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Rita Returns? Rumor Alert on Miranda Richardson Back for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
May 07, 2009, 01:35 PM

Rumor Alert: Credible word has reached TLC that actress Miranda Richardson is in negotiations to reprise her role as scandal monger and Life and Lies of Albus Dumbledore author Rita Skeeter in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. TLC spoke directly to reps for Ms. Richardson today, and when asked if they could deny or confirm the report, was told several times "no comment." 

Readers will recall recently producer David Heyman told Empire magazine they are indeed still casting for the final films in the Harry Potter movies. As such, we must keep this new report about Ms. Richardson, who gave such a delightful performance as the nasty Rita in Goblet of Fire, firmly in the rumor category for now, until Warner Bros makes a formal announcement regarding the cast of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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thats so cool! I really liked her in GOF!

Posted by Matea on May 07, 2009, 01:42 PM report to moderator
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I hate rita skeeter but It would be nice to see her back

Posted by placebowiz on May 07, 2009, 01:43 PM report to moderator
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I hope she does, just for a little bit!

Posted by loony_slytherin on May 07, 2009, 01:54 PM report to moderator
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I hope this is true! She was great in GOF!

Posted by Wendelin the Weird on May 07, 2009, 01:55 PM report to moderator
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That would be great! :D

Posted by Mairéad on May 07, 2009, 01:56 PM report to moderator
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I really hope this turns out to be true! The final HP film needs to be like one big reunion! Can we get Sean Biggerstaff to make a cameo during the Battle at Hogwarts?

Posted by Stephanie J on May 07, 2009, 01:59 PM report to moderator
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Very cool. This means they might be fleshing out the whole subplot of the Life & Lies of Albus Dumbledore. Interesting…

Posted by eiVega on May 07, 2009, 02:02 PM report to moderator
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Great! great! great!
I wish all the important characters in HP were included in the last HP movie, And don’t forget Miriam Margolyes as Prof. Sprout…

Posted by EnricoDc on May 07, 2009, 02:04 PM report to moderator
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OOH! Exciting and insightful news! :D

Posted by maera-kyrie on May 07, 2009, 02:12 PM report to moderator
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I soooo hope this is true!

Posted by I've got a theory... *ROAR* on May 07, 2009, 02:28 PM report to moderator
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Rita doesn’t really appear in DH, only in an interview, but it would be a good way of getting in some of the bits about Dumbledore’s life if they dramatize it instead of having Harry (and Hermione) read it. Then again, if they add in one place, they’ll take away from another, won’t they (as usual).

Posted by izziewitch on May 07, 2009, 02:28 PM report to moderator
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About Miranda: Her last movie i saw is “Southland Tales”. Her performance there is really awesome.

Posted by EnricoDc on May 07, 2009, 02:30 PM report to moderator
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YES it would be soo awesome to have Rita back

Posted by Dragongamer187 [FTC!] on May 07, 2009, 02:32 PM report to moderator
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That would be AWESOME! I hope the rumor is true!

Posted by shellymione {WBM} on May 07, 2009, 02:38 PM report to moderator
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BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! HISSSSSSSSSS!!!! :D

Love to hate Rita Skeeter!! :) :) :) :)

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