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Matt Lewis on Neville's Grandmother, Animagi, WWoHP and More at London Film and Comic Con

Lewis Interviews
Posted by: Rosi
July 22, 2010, 02:38 PM

An attendee at London Film and Comic Con has carefully transcribed the Q&A session with Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom). Lewis was a guest speaker at the event over the weekend and covered a wide range of topics from co-stars, fun off set and memories from his time on the Harry Potter film. Lewis says of Neville's grandmother, "[there] is a lady who has been cast as his nan. I have met her on set. That's all I can say." When asked whether Neville cuts off Nagini's head, as in the book, Lewis responds, "all I can say is that we've stuck to the book as much as possible."

The Neville Longbottom actor described watching Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) watch his own moving portrait at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as "the most surreal thing" and said that the theme park attraction was "unbelievable."

You can read the full transcript of the Q&A session on Tumblr at this link.

Thanks to for the heads up!

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884 Points

i really wish that the movie would COME OUT ALREADY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! if you are reading this David Yates, HURRY UP!!!! the movie is edited and finished, so GET IT OUT ALREADY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Posted by Mudblood_and_proud on July 23, 2010, 12:14 AM report to moderator
29 Points

That was more funny and interesting than I thought it would be. I’m glad I read it.

Posted by ayashe on July 23, 2010, 01:47 AM report to moderator
236 Points

118 more days guys. >:(

But thank you Matt! You’ve just raised my level of anticipation for the upcoming movie. ^^

Posted by RavenclawZombie on July 23, 2010, 07:27 AM report to moderator
1479 Points


Posted by magicmaniac on July 23, 2010, 11:09 AM report to moderator
75566 Points


Posted by Girlraven1 on July 23, 2010, 02:16 PM report to moderator

So very cool! He’s great. Thanks for posting the interview/article. Loved reading it.

Posted by Xyra44 on July 23, 2010, 02:34 PM report to moderator
120 Points

Thanks for sharing this great interview, the girl did a good job of jotting down as much as possible whilst she was there! I loved Matthew’s cheeky grin after answering the Nagini query, that is probably enough confirmation in my mind, lol. As well as he fact he let slip that he’s been using the sword of Gryffindor! Loved his answer to the animgus question as well.

Posted by Slytherins on July 23, 2010, 04:14 PM report to moderator
77 Points

I LOVE Matt Lewis. Want Deathly Hallows NOW.

Posted by Nylota on July 23, 2010, 09:07 PM report to moderator
1061 Points

He must of been nervous to be shoved in front of all those people, but from reading the transcript it sounded like he did a great job. Love him <3 :) and yay for Neville (hopefully) killing Nagini! <3DUMBLEDORES ARMY<3 :)

Posted by Vicki_The_House_Elf *ROAR* ϟ on July 23, 2010, 10:25 PM report to moderator
60 Points

It would be a total crime if they cut out the part where Neville cuts of Nagini’s head!

Posted by elsabetharia on July 24, 2010, 11:27 AM report to moderator
335 Points

Why isn’t it November yet! I want to see the Movie!

Posted by joeys_mommy on July 25, 2010, 02:32 AM report to moderator
1985 Points

I want November to come so we can see the movie, but I don’t want it come since my birthday is the day before so then i’ll be OLD! ha

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on July 25, 2010, 09:26 PM report to moderator
1317 Points

Great interview. Such a personable young man with a wicked sense of humor! Much success in the future Matt!!!!!

Posted by hewy on August 04, 2010, 12:02 AM report to moderator
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