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Empire Magazine Scan Online; Dan Radcliffe Talks Seven Potters Sequence

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Posted by: Edward
January 05, 2010, 09:39 AM

Thanks to reader Euan we now have a scan of the February 2010 Empire Magazine feature on the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" film.  Available to view right here, this short preview includes actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and director David Yates relating their experiences and feelings about the final film.  While describing the "Deathly Hallows" film as the "hardest film to do," Mr. Radcliffe noes that "as long as you equal that kind of toughness with your enthusiasm, then it sort of goes away."  The young actor goes on to mention filming the flight of the seven Potters sequence by saying:

"We are actually filming what is probably the single most complicated sequence we've done in any of the films.  Everyone's changing into me and nobody really knows what's going on.  I'm dressing up as everyone else ad they're dressing up as me, and, well it's very confusing."
In regards to Part Two of the final Potter film, director David Yates feels that each film is "very different."  He relates:
"Jo [Rowling] described the book as a bit of a road movie so the first of the two movies is gonna feel very much like that.  I watched the first assembly of Part One just last week, and the most interesting dynamic is that you're taking these three characters we know quite well away from the comfort zone of Hogwarts.  ANd you really can't underestimate the odd power of that."
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One" is slated for a November 2010 release.

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680 Points

I can’t wait to see the Seven Potters scene! I just re-read it last night!

Posted by KimmyBlair on January 05, 2010, 06:56 PM report to moderator
101 Points

omg david yates has already seen a first cut??? i didnt know it was already done! so i guess theyve been filming part two since fall and through may. wow im beyond excited. hope they do the midnight showings again. ill be buying the day they go on sale. this and the wizarding world of harry potter omg i think im going to burst. 2010 year of harry potter!!!

Posted by geminidreamatl29 on January 05, 2010, 09:06 PM report to moderator
12348 Points

Awesome!!! Can’t wait for the movie!!!!!!

Posted by LoveTomRiddle [ROAR] on January 05, 2010, 11:09 PM report to moderator
1599 Points

so glad they are keeping that in! i mean, its quite a big scene but i wouldnt put it past wbros to take something this big out…glad to hear tell that its being filmed! :D

Posted by Nealie Zealbie on January 06, 2010, 12:03 AM report to moderator
163 Points
I can’t wait for this film! It’s going to be exciting!
Posted by sgarime1 on January 06, 2010, 01:26 AM report to moderator
116 Points

1st comment! WOOHOO!

Posted by biggestharrypotterfan on January 06, 2010, 02:08 AM report to moderator
428 Points

really excited for this movie.

Is it November yet?

Posted by alegria35 on January 06, 2010, 02:45 AM report to moderator
52 Points

i love stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by harraí on January 06, 2010, 02:45 AM report to moderator
3048 Points

What an illuminating and intriguing article! I especially look forward to seeing how they handle the Seven Potters sequence in the final film.

Posted by Kirk on January 06, 2010, 03:35 AM report to moderator
2890 Points

Can’t wait for November already.

Posted by Laura Keaton [WBM!] on January 06, 2010, 03:41 AM report to moderator
1183 Points

oh boy, i hope dh will be AMAZING because we have to wait so long… interesting article, though. the seven potters scene wtill be cool, also the part with harry on sirius’s bike w/ hargrid. i have a feeling that this movie is going to be excellent, but part 2 is going to be epic. dan radcliffe even said “it’s going to be relentless… 200 miles per hour”… intense.

Posted by hermy007 on January 06, 2010, 04:38 AM report to moderator
4565 Points

It sounds like for this movie they are going to stick as close to the book as possible, which is good. I am definitely looking forward to this movie. And it should be rather funny and exciting to see 7 Harry Potters and watch each character transform! November can’t get here soon enough!

Posted by Ron&Hermione-4-ever [ROAR] on January 06, 2010, 04:39 AM report to moderator
22044 Points

Soo Cool

2168 Points

cant w8 4 part 1. and part 2, obviously, but u know wat i mean

Posted by MaggieNoise on January 06, 2010, 07:22 AM report to moderator
3134 Points

I cannot WAIT!!!

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