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Radcliffe, Watson Talk "Deathly Hallows" Filming Outside Hogwarts, Harry's Leadership, and More

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Posted by: Edward
January 14, 2010, 06:49 PM

Yahoo!Movies UK has published a short set report from a recent visit to the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" set.  The article contains quotes from actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) on the "road movie" feeling of the latest Potter film, commenting on filming outside the traditional Hogwarts sets.  On this subject, Miss Watson notes:

"It was so nice to be outside, in the forest and out of the studio - running about. It was so much fun. Because it’s such an emotional, heavy film, it was nice to get out and do some action stuff.  They were very fun scenes to film. Being out of Hogwarts just makes it really different. It just gives the audience a whole different experience. I’m so excited to see it together."
Mr. Radcliffe agrees, saying, "It might take people a while to adjust to this one... The main thing is we’re not at Hogwarts. It makes a huge difference. It gives the film a totally different feel."  Additionally, the young Harry Potter actor spoke to the changes in his character over the course of the final film, relating that "Harry is like a Roman Emperor in his last days and everyone is turning on him."  He continues:
"Harry is completely paranoid about what Ron and Hermione are saying about him. He thinks they’re doubting his leadership, but while he is asking people that, he himself is doubting his leadership. He has no plan, so he is pretty useless."
The full set report from Yahoo!Movies UK may be read right here.

Thanks much to Megan!

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A lot of people said that they didn’t like all the “camping” scenes in DH, but I just LOVED that stuff. It felt a lot like the French resistance in WWII – having to be very careful with who you can trust and living underground. Hermione is really the anchor in all this. She saves their butts countless times – always loyal to Harry and the goal of finishing off Voldemort. She does this even to the point of choosing the cause over Ron, much to her distress. The whole book is brilliant and I hope they portray that kind of living on the margins feel the book gives. I am very excited about these two movies!

Posted by realspace on January 16, 2010, 06:58 AM report to moderator
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Great interview!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on January 16, 2010, 07:19 AM report to moderator
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since thay said that the movie will have a different feel to it — it will be different watching someting ’’ different "

Posted by alicia00 on January 16, 2010, 07:21 AM report to moderator
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So excited for the last 2 movies but a bit sad too. I hope we will always have something to look forward to. :)

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on January 16, 2010, 08:45 AM report to moderator
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Great article! I’m so excited for this movie!

Posted by Wendelin the Weird on January 16, 2010, 10:42 AM report to moderator
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These last two movies sound like they are going to be the best of the series! I can’t wait to see them! :D

Posted by PhoenixFlight [ITC!] on January 16, 2010, 12:16 PM report to moderator
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Dan’s description of Harry being paranoid about everything and everyone in the DH book is so accurate. :D

Posted by HBPFan [ITC!] - CatPhoenix14 on January 16, 2010, 03:20 PM report to moderator
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Sounds like it will be great!

Posted by Little Deatheater on January 16, 2010, 05:10 PM report to moderator
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I’m looking forward to seeing Harry being all paranoid.

Posted by Boy With A Lightning Scar on January 16, 2010, 10:18 PM report to moderator
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Movie’s gonna be great! Can’t wait to watch it!!! :-D

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on January 17, 2010, 12:57 AM report to moderator
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Man I can’t wait for this movie! It’s going to be awesome!

Posted by sgarime1 on January 17, 2010, 04:42 AM report to moderator
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I am so excited for the film and can’t wait to see all the beautiful scenery!

Posted by Jacket on January 17, 2010, 05:42 AM report to moderator
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It will be interesting to see DH Pt 1 this year & see how everything fits together from the previous films until now. It will also be nice to see a change of scenery & see the effect it has on the performance of the actors. It has me quite excited to see some more DH trailers. :D

Posted by Bara on January 17, 2010, 07:01 AM report to moderator
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This film will be amazing!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on January 17, 2010, 12:16 PM report to moderator
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It will be interesting to see how they make Deathly Hallow into two movies

Posted by LulaL on January 17, 2010, 05:01 PM report to moderator
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