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Actress Kelly Macdonald Reported to Portray The Grey Lady in "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

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Posted by: Edward
December 10, 2010, 08:14 PM

Vanity Fair as an interview online with actress Kelly Macdonald, from the current HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," which makes note of her appearing as the Grey Lady in the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" film.  The magazine reports:

Next thing I find out, she’s got a small part as the Raveclaw house ghost in the final Harry Potter film. 
John Lopeez: I hear now that Boardwalk’s done, you’re working on the final Harry Potter as we speak. They really are trying to get every U.K. actor into those movies.
Kelly Macdonald: It’s true! I’m friends with Colin Firth, and he told me he’s the only Brit who’s not in it. 
While this is not yet explicit confirmation of Ms. Macdonald's role as the Ravenclaw Ghost in the second part of the final Potter film, Leaky is working to confirm this report.  

As fans of Ms. Macdonald's work will know, the actress has worked previously with "Deathly Hallows" director David Yates in the 2005 HBO film "The Girl in the Cafe."  This film featured the actress working alongside actor Bill Nighy, who portrayed Rufus Scrimgeour in "DH: 1."

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43 Comments

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Very interesting! Can’t wait to see her! First! :D :D :D :D

Posted by ksddancer... ROAR!!!!!!! on December 10, 2010, 08:38 PM report to moderator
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She is a terrific! actress …absolutely LOVE her work in “Boardwalk Empire”
(as will as the series itself….excellent acting all around)
and am so glad to read she may be in DH part II ….awesome.
She was fantastic in “The Girl in the Cafe”

Posted by Jeannine on December 10, 2010, 08:57 PM report to moderator
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very cool!

Posted by MossHorpione on December 10, 2010, 08:59 PM report to moderator
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Ooh, I hope this is true! I really like her, and I was very afraid they were going to cut that whole angle of the story since it seems to me that Ginny will have to be the one to lead Harry to the Diadem (due to the way it was set up in the HBP film), not Luna taking him to the Ravenclaw common room and all that.

Posted by Headmistress LemonFaerie on December 10, 2010, 08:59 PM report to moderator
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i was JUST lamenting the fact that she was never in hp. this is sooo awesome.

Posted by abandonedboyjon on December 10, 2010, 10:28 PM report to moderator
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I agree with ‘Headmistress LemonFaerie’ i think that it will Ginny who will have to take him to the Daidem since Harry had his eye closed in HBP movie when she hid it…so i’d be interested to see how they introduce the Grey Lady as a character=]

Posted by ::Elfie:: on December 10, 2010, 11:17 PM report to moderator
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Thats great :D
Hope she gets a good part playing the grey lady :D

Posted by ϟ☮Sindi a.k.a Remy [ROAR!!]☮ϟ on December 11, 2010, 12:27 AM report to moderator
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I’m glad they kept this part of the story because it just shows how every freakin thing in the potter universe happens for a reason, and everyone is tied together somehow… But the Grey Lady was shown in the Philosopher’s Stone film, not very much but she was there… They should bring back the same actress then, shouldn’t they? They also replaced the Fat Lady for the 3rd film, which I think is so annoying that they do. It doesn’t make any sense that things keep changing like that…

Posted by Aleks on December 11, 2010, 12:35 AM report to moderator
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I am soo Glad that They are trying follow the book quiet well.
Hope The Length of the Movie is good.
anyway, This sounds interesting. she is a Great actress.

Posted by Vijeta Walke on December 11, 2010, 12:55 AM report to moderator
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Cool. Cant wait to see

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on December 11, 2010, 01:28 AM report to moderator
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Cool. Cant wait to see

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on December 11, 2010, 01:29 AM report to moderator
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This is absolutely true, she is playing the grey lady.

Posted by moglet [ITC!] on December 11, 2010, 02:55 AM report to moderator
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Awesome news! I bet she’ll be great as the gray lady!

Posted by Wendelin the Weird on December 11, 2010, 05:57 AM report to moderator
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Really pleased to see her in Deathly hallows 2.Great actress.

Posted by azna70 on December 11, 2010, 07:06 AM report to moderator
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She looks great !!!!!

Posted by CDR on December 11, 2010, 08:25 AM report to moderator
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