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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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YAAAY!! i’m so excited!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by DanielBonnie28 on May 11, 2009, 09:48 AM report to moderator
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WOW!! Can’t wait… WHat about Fleur??

Posted by R-for-H {ROAR} :D on May 11, 2009, 10:00 AM report to moderator
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A lot of people seem to think Fleur may not be cast in DH. Does anyone know for sure??

Posted by KB Prez [ROAR!] on May 11, 2009, 10:18 AM report to moderator
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YAY!!! SO COOL!!! I can’t believe they’re already filming these scenes! I wonder if Clemense Posey (Fleur), Alfie Enoch (Dean), and John Hurt (Ollivander) are going to be there?

Posted by cghambright on May 11, 2009, 10:38 AM report to moderator
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I really hope we get to see some awesome pictures!

Posted by Lady of the Lake on May 11, 2009, 11:29 AM report to moderator
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Everything looks awesome.

Posted by Dolemite [FTC!] on May 11, 2009, 12:10 PM report to moderator
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oooo – looking forward to seeing Bill on screen!!

Love the location too…such a cute little cottage

Posted by NessieB on May 11, 2009, 12:16 PM report to moderator
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cool!!! omg!!!!

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soo exciting!!!!!

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on May 11, 2009, 12:42 PM report to moderator
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soo exciting!!!!!

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on May 11, 2009, 12:42 PM report to moderator
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i’m still on love with shell cottage!!!! i wanna live there!

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I wonder where the rest of them are…

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on May 11, 2009, 01:30 PM report to moderator
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The more I see, the more I like it! :D

Posted by maera-kyrie on May 11, 2009, 01:58 PM report to moderator
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YAY

Posted by iconshero [GftW] on May 11, 2009, 02:25 PM report to moderator
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The cottage is beautiful!

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on May 11, 2009, 02:43 PM report to moderator
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