Shell Cottage Scene for Deathly Hallows to be Filmed in Wales?


Mar 13, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

Here is a bit of news that is perhaps very cool and a bit sad for fans as well, as there are reports of a possible location for filming of the emotional scenes at Shell cottage in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Western Telegraph is reporting today that crews from WB have apparently been in the South Pembrokeshire coastal areas in Wales, scouting for a location that will be used for filming DH this summer. Quotage as follows:

“It is understood location staff from film company Warner Brothers have visited
Pembrokeshire and booked hotel and self-catering accommodation in the
area ahead of their arrival to film during early summer.

The seaside scenes in the book relate to the fictional village of
Tinworth in Cornwall, the location of Shell Cottage where young wizards
Harry, Ron and Hermione take shelter.

A spokesman for the Harry Potter production team said no specific locations for the film could be confirmed.”

As noted in the article, WB has not confirmed this possible location for Deathly Hallows filming. We will continue to follow the story, updates when we get them!

81 Responses to Shell Cottage Scene for Deathly Hallows to be Filmed in Wales?

Avatar Imagepinkbatgirl says: I really hope this is for Shell Cottage - it's the right kind of location for it :)Avatar Imageele0206 says: First to comment... Shell cottage's scenes are great, I hope they'll do them right.Avatar Imageele0206 says: I have a precise idea of Shell Cottage, and the sea around, the wind, the green grass...I hope I won't be disappointed when I see the film.Avatar Imageleakylover56 says: Please Shell Cottage. I can just imagine it, on the top of a little cliff ... Avatar ImageLuce_depp says: Wow maybe this means they will finally include dobby in a movie again....Avatar ImageFresh Prince says: IF THEY DONT INCLUDE DOBBY LUCE-LUPIN THAT WOULD BE PRITTY DUMB BUT I CANT WAIT HOPEFULLY THIS IS THE SITE BUT IF NOT I STILL THINK THEY WILL PICK THE SITE IN WHICH THEY FEEL IS BEST FOR THIS SCENEAvatar Imagebella vita says: Oh I hope this is true because if they cut Shell Cottage it would be one of if not the biggest mistakes they have ever made. So much happens at Shell Cottage. Most importantly Dobby's part of the story better be there! I swear if there is no Dobby I don't know what I'll do. At least Bill has been cast, sounds like they are hopefully not cutting Shell Cottage, now all I need is to hear confirmation Clemence Poesy has been cast and for now I will be super satisfied with the direction DH seems to be going in. It is my favorite book after all so I'm more nervous than usual about this one.Avatar ImageSidish_black6 says: It must be for the shell cottage scene. . . :)Avatar Imageshellybasson says: I hope they include the part where harry buries dobby at Shell Cottage. That was the most beautiful moment. AWESOME! :)Avatar Imageugurbocegi says: I think that Dobby will be in the movie. Didn't they confirm about casting Toby Jones for Dobby's voice? Looking forward to read updates about this news. :-) Avatar ImageJohnB says: Well, who knows what will happen on the cutting room floor, but I am pretty sure Dobby will be in it and if he is in it, the death scene will be too and after all, can you really see them pulling the Malfoy Manor scene? And if that is there, who will come to save them except Dobby? Kreature? Not even they are that dense!!! I hope O_OAvatar Imagedecarus says: If they are still looking for a location for Shell Cottage this may mean, if they are filming the first one first and then the second one later, that Shell Cottage is going to be in the second film. I don't know if there was any news saying that they were filming the two separately except the cast saying they have only received the script for the first film. I don't know where i want the split so i am not too disappointed. At least we know that Shell Cottage is in the film somewhere. Avatar Imagevineethtc says: Get Clemence Poesy and the DH will be the better for it. Im still thinking about the split - it shouldnt be too late in the book and then again part 2 deserves every scene it has. Tough call - oh Kloves, can you get this one right?Avatar ImageLis Lovegood says: Beautiful location... I really hope they get it rightAvatar Imagestevenk12468 says: I can't wait for this movie. I'm just excited they are finally splitting a book into two parts. I hate when they leave tons of stuff out. Avatar Imagelucky709 says: Ah, that would be so nice! :) I've never been but ALWAYS wanted to go someday. It sounds absolutely beautiful for Shell Cottage. ...and the delicious-looking pizza on the side of my page is NOT helping my gushing! AT ALL! hahaAvatar Imagesnapealicious says: This looks perfect for Shell cottage.Avatar Imagephantomdave79 says: Nice! Its gonna be a heck of a year filled with news like this. We need to enjoy it to the fullest since it will be the last time. Bitter sweet. If I have my way this is where the split will take place.Avatar ImageAlatarielle says: does it mean tey'll bring Dobby back? What about Bill and Fleur? Or will they make Shell Cottage just abandoned house somewhere at the sea?Avatar ImageGryfindorprincess09 says: Yay!! I agree with most of the comments I read that they better have Dobby in the film or I will be very mad. I hope they get the Shell Cottage scene right. I just wonder at what point will they split the book.Avatar Imagewizardinventor says: That sounds like a great location for Shell Cottage to me! I'm so glad that they are not cutting it our of the film!Avatar ImageAgrippa1 says: I'm so glad they're going to have Shell Cottage! I'm pretty sure I've read that Dobby is going to be in the DH movies, but do you think this means Bill and Fleur will be there too???Avatar Imageathena024 says: Wow. I wonder what Shell Cottage is gonna look like.Avatar ImagePrenz13 says: Interesting...I knew they wouldn't cut Shell Cottage...hopefully we'll have Clemence Posey back, and the Bill rumour turns out to be true!! Gosh, can't wait!!Avatar ImageHagrid 713 says: After the reviews for the advance screening of HBP I sure hope they do this one right - and that means Dobby!!Avatar ImageScottMan says: I'm hopeful, but also a bit pessimistic. They can still choose to leave the whole scene out. They've made much worse cuts in the past. Actually I'm a bit confused, because I was sure they were going to cut Shell Cottage. Maybe they' can't think of whatever else they could be doing out there. So...yeah, hopeful still.Avatar Imagehippochip says: They better find the perfect place for Dobby! Avatar Imageskiving snackboxes says: of course they have to have the Shell Cottage scene. It's a huge part of the story line. They're splitting it into two parts so that hopefully means they'll get most of it right this time!Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: This is exciting news, although it will be totally heartbreaking to watch these scenes ... I'm unsure as to how they're going to build up Dobby's importance, and his friendship with Harry, having forgotten to include him in the previous movies. It is such a tearjerker scene, but much of that is because we've gotten to know & love Dobby over the years. To anyone that hasnt read the books, Dobby's just some House Elf that appeared long ago in the CoS movie :(Avatar ImageAbiDumbledore says: I hope they get a really nice house! Like Shell cottage. The views will hopefully be beautiful!Avatar ImageCool Grandma2 says: I don't worry about anyone who just watches the movie. It's the book lovers who count with me. When I heard they were casting Bill, I assumed they would be doing Shell Cottage. I don't care if they get a new actress to play the part of Bill's wife. I don't know how much she has aged since she was in GOF. I wonder if they are indeed going to show the wedding too. Wonder if they will do a flashback showing how Bill's face got messed up? They probably won't even have his face messed up. I'm just glad they are finally going to have him in the movie.Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: OMG, Shell Cottage!! Please let this be true!Avatar Imagelinnie95 says: That would be a cool place for Shell Island. I hope that is true that they are using that site!!!Avatar ImageLinnyish says: lol, maybe they're just taking a group holiday to Wales? :PAvatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: Wow maybe this means they will finally include dobby in a movie again!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: The location looks even more beautiful than I imagined it to be as I read the book. Hopefully it delivers a full emotional blow just as well as the book did.Avatar ImageGarden State Geek says: I'm sure that the seaside cliff scenes will work well in Wales. Squee. Avatar ImageHermioneRon4ever says: Aw! I really hope this will be the location! I do think they will bring back Dobby and Clemence Poesy, seeing as how they cast Dung and Bill! (Which I am SO happy with!) Can't wait!Avatar ImageBewareoftheNargles says: I don't care where they film long as the scenes at Shell Cottage are in the movie, I'm good. Well... Avatar ImageeiVega says: It's exciting to get so much movie news already! I think it's harder to process because we still haven't seen HBP so it's hard to transition to DH. Also, since we're so use to having things cut everything we learn about that could stay in is always a bonus! Yay! :)Avatar ImageAccioCloak says: Hope it's Shell Cottage as I think that's a really great scene - if very sad!!Avatar Imageginnywp says: Its great knowing what theyre putting in... shell cottage is really important so its good theyre not cuttin it... or hopefully not...Avatar Imageravenclawguy1972 says: it sounds about what i pictured for the area of shell cottage , hope its trueAvatar ImagePureblood-Slytherin says: I'm so excited.. i swear it feels like we're getting more new about DH then we did for HBP.. I can't wait for some more.. lol...Avatar ImageJadeDanielle says: Hearing news about DH filming is making me excited. I really hope they do the final book justice. <3Avatar Imagemollywobble says: Guys, back in September David Heyman practically admited Dobby would be back. Then in January, The Telegraph said Toby Jones, the voice of Dobby, will be back for Deathly hallows. So I don't think we need to worry about Dobby anymore. What excites me about this news, is that WB is pulling out all of the stops for DH. I love that they're looking to shoot this on location instead of using CGI. I hope they continue to shoot all over the UK for this film. Avatar Imagefantasylover12001 says: Cool...only I don't remember this Shell Cottage...Time to go and reread Deathly Hollows again. Avatar Imagescarletti1 says: You guys, remember when DH came out and WB said that they were going to make this book in to two movies so they could fit everything in? I don't think they're going to leave anything as important as Shell Cottage out because it's such a pivotal scene, with Dobby's death, and the planning that goes on for Gringotts. I just can't imagine they'd film the scene and then cut it out... it doesn't make sense. I'm going to put my faith in WB not to do such a silly thing. Scorn at me if you want, I don't care. I'm taking WB to their word when they said everything in this book counts. Well, anyway, the coastal scenes and cliffs that i saw look perfect for Shell Cottage. I think it would be lovely to film here... there's such a unique feeling when you're so close to the ocean, at least i feel that way. I look forward to hearing more news about it :)Avatar ImageThe Silver Doe music says: It would be beautiful for Shell Cottage. I loved those scenes in the books. Bill and Fleur got a fantastic house!Avatar Imagethursrain says: yes shell cottage!Avatar ImageJodiie15 says: Looks really, really good! :DAvatar ImageWulfricBrian says: Shell Cottage will be in part 2. and Pembrokeshire has some lovely unspoilt areas * remembers camping and hiking many years ago * and is less busy then Cornwall in the summer, so works well as a location.Avatar Imagelevi-OH-sa not levio-SA says: cool! there is sooo much going on with DH! how exciting!Avatar Imagerebel says: Oh man, those scenes will be so beautiful! I can't wait to see them!Avatar Imagefloridianhp says: i wish i could see a pic of it. i can image in it.Avatar Imagefloridianhp says: i wish i could see a pic of it. i can image in it.Avatar Imagefloridianhp says: i wish i could see a pic of it. i can image in it.Avatar Imagefloridianhp says: oppps srry didnt mean topoast to many times.Avatar ImageBookworm_Weasley says: I don't think it really matters where they film the scene, as long as they do it right! I really hope this is for shell cottage! If it is, then this plus the news that Dobby will be included and the recent reports that they may be casting Bill makes me hopeful that Fleur might be back and they may be doing it right after all!Avatar Imagespicefan1978 says: I too loved the Shell Cottage scenes and what will make it even better is if they get Clemence Posey back as Fleur. I won't give up hope!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagedecarus says: I don't think they are going to cut the big scenes but i think it is possible that they could cut a scene that isn't necessary to the plot, the plot being finding the horcruxes and finding the deathly hallows. This is still a film even with two films they won't be able to fit in every scene and every word. Avatar ImageMr. Brightside says: I did some google research on the place and it looks very beautiful. Quite as it was described in the book.Avatar Imagebadger666 says: Oh, please let them keep Dobby! This is good news. It sounds like maybe they are actually putting in special effort not to change too much of DH, unlike some of the other movies. That would be great. Avatar Imagemugglemom4 says: I really hope it is for shell cottage. Avatar ImageCrown Victoria says: At leats their actually doing shell cottage....... Avatar Imagehermyone08 says: I hope Shell Cottage is in! When will we find out if Clemence Poesy will be back?!Avatar Imagehannah abbot says: i'm glad they have shell cottage in the movie :) it will be great xD but why don't they just film it in cornwall? But pembrokshire is really beautiful. :)Avatar ImageMary11_hplvr4l says: how are they going to introduce Bill? by saying oh hey Harry, this is my brother Bill that you've known for 3 years already...we're gonna stay @ his house for a awhile...even though we missed his wedding.....Avatar Imagetinagin says: Looks beautiful.Avatar Imagex_Potter_Lover_Forever_x says: Really great location, I have a very precise idea for Shell Cottage. I'm sure they'll get it as good as they can :D xxAvatar ImageEruditeWitch says: They better do that scene WORD FOR WORD. And Ron better be the one to carry Hermione into the house.Avatar ImageFelipe_Q says: oooh I hope we get more pictures of filming soon!Avatar Imageavrenim says: I'm just happy that they are including Shell Cottage in the movies. I really hope the Bill casting rumors turn out to be true, then these will most likely turn out to be better movies than I thought they would be! Avatar ImageMiss Smarticle says: Yay, this means they should be keeping the Dobby grave scene! (I heard that some people were doubting it's inclusion to the film) I'm glad they seem to be putting a lot of thought into what location to use, it shows that they understand the strong emotional ties us fans have with this specific site.Avatar Imagemaera-kyrie says: I hope it's good, wherever they film it.Avatar Imageangelac123 says: Beautiful location...Avatar Imagemissskye says: That's great news because the Shell Cottage scenes are all so important to the story! Avatar Imagelisajean65 says: So glad there is at least some kind of news about Shell Cottage. I just hope they do it right. Avatar Imagemewthree says: these shell cottages look really pictoesque. i hope they do it justice.Avatar ImagetaystarHP says: I love Shell Cottage because that looks more and more like Bill and Fleur will be in the movie!Avatar Imagemaera-kyrie says: :)

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