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Devon Murray to Film Deathly Hallows Scenes as Seamus Finnigan Starting in October

Murray Interviews
Posted by: Edward
May 18, 2009, 08:14 PM

Actor Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan) has given a new interview to the Evening Herald Newspaper where he briefly discusses filming for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film.  Noting that his part will take 'more than six months to film' starting in October, Mr. Murray also speaks to the safeguarding the Deathly Hallows script.  He says: "It just wasn't safe to keep it there, as there was so much hype surrounding the new storylines, so they now use a safe house for the script."  The young actor goes on to relate his feelings of being in the public eye.  Quoteage:

"I don't really get recognised here that much and Irish people are so down-to-earth anyway, they would leave you alone even if they did know you.  It's more when I go to America that they go mad for anyone connected with the movie. It was also crazy when we did a promotional tour in Japan, I must have shook hands with about two million people during that trip alone, it was mental."
Finally, Mr. Murray talks about his activities in the downtime from the Potter films, particularly breeding horses at his Offaly stud farm.  Some of those horses, the article says, several are 'contenders for the 2010 Olympics.'

Thanks radcakesfan!

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thats great !!!!

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on May 18, 2009, 08:24 PM report to moderator
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I’ll be honest – can’t really decide if I ever enjoyed the casting of this character on screen. Eeek…Don’t know what it is, but it just doesn’t settle with me. I just pictured Seamus to be a bit burlier – or earthier. I don’t know…to each her own.

Posted by Smitch on May 18, 2009, 08:28 PM report to moderator
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umm…yes I love that guys. well duh look at my name!

Posted by GF_of_Seamus on May 18, 2009, 08:33 PM report to moderator
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i’m so glad they’re bringing back more and more characters for DH!

Posted by Phlegm dela Coeur on May 18, 2009, 08:35 PM report to moderator
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Wowsa

Posted by Griffie {Roar} on May 18, 2009, 08:47 PM report to moderator
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Awesome!

Posted by Serpensortia [FTC!] on May 18, 2009, 08:52 PM report to moderator
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Great news for Alan Rickman!
http://www.arts.ac.uk/conferments09.htm
http://www.arts.ac.uk/newsevents/1128/conferments-2009/

Posted by angelofthewaters on May 18, 2009, 09:00 PM report to moderator
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Aw, I really like Devon! Seamus was never really one of my favorite’s in the books, but I’ve always enjoyed him being in the films. I think Devon does an excellent job portraying him :)

Posted by TheMarmyBird on May 18, 2009, 09:05 PM report to moderator
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way cool :D what’s wrong with the site?

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on May 18, 2009, 09:29 PM report to moderator
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So apparently they are going to show some of Hogwarts in the first of the two films, presumably Ginny, Luna, and Neville (DD’s Army) attempting to steal the sword of Gryffindor…

Posted by DylanAqua on May 18, 2009, 09:30 PM report to moderator
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way neat :]

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on May 18, 2009, 09:31 PM report to moderator
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I am impressed that they are asking for him to devote six months to filming; that battle of Hogwarts sequence must occupy a lot of time in the eighth film. ;)

Posted by Kirk on May 18, 2009, 10:22 PM report to moderator
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eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep!!!

Posted by oOo Vetty oOo [ROAR] iL0VESEAMUS on May 18, 2009, 10:46 PM report to moderator
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eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep!!!

Posted by oOo Vetty oOo [ROAR] iL0VESEAMUS on May 18, 2009, 10:46 PM report to moderator
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YAY!!

Posted by gayle.marie [[ ROAR ]] on May 18, 2009, 11:01 PM report to moderator
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