Video Interview of JK Rowling and More from Half-Blood Prince Premiere in London

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Jul 07, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

We have a collection of videos from the recent press launch and premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince today in London, England.

First up is this video montage shot on the rainy red carpet today, including new interview clips with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. You can also see footage of Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, David Bradley, Natalia Tena, Evanna Lynch and many more of the cast at the event in Leicester Square, London. A second video containing interviews with Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, plus video of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling signing autographs for many fans can be seen here.

Also yesterday, a press conference was held in London before the premiere. Courtesy of CBBC Newsround, we can now watch a lengthy portion of the conference here in our video galleries. A second video from the Associated Press can be seen here.





47 Responses to Video Interview of JK Rowling and More from Half-Blood Prince Premiere in London

Avatar ImagePhlegm De La Coeur says: fantastic!! wish i was there...(9 days to go!)Avatar ImageNuttyAsSP says: Dumb question - how long ago did they finish filming it?Avatar Imagemariapotter says: Wow...video was great! They all were having such a fantastic time with the rain and Daniel screaming "Hail!" and laughing in the rain...omg, pricelessAvatar ImageLuce_depp says: Nat Tena was there!! wooo where's David Thewlis...you can't have Tonks without Lupin! I didn't realise that was Maggie smith at first! She's the mystery woman kissing Rupert in the photos! She looks great!Avatar ImageWimsey says: Radcliffe mentioned that they finished principal photography early last June. Why they finished so late (it should have been done long before then) never was explained.Avatar ImageCatherine says: awesome!!!!!Avatar ImageErinM says: Wow! What an experience it would have been to be there! Any Leakyers attend?Avatar Imageplacebowiz says: cool beansAvatar Imagecghambright says: That was so cool!!! There were THOUSANDS of people there. I"m so jealous. lol. I would stand in a hurricane for Harry Potter. But I loved the part in the second video when Bonnie Wright walked up to Dan and he did a double take! Loved it! The look on his face....Avatar Imagemampersandy says: I love how Rupert characterized a "good year" for Ron by saying he gets poisoned a lot :). That was a great video!Avatar Imageangelofthewaters says: Dan said beautiful Bonnie - how sweet! :)Avatar ImageLadySidi says: Can't wait to see it! *bounces*Avatar ImageFlora Lovegood says: its just so good! any idea who made it?...they did seem to be having fun despite the rain! I guess its a tradition now :) Oh, to live in Londontown...Avatar ImageAthenamalfoy says: NINE MORE DAY WOOOOOOOOOOO!Avatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: cool Id just die if i got Emma or J.K. Rowling'a autographs. Id love to be able to go to the DH premieres.Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I wish I had been able to attend the premiere. Despite the weather, it still looks like it would have been worthwhile to see!Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: There were a lot of people. o.O I didn't realize that there'd be THAT much. But anyway, they all looked great. Jo looked really pretty! As well as Bonnie.Avatar ImageNoble Birth Descending says: Lovely montage!Avatar Imageswimmersgirl says: i cant wait to see the actualy movie!! and how i wish i could be at the premeire!!Avatar ImageKarmaHunter says: Looks like it was fun even though it was raining! =] I wish I was there...I'm so impatient for the release f the new movie!!! x3Avatar ImageJadeDanielle says: Oh, awesome! Watching all of these :} I just have to say this one more time before the day is over: everyone looked so great at the premiere today! :DAvatar Imageluna.quibbler says: at the press conference cnn reporters asked my question for Emma that i submitted!!! SQUEEEEEE!!!!!Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Really cool...Avatar ImageClariceCuri says: Wonderful premiere we had today! Even with the rain.Avatar Imageclabwag says: "Most people on the internet have too much time on their hands." Dan said it, not me. :P But yeah, I'd be bored out of my brain having to do press for a film of this size, because all you do is repeat yourself, really. No one asks drastically different questions. Avatar ImageMarine says: Great !Avatar ImageShalanarah says: Wow cool videos!!! Awesome! Loved it! Emma looks so beautiful. I like that it was raining!Avatar ImageShalanarah says: OMG I'm soooo JEALOUS of those who got to meet JK ROWLING!!!! Ah!!! WIsh i were ther!! She's so lovely! btw, Bonnie is gorgeous!!Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: awesomeAvatar ImagegaylebathanHP says: 7 more days to go in my country... :D :DAvatar Imagehermione97 says: I missed it!!! :( I really wanted to see it but I was watching Micheal Jackson memorial consert so I forgot about it!Avatar Imagepinkmoosely says: I would have loved to have been there but I had to work shift yesterday evening. DAMN IT! Looked AMAZING though, The trio were on great form and Evana looked lovely, so did Bonnie (in fact all the cast looked great all dressed up for the premiere).Avatar Imagecallicott3 says: WOW! I had missed the orignal piece....we're here, in the US, and it' kinda hard to coordinate! (arrggghhh} One might say, we're "uncoordinated"! That piece was LOVELY! Dame Maggie is looking good, although a little tired! Ivanna looks striking! Everyone just looks great. OMG......7 more days!!!!Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: i completely 4got 2 watch it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i was watching the whole michael jackson thing (it was on all the news channels and u couldnt get away from it) and then played sims 3. im sorryyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: i watched one thing then had 2 watch all these other ones!!!Avatar ImageThe Stew says: I like seeing Daniel, unlike most "superstars", joking with the camera and other actors while he is on the red carpet. Adds a whole lot a fun to the day...we need to see that more often at premiers. I know that he has personally said that how he acts on the carpet is not how he acts alone but it's still refreshing.Avatar ImagetaystarHP says: OMG I really wish I was there. Iwanted to be just a screaming fan if nothing else and of course trying to push my was to the front to see them and get an autograph!!Avatar ImageTamyris says: There should be a premiere in all the countries where Harry Potter is a massive success.Brazilian fans are completely left out! Several fans would love to be there in London but can´t and that´s truly unfair. Harry Potter is Harry Potter bc of Jo Rowling,WB and especially... THE FANS. Ok,ok. We still have two more premieres ahead of us. Thank God DH was splitted in two.That way I have more time to save money and go to London!Avatar ImageTamyris says: Jooooooo I love you sooooooo!!Avatar Imagevicky granger says: Ah this is great ! I would love to get an autograph, oh man ! Avatar Imagevicky granger says: Ah this is great ! I would love to get an autograph, oh man ! Avatar Imagevicky granger says: Ah this is great ! I would love to get an autograph, oh man ! Avatar Imagevicky granger says: Sorry about that, there's a problem with my Internet and it posted several times ... =(Avatar Imagex_Potter_Lover_Forever_x says: WOW!!! That was so cool. Thanks Leaky. Them people who were having their books signed by Jo are SOOOOOOOOOOOOO lucky!! Like the have taken Felix Felicis lol! :DAvatar ImageKC Nox says: new goal...attend a hp premier...only two more chances!Avatar ImageKC Nox says: and by attend i mean scream from the other side of a metal barricade with all of the hp fans!!Avatar Imagehermyone08 says: it would have been amazing to have been there.

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