David Yates: Dan Radcliffe to be Naked for Silver Doe and Lake Scene in Deathly HallowsDH Film
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, readers will recall one pivotal chapter called "The Silver Doe" where the Horcrux locket caused Ron to imagine his worst fears and played upon his insecurities and emotions. In a preview with Video Business of the new Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie sneak peek contained on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD, director David Yates discusses this emotionally packed scene. Full quotage as follows:
Besides detailing Half-Blood Prince, Yates and others also offered some sneak peeks to the final two theatrical installments of the Harry Potter franchise, slated for 2010 and 2011 release. At certain points, Radcliffe will appear naked. In one scene, “a horcrux [carrying a piece of Voldemort’s soul] defends itself by producing nightmarish visions, and one shows Hermione and Harry embracing and kissing,” explained Yates. “It’s something intriguing and sensual for Rupert to react to, and Dan will be bare for that.”
Also of interest in the same article comes word from producer David Heyman who admited in the past they did not put much extra content in the earlier Harry Potter DVDs because he did not like extras. He elaborates: “This is the richest title we have done,” said Heyman, who has produced all of the Harry Potter films. “For a long time, we decided not to put that much on the DVD. There was a part of me that doesn’t like extras, because I like the mystery of it all. But with the market being the way it is, it’s important to make the title as attractive a proposition as possible.”
Finally, be sure to check out a second interview with Home Media Magazine that contains very brief remarks on the HBP DVD from cast members such as Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton Jessie Cave, the Phelps brothers and more.