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Deathly Hallows Casting Updates: Aunt Muriel Cast, Mafald Hopkirk Recast and Clemence Confirmed!

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Posted by: sue
June 26, 2009, 06:19 PM

As filming continues in England for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there are a few bits of casting news to update on. First TLC has word that the part of Ministry of Magic worker Mafilda Hopkirk has been recast and will now be portrayed by actress Sophie Thompson (Nicholas Nickelby, A Room with a View), who is the sister of actress Emma Thompson (Prof Trelawney). Also the part of Ron's Auntie Muriel will reportedly be played by longtime character actress Matyelok Gibbs, who was most recently seen in Miss Potter. Finally, as noted first by TLC reader Enrico regarding this article in Elle Magazine that states Clemence Poesy will reprise her role as Fleur Delacour in Deathly Hallows. While this was long expected, TLC can now independently confirm that indeed Clemence has been on set in prep for filming of scenes that will no doubt include the Weasley Wedding, interiors at Shell Cottage, the 7 Potters and more. Again, as with every one of the casting reports over the months, TLC believes these to be accurate but official confirmation will arrive only when WB issues a formal announcement. The long summer of filming on DH continues, with Part one of Harry Potter and the Deathly due in theaters November, 2010.

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16258 Points

Cool they finally have cast Hermione’s Ministry impersonation and theyva cast Auntie Muriel. Im glad that Fleur is back too.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on June 26, 2009, 02:25 PM report to moderator
360 Points

wiwiwiwiwi…clemenceee o….greatt newwws
tankksss :)

Posted by potterrock on June 26, 2009, 02:27 PM report to moderator
739 Points

I love Sophie Thompson!! She’s brilliant!
And yay about Clemence is back =)

Posted by LunaLovesPudding on June 26, 2009, 02:30 PM report to moderator
1642 Points

yes yes yes!!! Phlegm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Matea on June 26, 2009, 02:46 PM report to moderator
586 Points

YES!!!!!!!!! I’m SOO happy Clemence is back! And Auntie Muriel too… I have hope in the Wedding being like the origanal now! This movie is going to be amazing! Great news!

Posted by HermioneRon4ever on June 26, 2009, 02:48 PM report to moderator
484 Points

Yippeeee!!! =)

Posted by EnricoDc on June 26, 2009, 02:52 PM report to moderator
923 Points

Matyelock Gibbs played the silent chaperone in Miss Potter, so this will be quite a contrast. I am confident that the casting is good.

Sophie Thompson was excellent in Gosford Park.

I’m delighted to hear that Clemence Poesy will be back to play Fleur.

Posted by Graymayne on June 26, 2009, 02:53 PM report to moderator
8256 Points

They seem to be putting as much of the books into the films, which makes me happy :)

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on June 26, 2009, 02:54 PM report to moderator
4644 Points

Don’t know anything about the others, so I just hope they are good,but I a glad that Clemence is back.

Posted by JohnB on June 27, 2009, 02:27 AM report to moderator
3124 Points

Yes, they did it! They brought Clemence back! Finally, WB is doing things the right way.
I wonder how they’re going to introduce Bill and Fleur’s relationship with him, though.

Posted by Daniela [WBM] on June 27, 2009, 02:30 AM report to moderator
650 Points

I’m so happy Clemence is back!

Posted by hp_flower {WBM} on June 27, 2009, 02:42 AM report to moderator
8256 Points

YIPPEEE!!!!! Clemence is back! I’m so excited!!!!

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on June 27, 2009, 02:53 AM report to moderator
2799 Points

Yay! I thought that Clemence wouldn’t be in the movie, but now we know that she is!! It’s really cool that they are really going all out for the last 2 movies. I’m so excited!

Posted by 3 Weasley Twin (ROAR!) ~{WWW Employee}~ on June 27, 2009, 02:55 AM report to moderator
2475 Points

Yay! The wedding is in! XD But will it still be @ the Burrow? considering events from HBP movie?

Posted by Kamidee {ROAR!} [TZS] on June 27, 2009, 05:37 PM report to moderator
24135 Points

very good news all around! :)

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on June 27, 2009, 08:51 PM report to moderator
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