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Deathly Hallows Update: Rumors on Possible Seven Potters Filming, Scrimgeour, Plus New OotP High Res Photos

DH Film
Posted by: sue
August 06, 2009, 08:33 PM

We have several pieces of news and new photos to update you on tonight. First in a series of interesting emails, TLC has received word that possible exterior shots and filming for the Seven Potters scene for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is due to take place next week at the Bovingdon Airfield in Hertfordshire, England. Oclumencia has also received this same report and now has some curious photos of filming lights lining the airstrip as seen via this link.   We should point out this source is very much unconfirmed, and to further that, additional reports say that rehearsals with crowds of extras as guests for the Bill and Fleur wedding are taking place in old air hangers down the road from Leavesden studios, possibly at this same airfield. We are working to update more on all of this and will update with more when we can, but for the time being please consider this very much in the rumor category for now.

Second, TLC has more on scenes involving Bill Nighy as Rufus Scrimgeour in Deathy Hallows. We have heard independently on a what is being reported on HP4U regarding two scenes for Scrimgeour where he makes a speech regarding "dark times ahead." TLC can add our sources say this will take place at the Ministry with 15 photographers and up to a crowd of 50 plus worried and anxious employees. The HPU4 article also say that "He [is] also thrown straight in at the deep end and tasked with the job of reading out the will of Albus Dumbledore and distributing out his belongings; a scene filmed in the sitting room at the Burrows - so yes, to all of you who've written in to ask, it is re-built! We also understand Bill worked on one of the blue screen stages for photographs to be included in the Daily Prophet."

A reminder too, that filming on the wedding scene from Deathly Hallows is reported to begin next week in earnest.

Finally, thanks too to Oclumencia, and especially to Thiego for some lovely new high res photos from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This editor was quite pleased to see this fabulous high res still of Jason Isaacs as Lucius, as well as this fantastic shot of Umbridge (Imelda Staunton) at her desk, individual photos of the Trio and more, as well as many on set photos with director David Yates (including this very eeriy one of Lucius and Harry  with the prophecy globe)

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Posted by The Nerd on August 07, 2009, 11:17 AM report to moderator
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Awesome, I hope that they are going to film the seven Potters soon, and I can’t wait to see the wedding scenes.
Oh, and really cool photos for OotP! :D

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Wow … this is siriusly exciting news. I am so happy that Bill Nighy is going to be in the movies, I have always imagined Scrimgeour as Nighy & Nighy as Scrimgeour. Like, when I’m reading I most often get an image of the character in my head but, I do not usually visualize a real life actor as the character. But, with Scrimgeour it has always been Nighy so, I’m really excited for this.
I have to wonder though, why they destroyed The Burrow just to rebuild it? Why create extra work for themselfs when they could just have left things as they are and used the random-scenes time to tell existing stories that were left out due to time contraints :s

Posted by Moose_Starr on August 07, 2009, 11:41 AM report to moderator
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Hmmmmm… Very interesting…

Posted by Won_Two on August 07, 2009, 12:09 PM report to moderator
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Those lights on the runway are really wierd looking. Can’t quite imagine what they’re going to be filming there.

Posted by izziewitch on August 07, 2009, 12:14 PM report to moderator
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the one s with dumbledor and voldamort are funnt cuz there just chatting and it just weird to see them in character hanging out ha

Posted by Horcruxalej on August 07, 2009, 12:14 PM report to moderator
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That’s a lot of cherry pickers! I wonder what they would be using them for if WB are using them at all for DH.

It’ll be great to see Bill Nighy as Scrimgeour, and they seem to have given him another scene, I suppose to make up for the lack of his presence in HBP.

Great photos! I like the action poses that the actors are making.

Posted by moony_lupin on August 07, 2009, 12:18 PM report to moderator
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Wow amazing! The photos are great!

Posted by Bellatrix Lestrange on August 07, 2009, 12:36 PM report to moderator
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Those pictures are awesome :)

Posted by hp29 [ROAR!] on August 07, 2009, 12:37 PM report to moderator
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I am so glad that they decided to split Deathly Hallows into two movies. As I continue to read these reports or rumors of what is going on with filming, much more of the content of the book is being included. And, I am glad. There is really nothing that can be taken out of this book. Judging from how I liked what they did with the Half-Blood Prince movie, I am sure we will not be disappointed with Deathly Hallows. Can’t wait!

I enjoyed going through the Order of the Phoenix set photos. I really liked the ones of Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort and Michael Gambon as Dumbledore in their full garb chatting with each other. It’s a great image: Voldemort having a conversation with Dumbledore. Ha!

Posted by jamesdeluna on August 07, 2009, 01:12 PM report to moderator
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Wonderful photos!

Posted by Phylis {ROAR} on August 07, 2009, 02:08 PM report to moderator
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Yay, Scrimgeour is going to be at the Burrow! And Bill and Fleur’s wedding! It won’t have the same meaning because we were never properly introduced to Bill, but it’s still going to be sweet! I can’t wait. :D

Posted by Queen Griselda [*Squee!*] on August 07, 2009, 02:33 PM report to moderator
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Posted by El-El on August 07, 2009, 02:45 PM report to moderator
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awesum pix :)

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Great! It’s interesting that the Burrow is rebuilt… And I’m also curious about the Dursleys: Will they be in the movie?

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on August 07, 2009, 03:28 PM report to moderator
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