Battle of Hogwarts to be Filmed Later this Fall

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Sep 25, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

At yesterday’s balloon launch for the forthcoming release of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD in London, actors Matt Lewis and Evanna Lynch spoke about their work in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Speaking to the BBC, Matt Lewis said “I’ve done a few days which went fantastically,” said Matthew Lewis, who plays student Neville Longbottom…”You wouldn’t be able to tell it was the last in the series because the
atmosphere is electric – everybody is having such a great time.” Later, the piece continued with ” Evanna Lynch, who plays Harry’s dreamy friend Luna, told the BBC that filming was “about halfway through”. And she revealed that filming on the climactic battle for Hogwarts hasn’t begun. “The
big stuff is still to come,” she said. “I like that because if it’s all
at the start it’s a bit of an anti-climax, but they’re keeping that bit
until the end.”

As a reminder many of the cast confirmed they will begin filming in October, including Devon Murray who will be back as Seamus. TLC can also confirm many of the adult cast will be on set in early October as Alan Rickman (Snape) is due to begin filming some of those dramatic scenes at Malfoy Manor in the coming weeks and months. Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort), Jason Isaacs (Lucius) are also due in the next few weeks, with filming of the big battle of Hogwarts to take place over several months.





94 Responses to Battle of Hogwarts to be Filmed Later this Fall

Avatar ImageBonnie Radcliffe says: Cool!! ^^Avatar Imagespiritbound says: Awesomes. Can't wait to see it :DAvatar ImageHermioneRon4ever says: Sounds awesome!!!Avatar Imagenox avis says: yay! cant wait:)Avatar Imagesimos says: Great!Avatar Image-MischiefManaged- says: I'm so very sad about the filming coming to an end, but at the same time it's awesome that they're filming those epic scenes. Can't wait to hear more about it in the coming months!Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: its so exciting but also really really sad that this last very important part is about to be filmed. :( :)Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: Gosh, I can't believe they're filming for the last time :( Makes me cry!Avatar ImagexxIBelieveInNarglesxx says: awesome!!:)Avatar ImagePotterfreak24 says: Wow. I can't believe it. Those scenes were so incredibly well written, and if they do them justice nothing is ever going to top it. Avatar Imagepromote_elfish_welfare says: Halfway through already.. wow. This is really coming to an end :( Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: Awesomes. Can’t wait to see it. Gosh, I can’t believe they’re filming for the last time and it makeing me cry.Avatar ImageRosie016 says: Great they are halfway through, it is bittersweet though.Avatar Imagebeewell says: Sounds like it is all coming together very nicely. Very sad that this will be the end but like I have said before, as long as the fans keep the HP world alive, it will live in the hearts of all of us and never die.Avatar Imagesuperman82 says: Very cool!Avatar Imagesuperman82 says: Very cool!Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: sweetAvatar ImageSigourney1990 says: yay yay yay :) i hope this films becomes the best they've made, don't have much faith in David Yates i must say after OOTP and HBP. GOF was the best in my opinion, Mike Newell - awesome director :) *fingers crossed* for a film nearly as amazing as the book! looking forward to it sooo much.Avatar ImageNicci Weasley says: Cannot wait to see it! But it will be a bit strange when the last movie is out....Avatar ImageLisbry says: Wow. It's almost over now. I really hope they'll get the battle right. If they do, I'll be forever grateful. It's such a strange feeling, knowing it's going to end if the films get here, but still wanting them to come faster. Avatar Imageblue_rogue says: I can't wait to see Neville's shining moment on the big screen!Avatar ImageDrome says: Hey, great news! :)Avatar ImageThe Stew says: This scene is going to be epic!Avatar ImageThe Stew says: Please let it be atleast 15min worth of action!!!!!Avatar Imagecallicott3 says: Fantastic!Avatar Imagefriendofblob says: SQQQQQQQUUUUUUUEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagebettb says: Great! Film news has been a bit dry lately -- need more!Avatar Imagealegria35 says: awesome... i hope they give justice to the battle scenes.... can't wait for this...Avatar Imagemoglet says: I seem to remember a comment from the film makers that they wanted this to be a big scene, didn't they say something about the battle scene lasting about half an hour? I do hope so, I shall have to see if I can find the article.Avatar Imagemoglet says: I found the interview I was looking for, it was David Heyman and here's the link: http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2009/7/16/heyman-on-length-of-battle-of-hogwarts-for-deathly-hallows-probably-be-30-minutesAvatar ImagePols says: awsome!!! can't wait to see the last two movies... but it is also very sad it is all coming to an end...Avatar Imagepinkmoosely says: Imagine being able to score a part as an extra, just hidden away in the background of the battle of Hogwarts scene, it would be amazing :) I WISH!!!Avatar ImageCool Grandma2 says: Nice they had an article that included Mathew Lewis.Avatar Imageweasleygirl101 says: Wow ! That battle scene is going to be EPIC!!!!!! It's soo sad the movies are ending! sighAvatar ImageJananae says: The Battle of Hogwarts is going to be such an epic sceneAvatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: omgomgomg cant waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaait =D i wish matt and evanna would get together :) i wanted neville to be with luna :)Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: and im soooo excited for the battle =D all half an hour of it!Avatar ImageBlatcher914 says: Oh my goodness, it really is coming to an end,half-way done filming, wow, before we know it the filming will be done and all we can do, as fans is wait and simultaneously feel like we want to see the movies and now and wait so that we always have a HP film/book anything to look forward to :)Avatar Imagehewy says: Really do not want it all to end :( Looking forward to the last two movies, hoping that they don't change canon too much! Avatar Imagepotterforpresident says: This is a good thing, obviously, but I'm feeling horrible... it's coming to an end...Avatar ImageLadySidi says: So exciting!Avatar ImageFifi says: Half an hour? SQUEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's giong to be so interesting and exciting!Avatar ImageFifi says: Sorry, I spelled that giong. It was supposed to be going.Avatar Imagehalfbloodprincesss says: on one hand, i'm so excited...only 420 days until DH part 1!! but on the other hand...it'll be over before we know it =[ and that is sadAvatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: so cool! i cant wait to see the battle!!!! i hope we get a trailer soon too.Avatar ImageHmrc5 says: I just think that they're filming the end... :(Avatar Imagetune81 says: Can't wait till it comes out!Avatar Imagehumbert0 says: OMG!!! This part will be of the hook!Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: Sounds its all going be to epic!! :)Avatar ImageLulubelleI says: I can't wait until the movies! They are going to be awesome!Avatar Imagecghambright says: AWESOME!! I wonder if it's going to be during Christmas break or something since Emma is in school and Hermione is definitely apart of the battle. But I'm assuming they're going to start working on the Ravenclaw common room scene with Luna and some of the room of requirement stuff! :DAvatar ImageBeckster235 says: im sooo excitted to see this movie. like many have sad its so bitter sweet. im going to have nothing to look forward to now with no more books and movies .Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I cannot wait to see these scenes in the final movie! I am certain that the filmmakers will have more than surpassed our expectations.Avatar ImageWingardium Leviosa says: Halfway already...Avatar Imagemjkalldaway says: I can't wait to see it, and it is amazing that their almost halfway done, but I just wish it wouldn't end... I agree with beewell, that if we keep HP still going, it will never end. I'm also really glad that Ralph Fiennes and Devon Murray are back... I love the blowing up Seamus scenes in all the movies lol :)Avatar Imagethundermountain7 says: i can't wait. i have already counting downAvatar Imagemuggle118 says: cant wait!!Avatar ImageDawna says: I wonder how it is goung with Emma away at school?Avatar Imagesuperman82 says: I think we as fans should try and get DH in to top 10 movies of all time. If Pirates can do it, then so should we.Avatar Imagedancingraphics says: AWESOME! *squee*Avatar ImageTCunnings says: just dying to see it, and to see if it holds up to the bookAvatar ImageJTEL99 says: Bittersweet . . . Avatar ImageArianae426 says: it's going to be so awesome.... and even better, hopefully we'll all be together at Leaky Con 2011 to see it for the first time! I'm bummed that 14 years of midnight releases is coming to an end... but wow, this is going to rock. Yay!Avatar Imagegemini_black says: Wicked! Awesome! Sweet!Avatar ImageMalsin says: I absolutely cannot wait for the Final Battle, but I know I would have cryed a hundred times before it so I'm not even sure I'll be able to watch through bleary eyes... The Harry Potter phenomonen will never die though; the fans will always live onAvatar Imagenipintheair says: That might be the best part of the film.Avatar Imageharrygetsme says: oh my god, i can't wait! i'm so pumped for the deathly hallows ;)Avatar ImageBoyWithALightningScar says: Whoop! This is very exciting news. Avatar ImageJane_Potter says: I hope they keep it all!!!!Avatar Imagenewwmoon says: Nice ;)Avatar ImageNiko Potter says: I almost jumped outta my chair when I read this,I'm like SOOO EXCITED I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE MOVIE XD but I feel really really sad that this is the last one -_- WHY O WHY -o-???Avatar ImageLauraKeaton says: i just can not wait for this film to come out...i hope its awesomeAvatar ImageAsi says: Great,that they are filming it, I am so excited but still I can't understand why it must be realised do late if it's going to be ready in several months!Avatar ImageVaporage says: Well I hope there is a balance between the first part of the 2nd part and the battle. Since they need to do Malfoy's Manor, Dobby's death, Shell Cottage, Gringotts, Dragon flying, Falling in the water and swiming back to find out Vlodemort found out about his horcrux/Voldemort's thoughts, Hogsmade with the Dementors and Death Eaters, Hog's Head with the real story of Dumbledore's life, walking through the passage with Neville talking about Hogwarts, RoR metting up with the rest of DA, and going to check the statue of Ravenclaw. That all happens before the battle and they better do justice to that.Avatar ImageScarStruck says: *sob* oh i don't want the hear anymore DH news i dont'; want it to be over no no no non on on on ononoononononnononooooooooooooooooooo! *sob*Avatar ImageLinnyish says: I love those two. Rather a lot.Avatar Imagegirlatty1 says: Cool - but sad that will soon be over.Avatar Imagemumtaz606 says: i hope they film the afterwardAvatar Imagedanaskeeter says: Whoever wins that prize is so lucky! I live in the U.S., so I have no chance. I would love to go on the set!Avatar ImageLeeann says: =)Avatar Imagepfowlerp says: How bittersweet; I can’t wait to see the last two movies obviously, and it is amazing that their almost halfway done, but I just wish it wouldn’t end… but we’ll always have the books, movies & the fans to keep the HP world alive.Avatar Imagekcat22 says: :D Sounds great! :DAvatar ImageLoonyMaddie3 says: Exciting! cant wait!Avatar ImageBrosia23 says: This is what I am waiting for. I am so excited for Nevile to take charge and kick butt all over the place.Avatar Imagelevi-OH-sa not levio-SA says: squee is the word.Avatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahahaAvatar Imagewing says: hahahahahahahaAvatar ImageMercyMercy says: I bet the battle of Hogwarts is going to be amazing. And they're halfway through!Avatar Imageginevrapotter07 says: Did she say the filming's halfway through? YESSSS....Avatar Imageginevrapotter07 says: I hope they lengthen the battle scenes. That'd be so cool!:)Avatar Imagehprocks2700 says: I can't wait

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