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John Hurt Talks Return as Ollivander in "Deathly Hallows"

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Posted by: Edward
May 15, 2010, 01:20 PM

The Times Online has published a short Q & A interview with actor John Hurt (Ollivander), in which the venerable performer relates his impressions of the many aspects of his life, both onscreen and off.  In the article, John Hurt discusses the role of Ollivander in the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" film, as well as what it was like to return to the series after his extended gap between the first and last films.  Quoteagae:

The franchise  
It’s very strange really. I did the first one and thought that would be it. Nobody knew whether it was going to be successful. When I came back last December to do the last two, suddenly everybody’s grown up. Daniel’s 20. It’s very peculiar.
Potter fans  
They’re crazy about Ollivander — they love him! I’m not sure they will when they see the next one when he’s being tortured. I’ve never been pestered for an autograph. I get asked — usually by parents because the children are a bit too shy to ask. But I’ve never been pestered; I have a very good class of fan.
Thanks to SS for the heads up!

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48 Comments

Emma-w-emma-watson-8833950-100-100_thumb
175 Points

I am glad that they have kept the same cast throughout the film and haven’t tried to change any of the actors because the first film’s cast was brilliant and I especially loved Ollivander. I can’t wait to see his role in Deathly Hallows.

Posted by cOoLiO_bEans1494 on May 22, 2010, 12:50 PM report to moderator
Harry_snl_thumb
3134 Points

He was sooo good in his (brief) role in SS … I know he will be amazing in DH. He is terrific!

Picasion
1919 Points
I cant wait!!!
Posted by JackMeggers on May 31, 2010, 11:05 AM report to moderator
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