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Jim Broadbent Confirms Return as Slughorn for Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 07:05 AM

The BBC has a new interview with actor Jim Broadbent about his role as Professor Horace Slughorn for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince where speaks very highly of the Trio of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. "I've worked with younger, they didn't seem young, they're quite grown up now and quite sophisticated and very good young actors," he explains."I took it from them, as they inhabit their roles in such a natural and easy way that it's just good to be able to join them and try and get on with it as easy as they are. It's terrific." The article also includes a video snippet with the actor, he recalls his favorite scenes in the movie, doing scenes with Robbie Coltrane and their drunken memorial for Aragog and more. Finally, the BBC piece says Jim Broadbent is currently filming again as the Slytherin Potions master for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Thanks James!

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28 Comments

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Man he was really brilliant in HBP! I’m glad!

Posted by KimmyZ on July 15, 2009, 01:43 PM report to moderator
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He was so good in it, it was a great Slughorn. I’m glad he’s coming back

Posted by WolfyWizard on July 15, 2009, 01:43 PM report to moderator
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cool im glad hes coming back. i wish Krum would come back for the wedding scene.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on July 15, 2009, 02:12 PM report to moderator
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He was AWESOME as Slughorn! I especially loved the story he told about Lily leaving him the flower that turned into a fish. That was sooo sweet. I seriously cried on that part.

Posted by cghambright on July 15, 2009, 02:15 PM report to moderator
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yeah! he was a awesome slughorn, prefection!

Posted by friendofblob on July 15, 2009, 03:03 PM report to moderator
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He was amazing in HBP, so I’m thrilled to hear this! Yay :D

Posted by Jade Danielle (WBM) on July 15, 2009, 04:24 PM report to moderator
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Good- this makes for less confusion in later movies. Fans usually get a bit miffed when movie series recast characters.

Posted by cauldronjane on July 15, 2009, 11:22 PM report to moderator
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I’m really glad that he’ll be back to the Deathly Hallows movie!

Posted by hermione97 on July 16, 2009, 06:23 AM report to moderator
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Cool.

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He is not the Slughorn from the book but he plays the part great.

Posted by jediofthelost on July 22, 2009, 08:41 PM report to moderator
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24135 Points

good news, that’s really good news :)

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on July 25, 2009, 10:37 PM report to moderator
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Jim males a great sofa…can’t wait to see him in DH!

Posted by Jacket on August 09, 2009, 12:45 PM report to moderator
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Squee!

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on September 07, 2009, 07:11 PM report to moderator
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