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John Hurt Talks Ollivander for Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
June 28, 2009, 03:19 PM

The Brisbane Times has a new article online that includes a brief new interview of actor John Hurt, who discussess his return as Ollivander for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. First seen in Sorcerer's Stone as the mysterious wandmaker, John Hurt will reprise the role late next month and had a few words to say regarding the character in the film noting "He gets kidnapped and imprisoned and all sorts of nasty things happen to him," he says. "So I'm back again after seven years."

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WEEEE he’s so very perfectly weird in that role!! :D

Posted by GoddessMcG on June 29, 2009, 05:33 AM report to moderator
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He was definitely one of the most memorable characters in the first film. I imagine if will be very magical to see him on the big screen.

Posted by Liderc on June 29, 2009, 06:17 AM report to moderator
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How simply wonderful that he will be reprising his role. It is most difficult to get used to seen another actor in a lead role when it has been so successfully done by the original. Still have not forgiven Richard Harris for dying and not continuing on as Dumbledore! Sorry but still have not gotten used to Mr. Gambon.

Posted by hewy on June 29, 2009, 06:51 AM report to moderator
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Excellent!

Posted by Confederate Lady [CL, Rawwrrrr] on June 29, 2009, 07:32 AM report to moderator
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He’s an amazing Ollivander! Can’t wait to see him return to the role!

Posted by HermioneRon4ever on June 29, 2009, 07:46 AM report to moderator
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Glad he has that role, he’s perfect!

Posted by Won_Two on June 29, 2009, 08:42 AM report to moderator
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He’s is a great Ollivander…glad he’s back!

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on June 29, 2009, 10:37 AM report to moderator
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He is perfect for the role so I’m glad he came back to do it… would be odd with a different actor in his place anyways.

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on June 29, 2009, 02:19 PM report to moderator
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Good they were able to get him back.

Posted by Dolemite [FTC!] on June 29, 2009, 02:25 PM report to moderator
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For those who watch Merlin (and it’s getting better), John Hurt is the voice of the dragon.

Posted by SybilT on June 29, 2009, 02:31 PM report to moderator
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cool Im glad Ollivander is back. I wish he was in Goblet oof Fire like he was supposed to be.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on June 29, 2009, 03:11 PM report to moderator
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Glad he is back!

Posted by Lloyd on June 29, 2009, 03:53 PM report to moderator
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Brillant actor

Posted by Hagrid 713 (ROAR) on June 29, 2009, 06:16 PM report to moderator
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Brisbane Australia? I don’t think it is our Brisbane, t’would be a bit random…
Glad to hear we’ve got the original Olivander back, I want to so lots of old familiar faces in DH!

Posted by bec majec *roar* on June 30, 2009, 02:49 AM report to moderator
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i’m glad that John Hurt is coming back as Olivander, since he was in the first film! :)

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on June 30, 2009, 03:59 AM report to moderator
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