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Deathly Hallows Filming Update: Sirius Black's Motorbike is Back!

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Posted by: sue
July 26, 2009, 08:40 AM

Check it out! The flying motorbike belonging to Sirius Black is back, as witnessed in new location photos for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Although not so airborne as in the books, you can see these new pics (more here all courtesy of HP4U) of stunt doubles for Hagrid and Harry zooming along the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing tunnel and bridge express  way in Kent, England as they did a sequence to be used for the Seven Potters scene. Neither Dan Radcliffe nor Robbie Coltrane were present for the filming. HP4U.co.uk reports that "the bulk of the shoot was centered on obtaining wide shots of the pair being chased into the tunnel. Harry wearing a grey hoodie with a stripe down the arm and wand at the ready, Hagrid, in his familiar huge coat and sporting his goggles sped at around 30 mph in real time speed, weaving in and out of traffic with great effect. For Friday morning, we were treated to further perspective shots of the pair racing through the tunnels, despite the oncoming traffic, weaving in and out with Hagrid seemingly kicking out at any vehicles which came too close and Harry casting spells to his rear."
Other filming for the scenes will take place at both Leavesden and on location, rumored to be Hartfordshire over the next few weeks.

Thanks much to HP4U.co.uk, ONTD, SS, and all who owled!


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174 Comments

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274 Points

I will be REALLY mad if they leave the flying part out….Stupid, DUMB David Yates….CURSE HIM INTO OBLIVION!!!!! CRUCIO! AVADA KEDAVRA!

Posted by Lilly-Angel1 on July 26, 2009, 07:30 PM report to moderator
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2333 Points

Yay!!! SO happy that they put it back in!!!!! Cant wait for DH!!!!!!

Posted by theREALGinnyWeasley on July 26, 2009, 07:58 PM report to moderator
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40 Points

lol That’s awesome!

Posted by Teresa_Weasley on July 26, 2009, 08:04 PM report to moderator
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it better be in the sky or ill be peed off. maybe the chase will start off on the ground then move to the sky. Harry and Hagrid could stay on the ground while the others fly. After the Death Eaters attack maybe they will move to the sky until they get to the Tonks’ and HAgrid jumps off of the bike. It would be stupid to have the whole thing on the ground because the muggles will be crashing after seeing all of that.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on July 26, 2009, 08:15 PM report to moderator
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2799 Points

I can’t wait to see the scene in the movie! I’m sure it’ll be awesome, either way.

Posted by 3 Weasley Twin (ROAR!) ~{WWW Employee}~ on July 26, 2009, 08:22 PM report to moderator
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2707 Points

There Will Be A Angry Mob At The Filming Gates If It Is Not In The Air!

Posted by jediofthelost on July 26, 2009, 08:25 PM report to moderator
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181 Points

“Also, my gut is telling me that by doing it this way they aren’t including the Seven Potters and that would be awful.”

The Seven Potters IS being included. David Heyman SAID two weeks ago it was being included. In fact it will be shot in the next couple of weeks.

Seriously, people. You need to chill and stop reacting to every little thing, and often it’s for no reason. For an example, you all overreacted to the comment made by Lupin about “the Dark Lord is training Draco Malfoy for a mission”, thinking they had changed it so the Order knew. Now you have all seen the film you know he was just repeating what Harry said, just like in the book.

Calm down. We have a long way to go until next November. Plus, I am fairly certain they have already done some stunt rehearsals for the Seven Potters scenes, I seem to remember hearing about an aerial sequence months ago.

Posted by mouse68 on July 26, 2009, 08:39 PM report to moderator
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sucks that it won’t be flying but at least its in the movie

Posted by Tom riddles girl on July 26, 2009, 09:15 PM report to moderator
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305 Points

What the heck???? Not flying?…. this is going to suck!…..

Posted by Carol Carvalho on July 26, 2009, 09:23 PM report to moderator
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256 Points

This is so cool, im sure that only part of it will be on the ground. hopefully it’ll mostly be in the air as in the book

Posted by WolfyWizard on July 26, 2009, 09:35 PM report to moderator
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462 Points

I can totally tell it’s not really Dan and Robbie! Despite that Harry double looked back =P

Posted by harrypottergirlll on July 26, 2009, 09:51 PM report to moderator
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141 Points

OMG, Leaky, can you please put an article up once it is CONFIRMED that the flying is in (like half of us already KNOW here on the boards since the rest of the filming of the seven Potters is happening in a few weeks at Leavesden) so the rest of the folk can CALM DOWN!?! lol I mean, honestly, people, DO YOU NOT READ THE COMMENTS!? Over half of us have stated the FLYING IS IN as clearly indicated by David Heymen and Leavesden – this portion is probably for TWO SECONDS OF SCREEN TIME! (Believe me, I DO film work, you can work ALL day for 10 seconds of film!) Please…calm…down. :) :)

Posted by BwaySaint on July 26, 2009, 09:52 PM report to moderator
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3560 Points

Every day, I see more news and details that make me excited about Deathly Hallows. They are having all of the needed characters, indicating that the plot will be much closer to the book; they are seeming to fill the holes left by the removal of plot points from past movies; and now they are seeming to do the chase sceen closer to right. Yeah!!!!

Posted by Brosia, OoM 2 [WBM] on July 26, 2009, 10:17 PM report to moderator
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622 Points

I love Harry in that little side-car. SQUEE, I can’t wait!

Posted by The Hufflepuff Giraffe on July 26, 2009, 10:34 PM report to moderator
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376 Points

im pretty sure that they’ll start off on the ground and then fly into the air.
anyways, why in the world would the film flying outside?
they’d do that infront of a greenscreen in a studio as they did quidditch.

Posted by john-robert. on July 26, 2009, 10:56 PM report to moderator
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