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Actor from Croatia Cast for Role as Gregorovitch

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Posted by: sue
May 27, 2009, 10:58 AM

Several readers from Croatia have joyfully let us know the news that native actor Rade Serbedzija has been cast in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, possibly in the role of Gregorovitch, the wand maker and one time owner of the Elder Wand. Speaking in his native language during a recent press conference (seen here via YouTube), the Croatian Times reports that Rade said "I am going to play the role of a wizard who makes swords with special power. I will soon go to London to try on my costume." He also noted that "his role would be small but very interesting," with filming for the part due to take place in November.

Thanks much to Vladan, Matea, and Lucila!

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Actually on another Croatian site he is reported as saying: “I’m going to be making wands.” I’m so glad he’ll be in it. Croatian (and I suspect Serbian) fans are so glad he’ll be in Potter. Woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Iva on May 28, 2009, 02:37 AM report to moderator
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Awwww it’s the evil guy from Mighty Joe Young and the Photographer from Before the Rain!
LOLLL
<3 I love him he’ll do amazing!YES EXACTLY BEFORE THE RAIN MACEDONIAN MOVIE.

Posted by Martindjm on May 28, 2009, 03:14 AM report to moderator
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thats great

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on May 28, 2009, 03:22 AM report to moderator
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It’s so weird seeing a news report and not understanding anything at all lol He has to be Gregorovich. Other than him, the woman who answers the door in German (if they want to cast her too, I’d be willing to have myself killed by Ralph Fiennes :-P) and Grindelwald, there is no new foreign wizard in the story IIRC. And Grindelwald didn’t make “swords with special power”, he just stole one. Also, Grindelwald’s been cast already, so…

Posted by imaxchen on May 28, 2009, 03:53 AM report to moderator
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Good for him!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on May 28, 2009, 04:22 AM report to moderator
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excellent!!!! I’m exited!

Posted by laura399 {WBM} on May 28, 2009, 05:07 AM report to moderator
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Any word on Ariana yet?

Posted by Goury on May 28, 2009, 07:33 AM report to moderator
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yay! they didnt cut him!! and he looks great for the part!

Posted by KC Nox on May 28, 2009, 08:09 AM report to moderator
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Good choice.

Posted by muzic823{ROAR} on May 28, 2009, 08:15 AM report to moderator
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He looks like he would suit the role perfectly! I look forward to seeing him in the film.

Posted by Kirk on May 28, 2009, 08:16 AM report to moderator
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“Great

Can’t wait to see voldemort kill him"

Haha, yea… Can’t wait to see this movie it looks awesome! and I think he suits the role.

Posted by HermioneRon4ever on May 28, 2009, 08:32 AM report to moderator
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He looks like he’d make a believeable Gregorovitch !

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on May 28, 2009, 10:17 AM report to moderator
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Hey! He was in MI 2…the scientist who was taking Balerophon (sp) and Chimera to the US on the plane that crashes into the mountain!

Posted by Lucilla{ROAR!!} on May 28, 2009, 10:31 AM report to moderator
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Nice looking guy…

The comment from “Won_Two” said “… he won’t have to fake an accent”. I think that’s a testament to Jo that native actors be used. I know it was a condition for all the Hogwarts students. Good for her!!!

Posted by sessionka oom4 CW on May 28, 2009, 01:38 PM report to moderator
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That’s great, but “swords” ?!

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