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More on Casting of Dung Fletcher and Bill Weasley for Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
March 10, 2009, 07:28 AM

A followup today regarding our two previous reports of possible casting for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Good News: As TLC first reported a few days ago, actor Andy Linden (photo here) has indeed been cast in the role of dodgy Order of the Phoenix member Mundungus Fletcher, according to his agents who confirmed this directly to TLC.

 Broadway is also now reporting that Domhnall Gleeson "is expected to sign on for the final installment of the big screen’s blockbuster Harry Potter series, The Deathly Hallows." As we noted previously, the son of Brendan Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody), Domhnall (photo here) will take on the role of Bill Weasley. Filming is currently underway for both parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in London, England.

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1375 Points

I can’t wait.

Posted by snapealicious on March 10, 2009, 09:29 AM report to moderator
931 Points

They both look similar to how I thought of them in the books. Of course they are not in character in these photos, so they will look better during the actual film. Domhall has the tougher/rougher look that I imagine Bill would have. It is great that we are hearing casting news for these characters and that they are not being cut. But it will be interesting to see how they introduce them because they have not been in any of the films before this one. Movie fans have to know who they are they might not have read the books.

Posted by wizardinventor on March 10, 2009, 09:44 AM report to moderator
2417 Points

Can’t wait

Posted by Hagrid 713 (ROAR) on March 10, 2009, 09:55 AM report to moderator
1095 Points

This is awesome. I hope they put the wedding in. Bella vita I’m 25 and I watch the Disney channel as well. I try to blame it on my lil sis but I watch it when she’s not in the room.

Posted by Gryffindorprincess09 on March 10, 2009, 10:00 AM report to moderator
348 Points

Yay!!! This makes me happy…LOL!! I’m hoping we’ll soon have a confirmation for Fleur too, then maybe I can hope for the wedding sequence and Shell Cottage!!
I think both these actors fit perfectly, so good job WB!! I can’t wait for more Hallows news!!

Posted by Prenz13 on March 10, 2009, 10:15 AM report to moderator
115 Points


Posted by LargeBlondDeathEater on March 10, 2009, 10:20 AM report to moderator
8876 Points

It’s great to have the Bill & Dung rumors confirmed, these might be minor characters but they play vital roles in the story. But, I’m with everyone that’s wondering how they’re going to explain Bill & Fleur’s wedding when Fleur was totally cut from HBP. At least they’ll be in DH :)

Posted by Moose_Starr on March 10, 2009, 10:27 AM report to moderator
15914 Points

Hmmm… Kinda disappointed with Domhnall playing Bill though. But at least we have Bill. :)

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on March 10, 2009, 10:37 AM report to moderator
2504 Points

i never thought Dung was that old hmmm… i’m sure they will be great. I am a bit worried about the Fleur situation though i have a friend who doesn’t read the books and she will be mightily cofunded by that lol

Posted by owl-mail *!{ROAR}!* on March 10, 2009, 10:43 AM report to moderator
4151 Points

i’m liking this actor for bill. :]

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on March 10, 2009, 10:48 AM report to moderator
358 Points

Yay! Both actors look good to me, as long as Bill will get a ponytail ;-)

I too wonder how they’ll introduce Bill and Fleur’s wedding… maybe it’s mentioned at the end ir beginning of HBP??? Probably not.

Posted by Dances with Dobby on March 10, 2009, 10:48 AM report to moderator
1421 Points

It’s unlikely to be mentioned because they did not know whether the wedding would be included when the HBP script was written.

Posted by Vineeth Thomas on March 10, 2009, 11:00 AM report to moderator
147 Points

Yay…. this is good news. Maybe that means in 6 they’ll mention Bill and Fluer, so that’ll set up the wedding in book 7???

Posted by heartless_wench on March 10, 2009, 11:28 AM report to moderator
993 Points

Dung is great!

Posted by DobbyandWinky WBM!!! on March 10, 2009, 11:47 AM report to moderator
4854 Points

Yay we’ve got Dung! (lol) And Domhnall looks exactly how I pictured Bill Weasley to look.

Posted by Athena ★ROAR!★ on March 10, 2009, 11:48 AM report to moderator
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