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Emma Thompson to Return as Trelawney in "Deathly Hallows" Film?

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Posted by: Edward
March 23, 2010, 12:14 AM

An interesting bit of information has been published in the the April issue of Tatler magazine, regarding the possible return of actress Emma Thompson as the character of Professor Trelawney in the final "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" film.  An interview with Celemence Posey, who portrays the character of Fluer in the Harry Potter films, contains a brief mention of Ms. Thompson when Miss Posey relates her feelings on recognizing people she admires.  The magazine, scans from which can be found here care of Clemence-Posey.org, says:
"But in Paris, she adds, 'the French are too snob' to admit to recognising anyone. 'And I'm proud of that!' So proud that when Emma Thompson -- a heroine of hers -- was in make-up for Harry Potter the other day and she felt a goosepimply 'Aaaah!', she 'didn't say anything. Because I'm French! I won't admit it!'"
As readers will recall, Emma Thompson has stated she will not be retuning for the "Deathly Hallows" films. Official confirmation has yet to come from WB regarding this casting rumor.

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102 Comments

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OMG! i hope so!!!!!!!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on March 23, 2010, 06:25 AM report to moderator
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WOW that’s great, she played her role very well as Professor Trelawney, and I was looking forward to seeing her throw one of those crystal balls down on top of the Werewolf Firir Grayback’s head!!!! that scene is going to be quite funny indeed!!! lol

Posted by Mistic Willow on March 23, 2010, 06:49 AM report to moderator
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696 Points

Maybe she’s going to have a larger role and they wanted it to be a surprise

Posted by Nwrosey on March 23, 2010, 06:52 AM report to moderator
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Ooooh she must come back!!!!!! She’s so fabulous!!!

Posted by Peace.Love.Potter ♥ on March 23, 2010, 07:39 AM report to moderator
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I just want to see her chucking crystal balls at Death Eaters. That would make my day.

Posted by Atticus on March 23, 2010, 07:53 AM report to moderator
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Talking with Miroca (she is here on MyLeaky), we realised that this could be good news to the Snape memories scene. They could use Trelawney to show Snape hearing her predicting Harry’s prophecy to Dumbledore… then show Snape giving the information to Voldemort… and, finally, justify why he felt guilty enough about Lily to help Dumbledore.
They need to explain Snapes motives somehow… and Emma Thompson being in the movie could point to a solution.

Posted by Thio on March 23, 2010, 08:14 AM report to moderator
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Wow, interesting bit of news!

Posted by Want to be a Weasley on March 23, 2010, 08:39 AM report to moderator
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401 Points

Yay! That would be awesome!

Posted by All Was Well on March 23, 2010, 09:09 AM report to moderator
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He he. You spelt Clemence like “Celemence” he he. Sorry, I had to point that out. I really hope she’s going to return because she said she wasn’t because she was doing Nanny McPhee. GO EMMA THOMPSON why doesn’t she look like Trelawny? She looks much better as she is without the HP makeup!

Posted by LoveTomRiddle [ROAR] on March 23, 2010, 09:26 AM report to moderator
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187 Points

Really hope she will be in it

Posted by BellatrixGranger on March 23, 2010, 09:45 AM report to moderator
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Actually, I don’t care if she’s in DH—it’s such a small bit—it was far more important, I think, for her to be in HBP telling Harry about Snape overhearing the prophecy. And, of course, she wasn’t (thanks WB).

Posted by izziewitch on March 23, 2010, 09:48 AM report to moderator
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I hope she’ll be in the movie!
I can’t imagine anyone else playing Trelawney…

Posted by Nargles18 on March 23, 2010, 09:53 AM report to moderator
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i hope shes in there

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on March 23, 2010, 09:54 AM report to moderator
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If she is in there at all, if it’s not for more than “I’ve got more for those who want them” or whatever, I think it will just be a jarring distraction in the battle scene especially if the movies are supposed to be entertaining for people who haven’t read the books, or even seen all the films. I think it would be great to run little clips of the characters destinies over the end credits, but you don’t need new footage for that.

Posted by Caracticus on March 23, 2010, 10:19 AM report to moderator
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I hope she is back. I was so looking forward to seeing Professor Trelawney throwing crystal balls at Death Eaters!

Posted by RavenclawDancer on March 23, 2010, 10:32 AM report to moderator
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