routes will be affected by the filming, but pedestrian traffic can still get through to the beach. If you are there for the filming, which will be going on all week long, Monday May 11 through May 15th, please email your reports and photos and videos to staff@the-leaky-cauldron.org. Stay tuned, this should be a very exciting week!

Thanks so much to Jo, S, and to all who have emailed!

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116 Comments

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I’m glad to hear, I can’t wait for that sceen.

What about the other ones? Fleur? Dean? Olivander?
I really hope they don’t cut them.

And Warwick Davis as Griphook.. hmm..

Posted by Cheimonas on May 11, 2009, 04:11 AM report to moderator
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Bill was cast?! How did I miss that important piece of info? Any news on whether fluer will be there too?

Posted by Kamidee {ROAR!} [TZS] on May 11, 2009, 04:41 AM report to moderator
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Awesome for this to happen. Where is Fleur?
Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on May 11, 2009, 05:05 AM report to moderator
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I’m glad Warick is doing Griphook. He’s a better actor than Verne. And it’ll make things alot easier than just having him doing voice-over seperately.

Posted by Albus Dumbledore on May 11, 2009, 05:35 AM report to moderator
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isnt dobby going to die here?? huhuhu :(

Posted by gayle.marie [[ ROAR ]] on May 11, 2009, 05:40 AM report to moderator
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Cool, wish i could go to the set! They should film closer to home :P

Posted by Prisoner Of Azkaban on May 11, 2009, 05:52 AM report to moderator
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I would love to see Clémence Poesy back. Not because her character was awe-inducing and all that important, but just for the sake of continuity, you know.

Posted by Boy With A Lightning Scar on May 11, 2009, 05:59 AM report to moderator
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They are wonderful photos and I’m looking forward to the movie. I was surprised to find out that Part 2 of DH was set to be released just 6 months after Part 1. I’m so glad! I figured I’d be waiting at least a year longer. Exciting!

Posted by jlh423 on May 11, 2009, 06:04 AM report to moderator
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Were is Olivander and Fleur?????????

Posted by Slytherin Princess ^hiss^ on May 11, 2009, 06:16 AM report to moderator
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Awesome

Posted by bec majec *roar* on May 11, 2009, 06:45 AM report to moderator
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It looks amazing!! Does anyone think that it has a tint of Weasleyish in it?
I can’t wait for this movie :].

Posted by Live Laugh Love Potter ♥ROAR♥ on May 11, 2009, 06:50 AM report to moderator
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Omg… I <3 the cottage… Anyway, wht ’bout fleur..mmmh

Posted by Rita_Dumbledore94 on May 11, 2009, 07:24 AM report to moderator
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these movies are going to be mind blowing =D

Posted by iLoveDolores [FTC!] on May 11, 2009, 07:56 AM report to moderator
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I have faith Ollivander will be there. Like Sue said there is a whole week of filming. He is already set to return I doubt he would only be at the Malfoy manor. Too much excitement!

Posted by IwishIwas@Hogwarts on May 11, 2009, 08:20 AM report to moderator
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Ahhh exciting!!!

Posted by loony_slytherin on May 11, 2009, 08:59 AM report to moderator
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