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Agent Confirms Harry Melling Back Again as Dudley Dursley for Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
August 30, 2009, 08:57 AM

A minor update today regarding Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Widely expected and previously reported, the Dursleys will indeed seen in the final films with the agents for Harry Melling recently updating his page with word that he will reprise his role once again as Dudley Dursley for Deathly Hallows. This of course follows previous confirmation from Richard Griffiths last year that he would be back as Uncle Vernon, with Fiona Shaw also expected to return as Aunt Petunia.

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1166 Points

Good!! It has been disappointing not seeing the Dursleys, especially not in the last movie. It would have been a good scene to have Dumbledore waiting for Harry in the Dursley’s living room!!

Posted by JessSnape on August 31, 2009, 10:36 AM report to moderator
146 Points

awesome! I am so glad to hear that. I think because they’re splitting this book into 2 movies, they might actually get almost everything right!!

Posted by skiving snackboxes on August 31, 2009, 10:43 AM report to moderator
556 Points

He really suits the character..

Posted by Astha on August 31, 2009, 11:01 AM report to moderator
556 Points

That’s great, ‘cause he’s done well as Dudley…

Posted by Astha on August 31, 2009, 11:02 AM report to moderator
556 Points

I’m glad to hear the Dursleys’ are back in Deathly Hallows…

Posted by Astha on August 31, 2009, 11:09 AM report to moderator
770 Points

Yes! I am so glad they didn’t cut the Dursleys. “I don’ think you are a waste of space.” Love that part!

Posted by crazyforSeverus on August 31, 2009, 11:26 AM report to moderator
428 Points

cool. He should start working out, coz in the book he’s like.. beefy..

Posted by alegria35 on August 31, 2009, 12:23 PM report to moderator
1067 Points

I really hope they do the emotional complexity justice. There’s so much sadness yet confusion because they’ve always hated each other but are still family. I’m glad to see they are including it now I just hope they get it right.

Posted by eiVega on August 31, 2009, 01:11 PM report to moderator
4024 Points

That’s good! :D

Glad the Dursley coming back …..

1591 Points

FINALLY! I was really beginning to get worried as we had not had any confirmations so far concerning the Dursleys! Whew!

Posted by bookmonster79 on August 31, 2009, 05:03 PM report to moderator
5610 Points

yay the dursley’s are back in the films! yay!!!!

Posted by Peace.Love.Potter ♥ on August 31, 2009, 06:12 PM report to moderator
118 Points

Okay, no time to read all the comments so I’m sure I’m about to duplicate what others have said, but here goes anyway: I MUST have that goodbye from #4 Privet Drive. I MUST see Petunia almost say something to Harry, then change her mind and turn away from him. I MUST hear Dudley mention the time that Harry saved him from the Dementors. I MUST have that scene. Now I have hope that all of us will definitely have all these things. I just Hope that Steve Kloves keeps it just like it is in the book. I don’t want to see big changes in the dialogue.

Posted by iamminerva on August 31, 2009, 08:18 PM report to moderator
928 Points


Posted by sessionka oom4 CW on August 31, 2009, 08:38 PM report to moderator
3134 Points

Yay, I’m so glad Duddy-kins is coming back with Uncle Vernon and Auntie Petunia. I missed the Dursleys in HBP! The good-bye scene should be awkward and awesome. Can’t wait to see Fiona Shaw’s face when you know Petunia wants to say something to Harry, but can’t bring herself to do it.

2404 Points

Great that the Dursley’s will be back.

Posted by bookishgal,OoM3,GS on September 01, 2009, 01:55 AM report to moderator
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