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Behind the Scenes: A Look at Creative Packaging for Weasley Wheezes in Half-Blood Prince

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Posted by: sue
August 12, 2009, 03:56 PM

There are new looks online today at some of the packaging for products found in Weasley Wheezes joke shop, as seen in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Creative Review has this look (and here in our galleries) at some of the packaging for humorous products such as "Magical Mustache Miracle Stubble Grow" and "Anti Gravity Hats" and more, with the designer Nicholas Saunders saying:

"I was briefed to work on the Weasleys Wizarding Wheezes originally," Saunders continues. "I was also asked to come up with a number of names for more  products (such as Anti Gravity Hats) to adorn the shelves. Then after the product names were approved and cleared I used the names as a base to start the designs. When the boxes were ready they were printed on mass up to 400 then they were placed on boxes of all different shapes and sizes. Then after this stage the set dressers took them to fill three storeys [sic] of shop shelves in the shop on the Diagon Alley set."

On his personal website, the designer also says he is at work again on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Posted by Albus Marcos Dumbledore on August 12, 2009, 05:27 PM report to moderator
478 Points

Great! Love that stuff! Wish I could really see some of them. Too bad that WWW didn’t have more screen time in the movie.

Posted by beewell on August 12, 2009, 05:39 PM report to moderator
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Very Cool.

Posted by bookishgal,OoM3,GS on August 12, 2009, 05:42 PM report to moderator
487 Points

totally awesome!

Posted by LulubelleI {WBM} on August 12, 2009, 06:04 PM report to moderator
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so awesome :D

Posted by tonksgirl *ROAR* on August 12, 2009, 06:05 PM report to moderator
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cool.. i wonder when they will anounce the winner of the love potion

Posted by Horcruxalej on August 12, 2009, 06:09 PM report to moderator
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Despite the brevity with which it was featured in the film, the set for Weasley Wizard Wheezes thoroughly impressed me! I must commend the crew for the fantastic job that it did on it!

Posted by Kirk on August 12, 2009, 06:16 PM report to moderator
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they look so cool!

Posted by Luce-Lupin !~ROAR~! on August 12, 2009, 07:10 PM report to moderator
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The amount of detail is incredible, considering that even in BluRay or HD you still wouldn’t be able to see much.

Posted by TerieB on August 12, 2009, 07:33 PM report to moderator
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So much detail for such little screen time. But it all looks great, and the video at the end of the article is cool.

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on August 12, 2009, 07:33 PM report to moderator
312 Points

those are too cool

Posted by got2lovme on August 12, 2009, 07:36 PM report to moderator
770 Points

I loved the shop scene. It would be cool if they made some of these products, like the bertie bott every flavour beans, for sale.

Posted by crazyforSeverus on August 12, 2009, 07:40 PM report to moderator
180 Points

can we buy any of this cause it is sooooo cool!!!!!

Posted by Ganduean-Vampiress on August 12, 2009, 07:48 PM report to moderator
3455 Points

thats totaly awesome!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on August 12, 2009, 08:17 PM report to moderator
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