Empire Magazine Scan Online; Dan Radcliffe Talks Seven Potters Sequence

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Jan 05, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

Thanks to reader Euan we now have a scan of the February 2010 Empire Magazine feature on the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I” film. Available to view right here, this short preview includes actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and director David Yates relating their experiences and feelings about the final film. While describing the “Deathly Hallows” film as the “hardest film to do,” Mr. Radcliffe noes that “as long as you equal that kind of toughness with your enthusiasm, then it sort of goes away.” The young actor goes on to mention filming the flight of the seven Potters sequence by saying: color=”#500050″>

“We are actually filming what is probably the single most complicated sequence we’ve done in any of the films. Everyone’s changing into me and nobody really knows what’s going on. I’m dressing up as everyone else ad they’re dressing up as me, and, well it’s very confusing.”

In regards to Part Two of the final Potter film, director David Yates feels that each film is “very different.” He relates:

“Jo [Rowling] described the book as a bit of a road movie so the first of the two movies is gonna feel very much like that. I watched the first assembly of Part One just last week, and the most interesting dynamic is that you’re taking these three characters we know quite well away from the comfort zone of Hogwarts. ANd you really can’t underestimate the odd power of that.”

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One” is slated for a November 2010 release.





51 Responses to Empire Magazine Scan Online; Dan Radcliffe Talks Seven Potters Sequence

Avatar ImagePollytomat says: Part I is due to be released so soon!!!! Can't wait! :)Avatar ImageLucida says: The seven Potters scene is going to be interesting, Can't wait to see how it turns out. :DAvatar ImageEilynn says: Can't wait to see this film !Avatar Imagecghambright says: I can't wait to see that sequence in the movie. It's going to be INSANELY COOL!! I know Dan's not exaggerating when he says it's complicated. I wonder how they're even going to film that?! Dan is going to have to play 6 different characters and they all have to react to looking like Harry. That takes skill. Avatar Imageprotoj76 says: I an't wait to get the magazine!Avatar Imagewilliam 93 says: The Seven Potters scene will interesting to watch when the film comes out.Avatar ImageRhiannon7 says: It is great to be getting these tidbits of DH news. I am already getting reved up for November. Squeeeeeeee!Avatar Imagemollywobble says: It must be pretty difficult to edit and finish part one while you're still working on part two. The biggest challenge will be making it feel cohesive. Any changes you make in part 2, has to be reflected in part 1 and vice versa. Also, I wonder if Dan still thinks the 7 Potters scene is the most difficult now that they've been filming the battle?Avatar ImageJeannine says: cool!Avatar Imagebellaohbella says: co cool cant wait it shall be intrestingAvatar ImageJamesIII says: this scene is going to be awesome and wierd at the same time. i do hope that they make the polyjuice transformation like the one in GF were barty is thrashing and in pain like in the books and not like the one in CS were he just bubbles for a sec and hes doneAvatar Imagewandmastercalum says: I like Dan's view on the films :)Avatar ImageTheHeirOfSlytherin2 says: It's gonna be great!! And I thought they'd wore all the same clothes that were all harry's... Anyways, it's gonna be great! Avatar Imagealicia00 says: it looks cool i wounder how its going to turn outAvatar Imagekingdomkey1121 says: OMG IT'S "ASSEMBLED" ALREADY!! AAAHHH!!!Avatar Imagehalfbloodprincesss says: lovee it!! 281 days until part 1 comes out & about 542 days until part 2!! can't wait!!Avatar ImageKimmyBlair says: I can't wait to see the Seven Potters scene! I just re-read it last night!Avatar Imagegeminidreamatl29 says: omg david yates has already seen a first cut??? i didnt know it was already done! so i guess theyve been filming part two since fall and through may. wow im beyond excited. hope they do the midnight showings again. ill be buying the day they go on sale. this and the wizarding world of harry potter omg i think im going to burst. 2010 year of harry potter!!!Avatar ImageLoveTomRiddle says: Awesome!!! Can't wait for the movie!!!!!!Avatar Imagenealiezealbie says: so glad they are keeping that in! i mean, its quite a big scene but i wouldnt put it past wbros to take something this big out...glad to hear tell that its being filmed! :DAvatar Imagesgarime1 says: I can't wait for this film! It's going to be exciting!Avatar Imagebiggestharrypotterfan says: 1st comment! WOOHOO!Avatar Imagealegria35 says: really excited for this movie. Is it November yet?Avatar Imagedobbykreacherunited says: i love stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: What an illuminating and intriguing article! I especially look forward to seeing how they handle the Seven Potters sequence in the final film.Avatar ImageLauraKeaton says: Can't wait for November already.Avatar Imagehermy007 says: oh boy, i hope dh will be AMAZING because we have to wait so long... interesting article, though. the seven potters scene wtill be cool, also the part with harry on sirius's bike w/ hargrid. i have a feeling that this movie is going to be excellent, but part 2 is going to be epic. dan radcliffe even said "it's going to be relentless... 200 miles per hour"... intense.Avatar Imagekatherine102678 says: It sounds like for this movie they are going to stick as close to the book as possible, which is good. I am definitely looking forward to this movie. And it should be rather funny and exciting to see 7 Harry Potters and watch each character transform! November can't get here soon enough!Avatar ImageDiamondWings says: Soo CoolAvatar ImageToNkS_rip says: cant w8 4 part 1. and part 2, obviously, but u know wat i meanAvatar ImageNot Slytherin says: I cannot WAIT!!!Avatar Imagehalf-blood-queen says: He thinks he's got it bad, John Simm had 45 costume changes one day at the set of Doctor Who cause he had to play everyone in the world! Dan only got seven characters. I know only seven is compicated enough, but when compared to John Simm in David Tennant's last two episodes of Doctor Who, it seems easy to play only seven.Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: November will be here before we know it! It's getting ever so closer!! SQUEE!Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: November will be here before we know it! It's getting ever so closer!! SQUEE!Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: November will be here before we know it! It's getting ever so closer!! SQUEE!Avatar Imagesillyemma8 says: i can't wait for all of it to come out! it is going to be so interesting!!!!Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: Part one should be relesased November 19th i heard.Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Can't wait! (But I really don't want it to end) :(Avatar ImageSmitch says: Great commentary. It's SO EXCITING! I can hardly contain myself....(obviously)...Avatar Imageronrules says: November can't get here quick enough. I'm as excited as a person with a very special reason to be excited!!!Avatar Image7Pirates says: can not wait!!!Avatar ImageWolfyWizard says: this is gonna be epic Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: End of an era coming soon :'(Avatar ImageBech7Raven says: Oh god, I just can't wait till it comes out!! It's gonna be so awesome, can't wait to see the Seven Potter's scene it'll be hilarious and terrifying on the same time!Avatar ImageFifi says: Can't wiat but the waiting part is so exciting!lolAvatar ImageZephyrFool says: Thanks so much for posting this!Avatar ImageJTEL99 says: That scene sounds complicated but yet hysterical at the same time, lol. :D Until of course the battle in the sky starts and poor Moody dies. That part will be really sad!Avatar ImageethanHP says: Yes "half-blood queen~ROAR~", but John Simm didn't play that character for 10 years. The enthusiasm Dan has after all this time is admirable. And the things he has to do, like that scene in the mud, filming underwater, the different stunts, the scene where he was surronded by fire... It may sound fun, but it's not easy job. And it's very understimated. And to keep doing it every day, for one year and a half only for this film, with this good spirit and dedication is amazing, and an example to those other actors who complain all the time for stupid things.Avatar ImageLunaLupinTonks says: ahhh!!!!!!!Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Cool scan...Avatar Imageminishiva says: The seven potters part should be very funny.

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