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Domhnall Gleeson Discusses Harry Potter; Working with Father on New Film

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Posted by: Edward
January 15, 2010, 12:07 PM

The Belfast Telegraph has an article online featuring actor Domhnall Gleeson, who is set to portray the character of Bill Weasley in the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films, discussing the role of his father in an independent feature produced by the young filmmaker.  His father, Brendan Gleeson, has appeared in the Harry Potter films as Mad-Eye Moody, and was also cast in this family feature called "Noreen."  In the article Domhnall Gleeson briefly discusses working on the Harry Potter films, saying,  "Being an actor in Harry Potter is a different experience. It's fantastic at the same time but there are so many extras and it's just so huge, you're not in control of anything."  The report goes on to note the full family affair of the film, with his younger brother Brian is also part of the production.  "Noreen" is slated to premiere in Tullamore Omniplex in the spring.

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461 Points

deffiantly will fit in with the weasleys

Posted by LilLadySnape on January 15, 2010, 07:47 PM report to moderator
668 Points

I thought it was Mad-Eye! How cool!

Posted by Little Deatheater on January 16, 2010, 04:47 AM report to moderator
1232 Points

This is not Domhnall Gleeson, it’s Brandon Gleeson…

See below for picture of the real Domhnall…

Posted by SeveraSphyrna on January 16, 2010, 04:51 AM report to moderator
1232 Points

Sorry, misspelling…Brendan…

Here’s Domhnall’s wiki entry for good measure:

Posted by SeveraSphyrna on January 16, 2010, 04:55 AM report to moderator
803 Points

that’s Brendan gleeson- domhnall is HOT – not that brendan isn’t a handsome man – but domhnall has a face for magazine covers.

Posted by abandonedboyjon on January 16, 2010, 05:14 AM report to moderator
312 Points

Looking at the picture I was like, isn’t he a bit old? lol Thanks for making the correction guys. lol

Posted by Lucida on January 16, 2010, 05:26 AM report to moderator
1481 Points

He looks liek he is about 40 years old ? Hown old is he in the book?

Posted by Mew5645 on January 16, 2010, 05:45 AM report to moderator

People saying that’s a picture of Brendan Gleeson – are you mental? Or blind? Or possibly both?

Posted by The Cynic on January 16, 2010, 06:03 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

Please excuse my rather ham-fisted attempt at sarcasm above. Nobody looks THAT MUCH like their parent! lol lol…

Posted by Won_Two on January 16, 2010, 06:14 AM report to moderator
2027 Points

thats so wild cannot believe that both a father and sun were involved in a series this huge…just wild. and yeah i suppose they do look alike a bit…but not enough for anybody but the crazed (and awesome) fan to recongnize in the theaters

Posted by sunlitdays (ROAR) on January 16, 2010, 06:21 AM report to moderator
2168 Points

he seriously looks like his father

Posted by MaggieNoise on January 16, 2010, 06:51 AM report to moderator
65 Points

As Bill?…..i could see it.

Posted by xSlytherin Kissesx on January 16, 2010, 06:59 AM report to moderator
1420 Points

awww sweet i all ways wonderd how bill weasly would look like

Posted by alicia00 on January 16, 2010, 07:23 AM report to moderator
3940 Points

well he looks like a weasley to me ….interesting about the huge amount of extras, and i bet an actor does get lost in the shuffle.

Posted by just another weasley ROAR,OoM2GS on January 16, 2010, 08:36 AM report to moderator
4056 Points

He really does look like his dad but isn’t really what I imagined as Bill.

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on January 16, 2010, 08:41 AM report to moderator
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