Location Photos for Upcoming “Half-Blood Prince” Filming

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Oct 22, 2007

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Previously, we told you filming for the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie was to take place this week in the village of Lacock, England. TLC reader Phil was thoughtful enough to take a few photos of Church Street, where several of the scenes are due to be filmed starting this Wednesday. You can see two of his photos here(note: no film crews or cast present). You can also read more about this charming village, via this link.
Anyone who happens to be in the area later this week, please send in any filming reports photos and the like, and we will post them.

UPDATE: Thanks to eagle-eyed TLC Reader Andrew for pointing out that at the end of the street in this photo, is the same home they used in “Sorcerer’s Stone” for the flashback scene of James and Lily’s home in Godric’s Hollow. Andrew said that while on the London Taxi Tour of Lacock, he did make a stop at this same house.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is currently in production, and will be released in theaters November 21, 2008.
Thanks very much Phil!





27 Responses to Location Photos for Upcoming “Half-Blood Prince” Filming

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Looks like it’s going to be yet another amazing movie that will do the book justice! #1 woot?

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Yes, Beck it really does looks like it’s going to be another amazing hp movie. I’m already so excited :D

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Why does it look like it’s going to be amazing? It’s just a bunch of parked cars.

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what could this be? the Spinner’s End setting? Thought that place was more rundown.

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I don’t know…Could be. Good guess! I’m also excited! I can’t wait to see the DEATHLY HALLOWS MOVIE!! That may be a while away but I can’t wait to watch the Battle at Hogwarts!! EEEKKK!! Bring out the popcorn!! When does OOTP come out on DVD?? Has it already?

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Looks a lot like how I picture Spinner’s End, but isn’t Helena like massively pregnant at the moment? They wouldn’t be filming that any time soon. So, maybe it’s Slughorn’s hood…

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OOhhhh!! Another good idea!! That could be Sluggy’s hideout!!

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Ohh I wish it’s the Spinner’s End scenes!!! The place looks perfect. I agree with Samantha, and you’re right about Helena now I’ve come to think about it.. but I still hope it’s Spinner’s End.

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Yeah!! OOOOHHH! I can’t wait!!

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Sorry folks, this is most unlikely to be Spinner’s End if they are going to be true to the book. That was set in a grimy, brick-built industrial town in the north midlands, not a charming stone-built country village in Wiltshire. This is much more likely to be the spot chosen for Slughorn’s temporary hideout.

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GUYS, it’s not Spinner’s End because Bonham Carter isn’t filming until Spring 08

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For all you Jane Austen fans – that is the town that the 6 hour Colin Firth Pride and Prejudice was filmed. All the Meryton town scenes were filmed in Lacock, I believe.

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I shall so be going there when I get home on Thursday!!!! How exciting!

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Step by step!! I didn’t expect to have actors in the first set pictures that surfaced the net. At least we have something!! ^^

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It could be the place where Tom Riddle’s orphanage is but it looks too nice, so I agree its probably Sluggy’s scene.

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I just have to post that I am very upset with J. K Rowling. I know it is her freedom to say and write whatever she feels will help her ratings and sell books, but come on why tell a group of kids that Dumbledore is a homosexual! My daughter (10) doesn’t even want to finish reading her book. We read together every night, and she is just heartbroken. Her comment when she heard this on the radio on the way to school this morning was “Why did she have to do that mom?” “We didn’t have to know what is twisted in her head”. Now I don’t want to come off as a person who is against gay’s because we actually have two people in our family who are very openly gay. We do not talk bad about other people, and we encourage our children to express themselves and feel as though they can talk to us about anything. Her feelings are true to how SHE feels within herself.

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Now I don’t want to come off as a person who is against gay’s

Against gay’s what?

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First of all, although the Dumbledore bombshell was shocking, for loyal fans it doesn’t deter us from remaining faithful fans…

That being said, I think this will prove to be Slughorn’s neighborhood. :) I can’t wait!

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Then feel free to leave HP fandom and go and find an author/book series more to your tastes. People like you didn’t seem to mind before the ‘gay’ word was mentioned, that’s why you come across as bigots.

I think this location will be where some of the pensieve scenes will be filmed. Don’t forget, Harry and Dumbledore spend a lot of time piecing together Tom Riddle’s early life.

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This thread is about these pictures of Lacock. There’s another thread about the revelations about Dumbledore. If you must display your ignorance at least do it in the correct place.

Ann, this definitely is not the orphanage; that’s in London and this is a country village. It also shouldn’t be Spinner’s End, it’s not ‘dark satantic mill’ enough.

LOL at Dumbledore’s Pedantry Army, though I fear your post will have gone over her head!

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The village is pretty, but didn’t Slughorn’s house have a garden?

Dumbledore was only a teenager when he fell in love, he was suffering at the time, and the relationship damaged him permanently. He was a man capable of great love, he trusted people but didn’t really relate well because he had no equal. Jo was right to keep the information about his relationship with Grindelwald quiet in the book, but didn’t any of you wonder about it before Jo’s announcement. I am sorry Jo said anything about it, and hope she doesn’t say anything about any later relationships.

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I agree with Bez there were clues in the story. This is not surprising as this is a boys school story and as history tells us there have been gay professors for centuries.

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Well, it looks like the location they will use for Godric’s Hollow. Why they need to film anything there for this movie is beyond me. Spinners end is suppose to be a rundown part of London, if my memory serves me right.

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To answer someones question way up top OOTP dvd comes out on december 11th and I hope the 2 disc includes these additional bonus features they posted about with Daniel Gary and Alan giving interviews and then the other one:I believe there called fulfilling a prophecy and the rebellion begins. This does look like Slugs neighborhood.

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I agree with Sluggy’s neighborhood because it fits with that other report that claimed they were shooting the exterior of Slughorn’s house there. I am dissapointed that they decided to keep that scene in. I would rather have them cut it out and pay more attention to other stuff, but whatever.

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ITS BORING NOW!To wait more and more for a movie which releases after a full year!But still its gonna b amazing! RIGHT?

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yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! im excited too! in fact, im leaving for lacock in a bit to see if i can catch a glimpse of something :D xxxxxxxxxx

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