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Jason Isaacs on Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: "A Pretty Nasty Fall From Grace"

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Posted by: sue
August 28, 2009, 07:16 PM

Actor Jason Isaacs was a guest today on BBC radio with Mark Kermode Live Five program where he discussed his role as Lucius Malfoy in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. He confirms he has completed filming on Malfoy Manor, and notes he will be back in a month or so to film those dramatic scenes with Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). In a very reflective interview highlighting his true appreciation of the series by J.K. Rowling, Jason speaks of the humiliation Lucius Malfoy endures in Deathly Hallows, noting the character has his legs cut out beneath him and suffers "a pretty nasty fall from grace," also remarking that Lucius loses his wand. Jason also weighs in on Half-Blood Prince, where he gives his thoughts on the differences that place in the film and script versus the novel involving Harry being frozen on the Astronomy tower.  He also says that the split point of DH is indeed a 'cliffhanger' but declines to reveal the point as all actors are legally bound not to reveal this, as they have signed a confidentially agreement.  You can download and listen to this interview where Jason also discusses his other work in the film "Good" with Viggo Mortensen and more at this link, then on the Friday August 28, right click and save as. Enjoy! Thanks so much Mikey! 

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Jason Isaacs is so cool!! i cant wait to see malfoy manner! i think he does a great job as lucius!

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on August 28, 2009, 11:19 PM report to moderator
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DARN!! I wish that I could know what the cliffhanger will be!

Posted by impoohnfrenz on August 28, 2009, 11:22 PM report to moderator
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yay! though I wish they’d cut his hair… makani is right, nobody would keep long hair in wartime! seriously!

Posted by silviaelisa22 on August 28, 2009, 11:36 PM report to moderator
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Yes! The Malfoy Manor! Now, release some pictures as to what the manor looks like so i can revise my Sim Malfoy house if necessary.

Posted by Dunedainsith on August 28, 2009, 11:59 PM report to moderator
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“fruity little drama queen” LOL nice :)

Posted by sunlitdays (ROAR) on August 29, 2009, 12:26 AM report to moderator
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I can’t believe they’ve already filmed Malfoy Manor… It’s getting so very close to the end ;-(
Seems like they’re gonna have a very busy October, if both the Gringotts scene and The Battle of Hogwarts are going to be filmed around October.

Posted by MischiefManaged on August 29, 2009, 03:02 AM report to moderator
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i cant wait to see the manner its going to be a great movie around… i hope

Posted by lexuslovesweasleys on August 29, 2009, 03:22 AM report to moderator
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Jason Isaacs is the perfect Lucius Malfoy!!!

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on August 29, 2009, 03:56 AM report to moderator
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sounds good, i cant wait till the DHs are out

Posted by JocundaSykes~ROAR~ on August 29, 2009, 04:44 AM report to moderator
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I seriously cannot wait for this film. SQUEEEEEE!! Ive always loved Jason Isaacs as Lucius, he won’t fail to disappoint.

Posted by TheGriff [ROAR!] on August 29, 2009, 04:44 AM report to moderator
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This look like a great interview. I love Jason Isaacs’ as Malfoy. SQUEEEEE I CANNOT WAIT FOR DEATHLY HALLOWS!!

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Absolutely brilliant as Lucius Malfoy.
Perfect cast for HP.

I’ve seen other movies with Jason in them. He is brilliant in all his roles. Very glad he was cast as Lucius Malfoy. Can’t imagine anyone else doing such a good job. Pleased Jason is staying for DH.

Posted by DobbyWinkyKreacher on August 29, 2009, 06:54 AM report to moderator
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awesome

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on August 29, 2009, 07:53 AM report to moderator
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Can’t wait
I wonder what the split point is…

Posted by mjkalldaway (ROAR) on August 29, 2009, 08:14 AM report to moderator
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All these little tidbits are making me so anxious to see the DH movies! waiting…waiting…

Posted by Dawna on August 29, 2009, 08:52 AM report to moderator
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