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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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1009 Points

Good casting, can’t wait for the movie!

Posted by Grey Wolf ღRöARღ on June 28, 2009, 09:45 AM report to moderator
347 Points

Fleur! YES!

Posted by HarryRichardsPotter on June 28, 2009, 10:27 AM report to moderator
4024 Points

YAY!! For Fleur! And everyone else!

4452 Points

yay!!!!! fleur is cuming back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

16484 Points

Great news !

22044 Points


193 Points

yes yes clemency yuhuuu!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Penny (WBM) on June 28, 2009, 02:29 PM report to moderator
240 Points

omg ! cant believe it . finally . i can see clémence again in harry potter, she is perfect to be fleur . she look a like veela .

Posted by TasyaWeasley on June 28, 2009, 02:31 PM report to moderator
156 Points

I am so happy to read that Fleur will be back for DH. I love her character, having officially fallen when she told the Weasley family at large she was “good looking enough for them both!” after Bill was attacked. She is much more like Molly than either woman acknowledges!

Posted by jords on June 28, 2009, 08:28 PM report to moderator
44049 Points

Yea the same Fleur

Posted by Dolemite [FTC!] on June 29, 2009, 02:15 PM report to moderator
36743 Points

How are they going to reintroduce all what they have cut out about bill and flour I don’t know. I hope it won’t feel like too rushed and unclear

Posted by simos girl {WBM} ~Lemon~ on June 29, 2009, 06:12 PM report to moderator
4007 Points

So glad Clemence is back!

Posted by KC Nox on June 29, 2009, 07:08 PM report to moderator
5413 Points

Very Happy they are bringing Fleur back!

Posted by Harry Potter 4 Ever!! on June 30, 2009, 01:51 AM report to moderator
3031 Points

cool cool.

Posted by Horcruxalej on June 30, 2009, 03:16 AM report to moderator
3048 Points

I am glad to hear that all of the supporting cast is returning for the final installment(s)! I wish them the best of luck as they film their scenes.

Posted by Kirk on July 01, 2009, 02:26 AM report to moderator
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