First Official Photo from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Plus New Video Interviews


Dec 01, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

UPDATE: Here it is in glorious High Res, thanks to WB.

December kicks off in fine style as USA Today has the first official photo from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (or right here in our image galleries.) Readers will recall this scene was shot in London, England last April as you can see right here from this location photo. The USA Today article has several new quotes from actor Rupert Grint, who speaks about Ron Weasley, Harry Potter (Dan Radcliffe) and Hermione (Emma Watson) during the course of the films:

“They’re paranoid,” says Grint. “It’s quite a
scary world because the Snatchers and Death Eaters are running around
everywhere. Harry, Ron and Hermione are just camping out in random
places, living rough, in regular clothes.” Snatchers and Death Eaters
are minions of the evil Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes).

Grint adds, grinning: “Me and Dan actually have
some stubble.” His facial hair served as a kind of invisibility cloak
for the lanky, redheaded Grint, who went unrecognized by fans recently
while on location in the Welsh countryside. Dubbed a “road movie” by
producer David Heyman, Hallows was envisioned by director David Yates as more grounded in reality than the previous Potter movies.”

In addition, the BBC has new interviews with the cast including Dan Radcliffe and Bonnie Wright (Ginny), who address life after the Harry Potter series has concluded. You can also watch a nice long interview with Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint right here, (or available here in our galleries) plus see the interview with Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) with the BBC here at this link (or here in our video galleries). Producer David Heyman also weighs in on their future:

David Heyman, who has produced all of the Harry Potter films, is
confident that the global stars that he’s helped create will go on to
further success.”They’ve had a good structure here and at home, they are pretty solid kids,” he says. “They are going to go and have great fun – they are going to have great success. I’m sure they will thrive.”

He adds: “I think they all know I’m here to support them, and if they ever want a chat I’ll be there for them. “Ultimately they’ve got to leave the fold and take flight – and I know they will.”

86 Responses to First Official Photo from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Plus New Video Interviews

Avatar Imagedalellen says: !!!!!!Avatar ImageSlytherin Princess101 says: Awesome!!!Avatar Imagenox avis says: heheh 3rd comment AWESOME!! Avatar ImageBella Longbottom says: Most of the action will take place outside of Hogwarts this time. I wonder if that's going to feel weird or not. But this is awesome anyways! It's so surreal that we're already seeing photos from DH. :DAvatar Imagegingersnap188 says: DH already? Wow. I think it is awesome, but still, wow. (I cant wait for DH2 @ LeakyCon!)Avatar Imagebutterbeer bottle says: OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YAY!!!! YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar ImageScarStruck says: oh its sooooooooo AWESOME! haha they look soooooooooo GREAT! its perfect i just hope the movieis pperfect to....hmm.Avatar ImageScarletMoon says: awww awww . they're soo cute there . good luck to all of u. i know the movie is going to be AMAZING !!Avatar ImageWant to be a Weasley says: How exciting!!!!Avatar ImageIndigoMisfit says: This makes me so excited for the movie!Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: Nice... NiceAvatar ImageBoyWithALightningScar says: I'm actually looking forward to an out-of-Hogwarts Potter movie. It's going to be really different, but awesome to see them using magic in the "real" world.Avatar Imagegirlatty1 says: Time to get excited about a new movie!Avatar Imagetonksgirl says: awww im excited for the movie but i just cant believe we're already on the last one.. thankfully we still have the second part to go after this one!!! Avatar Imagewiltabone says: I can still remember the first pic of HBP - Harry Holding the HBP potions' book, TIME REALLY FLIES. Here we go again!!!! SO EXITED for the Grand Finale ... Which will beat all Twilight Saga stuff !!! :)Avatar ImageFigment says: Nice little article, I'm looking forward to the movies!Avatar ImagePensievePerson says: This "harsh reality" at first I liked....but now I don't....each movie loses more and more of the magic and wonder of the first! I want it to be magical, not realistic! Anyone agree?Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: OMG!!! SQUEE!!!!! :-DAvatar ImageLady of the Lake says: And the photo's awesome.Avatar Imagehermy007 says: i have no idea, freeelf. i am beyond physced (how do you spell that?) for dh. i too remember the first official pic for hbp. wow, it seems like it was just yesterday. any guesses as to where the trio are?Avatar ImagexxIBelieveInNarglesxx says: I've got no better words:SQUEE!!Avatar ImageJessSnape says: Wow... the more things that come out about DH, the sadder I get because it's ending soon:( Oh well, HP will live on forever (my baby will have no choice but to be a HP fan, he has been listening to Book 1 now and will start Book 2 soon)Avatar Imagemollywobble says: LoL Greenwire. Anyway, I know it's just a picture of the trio walking, but man do they look BA! We're finally getting our "grown up" movie everyone. Yay!Avatar ImageSwizzle says: I am excited...I do not want to wait a year!Avatar ImageYodatheHobbit says: Of course you guys are going to hate the hair, he's just escaped the wedding were he actaully had to have it combed down like in GOF at the Yule Ball. It'll be it's messy self later on. ;-)Avatar Imagebookmonster79 says: David Yates finally admitted that he's taking the magic out of Harry Potter! Here is the quote from the article in USA Today. "We're kind of pulling away from the magic a bit and bringing more reality to it," he [Yates] says. Yes, definitely pull away from magic a bit. I mean it's only a movie about MAGIC and WIZARDRY?!!! Such a brilliant director. Gotta love 'em!Avatar Imageabandonedboyjon says: boring first pic as always! I love it of course, if only for the clothes, but gee, WB, do you think we could see a picture of something we haven't really seen before?I was hoping for a little wedding tease...Avatar ImageWingardium Leviosa says: Yay! I'm so excited for more pictures!Avatar ImageBwaySaint says: @bookmonster79 Deathly Hallows really isn't about magic - it's about this character we've followed through 6 previous books trying to find his strength, battle fear, and live up to the belief that he can rid the world of this evil Dark Lord. If were just about magic, we wouldn't have the strong character development that we have grown to love throughout the series. Deathly Hallows is emotion-packed - not necessarily just "magic."Avatar ImageCatherine says: that is so awesome!! i cant beleive we are getting DH pics already!! i agree with wiltabone! it seems like just yesturday we were all squeeing over HBP pics!Avatar ImageParkinsonpansy says: Its almost over **tear**tear! :(Avatar ImageMiroca says: I love the first pictures from the movies! I'm changing my desktop wallpaper now! iiiiieeeeeeeeeiiii! \o/Avatar ImageTschudiff says: First offical pic, they looks kind of beaten :D but great...Avatar ImageMissDracothan says: 'Citing! Avatar Imagemykfawkes says: looking forward for a great HP movie.. so excited as you all do :DAvatar ImageHPNAIV says: This is soooo exciting! :DAvatar ImageBoyWithALightningScar says: Oh, and I hope that, as the story progresses, they will get a living-rough look too, stubble, longer hair... It's going to be a lot grittier than what we've seen til now.Avatar Imagegreenfire says: This is groundbreaking. For once they don't have Harry and Hermione awkwardly close in the picture. Avatar ImageTheWizard says: yayness!!Avatar Imagelucky709 says: OMG That is awesome! I resolved not to look at ANYTHING from when the last movie (or the theme park, for that matter! lol) was being made... and it was HORRIBLE! I almost died because I wanted to see it soo bad but the movie was great. I think that if I dont watch the trailers, the movie will still be a surprise to me, as that was my reasoning for not looking at any of the last movie things. lol They just look so old now! How old is Emma? I think I am the same age as her. :-/ I dont know. I know Dan is a bit older than me and Rupert is quite a big older than me, so Emma has to be close. lol What is cool, though is that Rupert has the same bday as one of my bff's, which is the day before mine! lol ... Just a FEW years off. In other news, I've decided that Michael Sheen (Aro from New Moon) is AMAZING and should be in DH if he is not. Is there any casting information on this yet???Avatar ImageApplesArthur says: This is so awesome!!! :D <3Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: Wow ... the first official pic. In many ways I'm really excited for this movie (or, these movies) but, at the same time I'm in no hurry for them to get here, I kind of felt that way with the book, I was so desperate for it to be published because, I so badly wanted to know what happened but, at the same time I was dreading The End Of All Things. Anyhows it's cool seeing the first official pic in the Galleries already :)Avatar ImageMatea says: I hate Dan's/Harry's hair. its such a shame that we never got back to the PoA's hair :( and they all look older.thats a shame too. I wish they look like in GoF-that would be amazing. I really really hope that DH won't dissapoint us!Avatar Imagemolly9429 says: Getting older and looking older is part of life. It beats the alternative I love the idea of the road trip and differnt feel/look to it. How could the fans miss recognizing Rupert!Avatar ImageLady of the Lake says: Wow, I can't believe the filming is almost finished! It seemed just like yesterday when thy began.Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: !!!! Avatar Imagehermy007 says: what happened to my comment? anyway, super psyched (is that how you spell that?) for dh. any guesses as to where the trio is?Avatar ImageScottMan says: I like the stubble, hate the hair. Ah well! They look great as always. I can't wait for the next movie.Avatar Imagejonfrog says: i hope my university sells tickets for this movie like they did for twilight (which i did not buy, don't want to be a part of that)Avatar Imagebadger666 says: Wow! DH pics already.Avatar Imagebookmonster79 says: "We're kind of pulling away from the magic a bit and bringing more reality to it," he says. Finally, David Yates admits outright that he's trying to rid the Harry Potter movies of magic! Brilliant director! I mean they are only stories about a boy wizard and wizards do ... magic!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: What a wonderful picture to use to excite us! I am absolutely excited for this movie to be released in less than a year and look forward to the additional media that Warner Brothers will supposedly release over the course of the next few weeks.Avatar ImageYodatheHobbit says: If these movie were only about magic and using wands, they'd be incredibly boring to me. I'd be like having an entire Star Wars movie with only Light-saber fights. It's the characters and plot I fell in love with. Avatar ImageBwaySaint says: Awesome pic!!!! Soooo excited!!!Avatar ImageBwaySaint says: why do comments disappear? I posted a second comment and it's not here!?! Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: amazing!!Avatar Imagekiwimci says: I love it love it love itAvatar Imagekiwimci says: bookmonster79, David Yates is a great director. It was never the magic I fell in love but with the characters and that this is a world that we can believe in. It makes a wonderful visual contrast from the 1st film of wonder to this dark adult end. I really hope DH rounds off the FILM series perfectlyAvatar Imagethewandofdestiny says: the beginning of the end! i can still remember getting on leaky to see the first HBP picture and now it's DH...Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: it is so exciting and sad!!!!!!!Avatar Imagealicia00 says: Where r thay???Avatar Imagerevolution.needed says: Wasn't Hermione meant to be wearing a lilac dress when apparating out of the wedding, are you sure thats what they're doing.Avatar Imageiheartpink says: so awesome : )Avatar ImageScribbled says: !!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am speechless. I can't believe this day has finally come........Avatar ImageLauraKeaton says: I wonder what they are looking at? Hermione looks kind of horrified.Avatar ImageLittle Light says: Oh, gods, Deathly Hallows...Avatar Imagecosmo409 says: SQUEE.SQUEE.SQUEE. only because this means that we will start to get more picures, footage, information....and then a trailer! also, why do Hermione and Ron have scratches on their faces and Harry doesn't?Avatar ImageAga Veneficus says: I'm way too excited. :PAvatar ImageLuce_depp says: what is with dan's clothes and most imprtantly that dreadful hair!!! I'd understnad if they were going for the camping out with no haircuts thing, but they're not...his hair jsut looks horrible! It's gotten steadily worse since it POA, when it was perfectAvatar Imageccking says: excitee. ...Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: Oh my gosh, reading the comments make me tear up :( It really just seems like yesterday that we saw the first HBP picture... and now Deathly Hallows! Wow. Look at how much the trio have grown too! This reminds me of the picture in the first movie where they're walking on the chess board. Awww. I'm not ready for the movie just yet (can't even think about how said it'll be when it's all over), but I am sure ready for more pictures and teaser trailers! :DAvatar ImageHPNAIV says: I even made a photo of it. Lol :D ImageBlibbering Humdinger says: *sigh* My hopes for a Dan with the RIGHT hair suddenly vanish.... He's really starting to look more and more like Debbie Downer (SNL)...Avatar Imagemollywobble says: You know it's the first image of an HP film when people start complaining about Dan's hair. I'm going to miss this.Avatar ImageAlli says: Everyone is talking about the first HBP picture...but I remember way back when when the hype was steadily increasing, with the book release of OoTP and the movie GoF in 2005...5 years sad it's all coming to an end...again....:( Avatar ImageHBPFan says: Omg, I hope we get more photos..and soon!!!!Avatar Imageane_drew says: I don't think it's sunk in yet because I'm feeling all giddy and excited at the prospect of DH part 1 coming up. I'm not feeling sad at all. :DAvatar Imagepfowlerp says: Very saddening for the HP series to be coming to an end but I'm so excited for DH 1 & 2!!! It's going to be hard to wait a year for the 1st and another 6 months for the last!!! It’s just torture!!!Avatar ImageMissesNoris says: IT's that they're doing 2 movies, so there won't be a lot of scenes left out! :) and hope it DOES beat out the whole Twilight Sage Stuff, Wiltabone !!!Avatar Imagelevi-OH-sa not levio-SA says: sigh...its all starting to endAvatar Imagewing says: hahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahaAvatar ImageJane_Potter says: Great!!!!!Avatar ImageJane_Potter says: Only 11 months untill the first movie....Avatar ImageLittle Light says: AWESOME!!

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