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Deathly Hallows Casting Updates: Teen Dumbledore Cast, Chris Rankin Returns (Updated)

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Posted by: sue
May 30, 2009, 03:26 PM

A few quick casting updates today regarding Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. First word has reached TLC that the part of Teenage Albus Dumbledore will be portrayed by young actor Toby Regbo. You can see an additional photo of him here. Also there is a rumor that a new actress by the name of Hebe Beardsall will have a minor part as Ariana Dumbledore, however this is very much unconfirmed and must firmly remain in the rumor category for now. While we believe these to be accurate, as with all the DH casting reports, these await official confirmation when and if WB releases a formal announcement.

Also, as long expected and confirmed directly to TLC and our friends Snitchseeker, we can report that yes indeed Chris Rankin will be returning to the role of wayward big head boy and beloved brother Percy Weasley for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. A reminder too that Chris will be a special guest at Azkatraz 2009, where fans can meet and speak to the actor; more information on the Harry Potter convention being held July 18-21 in San Francisco, CA here. Finally, thanks much to Emma for the heads up that an actor by the name of Chase Armitage will be playing the role of a Snatcher in Deathly Hallows.
UPDATE: SS has word on another Snatcher to add to the list: upcoming actor Adam Bradshaw.

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906 Points

Percy’s a Prat!

Posted by Lucilla{ROAR!!} on May 30, 2009, 09:57 PM report to moderator
152 Points

that youngun looks so ADORABLEEEEE
mouth drops
He looks perfect <33333333

Posted by KennedyJames on May 30, 2009, 10:26 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Fun Fun Fun…

Posted by Won_Two on May 30, 2009, 11:27 PM report to moderator
4007 Points

yay Chris!

Posted by KC Nox on May 31, 2009, 12:31 AM report to moderator
38 Points

Always great when actors return to roles they have done before. HP films have done a fantastic job in maintaining the original casted actors….

Posted by slythindor on May 31, 2009, 12:56 AM report to moderator
2404 Points

So glad to hear Chris Rankin will be back.

Posted by bookishgal,OoM3,GS on May 31, 2009, 01:22 AM report to moderator
6921 Points

Yay for more casting news!

Posted by badger666 on May 31, 2009, 02:04 AM report to moderator
546 Points

haha.wooow.young dd!

Posted by moony-heart-tonks on May 31, 2009, 02:29 AM report to moderator
1290 Points

Yay I’m glad that Chris is returning – should be great to see him in DH!

Posted by MuggleQueen on May 31, 2009, 03:41 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

he looks cute!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on May 31, 2009, 03:41 AM report to moderator
2017 Points

Yay for Percy! :D

Posted by Looie [ROAR!] on May 31, 2009, 03:56 AM report to moderator
2016 Points

Chris told me he was coming back a few weeks ago – he’s REALLY excited about it – seeing as he’s a HUGE cannon fan. I’m just LOVING the fact he’s back SQUEEL!!!

Also yay for casting Dumbledore’s – woop!!!

Posted by JustSuperMione on May 31, 2009, 04:17 AM report to moderator
3987 Points

Interesting! I’m so excited for DH!

Posted by BewareoftheNargles {WBM} on May 31, 2009, 04:19 AM report to moderator
3455 Points

i’m so excited for the last movies—but i dont want them to come to soon!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on May 31, 2009, 04:28 AM report to moderator
58 Points

Glad Chris will be back! He’s been a good friend to Pottercast!

Posted by Rose63 on May 31, 2009, 04:31 AM report to moderator
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