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Alan Rickman Finishes "Deathly Hallows" Filming

Rickman Interviews
Posted by: Rosi
April 09, 2010, 07:02 PM

Thanks to Snitch Seeker we can tell you about a recent interview with Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) in which it is confirmed that Rickman has completed filming for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." The International Herald Tribune interviewed actor and director Alan Rickman about bringing Creditors to New York City's Brooklyn Academy of Music after a two year break since the play's original London run. Rickman's role in the Harry Potter films is mentioned briefly:

Mr. Rickman, who is known mostly as an actor despite several acclaimed turns as a film and theatre director, was less eager to discuss his own career. Not that it is bereft of interesting developments. The day before, for example, Mr. Rickman, 64, had just finished filming the final "Harry Potter" movie. His portrayal of the slithery and surprising Severus Snape has brought him fame as never before, making him into one of the world's most celebrated movie villains, a thrilling antihero to the Potter-mad masses. But in his own mind Mr. Rickman had merely jumped form one intense experience to another, and he was thoroughly focused on "Creditors."
Snitch Seeker has scans of the full interview in their galleries, including a new photo of Rickman directing Creditors. The play opens on the 16th of April at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; as we previously told you, Rickman will take part in a pre-performance Artist Talk at BAM's Harvey Theatre on the 27th of April at 6pm. Tickets to the 45 minute Artist Talk cost $10 and can be purchased at this link.

Many thanks again to Snitch Seeker for the heads up!

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13651 Points

Snape is over omg sob BTW Snape is not a “villain”

Posted by hp931 on April 10, 2010, 11:28 AM report to moderator
1599 Points

wow. this is really starting to be over. :(

Posted by Nealie Zealbie on April 10, 2010, 11:31 AM report to moderator
1070 Points

oh… that is really signaling the end is near…. WHAT ARE WE GOING TO LOOK FORWARD TO AFTER DHP2?!?!?!?!? oh! jkrs new book. but still… i will know who is a diehard fan when i see it at midnight because we will all be crying

60 Points

Wow! Hearing that Alan Rickman is done filming has really made the end of this seem more real than anything. :( really needing some kleenex!!! The only bright spot in all this is now manybe very soon he will “discuss Severus”. I would just loooooove to hear his thoughts on the character!

Posted by elsabetharia on April 10, 2010, 11:45 AM report to moderator
73 Points

end of an era… =/

Posted by pottersocks on April 10, 2010, 11:48 AM report to moderator
8876 Points

I agree with hp931 that Snape is not a villain. Good grief JKR’s characters are way more complex than the good guys and the bad guys. And, Snape is one of the good guys anyhows, like he’s been on DDs side and gives his life for the greater good.

But yeah it is so sad that Alan is done filming. As much as I’m trying to pretend it is not happening, it feels that The End Of All Things is slowly getting nearer and, more real, too. We now know that no more Snape scenes will ever be filmed sigh

Posted by Moose_Starr on April 10, 2010, 12:06 PM report to moderator
4151 Points

wow. :[

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on April 10, 2010, 12:24 PM report to moderator
3050 Points

This must mean they’ve finished filming the prince’s tale. It’s what I’m most looking forward to see! I hope they keep most of what’s in the book. It’ll be very sad when there’s no more movies to look forward to, but I’m glad there’s still two more.

Posted by DarthWeetzie on April 10, 2010, 12:52 PM report to moderator
3050 Points

And he’s not a villain at all. Maybe an anti-hero, but not a villain!

Posted by DarthWeetzie on April 10, 2010, 12:52 PM report to moderator
51 Points

It sooooo hard to believe that it soon will be ending. =(

Posted by victoria *ROAR* on April 10, 2010, 01:16 PM report to moderator
220 Points

Thks for everything u’ve done,it’s brilliant!

thks so much, Alan!

Posted by Fabulous_luvwatson_HP on April 10, 2010, 02:02 PM report to moderator
220 Points


Posted by Fabulous_luvwatson_HP on April 10, 2010, 02:04 PM report to moderator
49 Points

can’t believe it’s the last harry potter film already. you know… i actually just started to fall in love with snape last summer.. and you are now telling me it’s all gone! no way! WE NEED MORE SNAPE, RIGHT? i will really miss him from harry potter films….:(

Posted by SevSnape on April 10, 2010, 03:07 PM report to moderator
30 Points

I’d say Alan Rickman was one of the most talented actors working on the Harry Potter set and really portrayed his part almost exactly how I imagined Snape to be! I cannot wait to watch The Prince’s Tale unfold and his scene with Dumbledore where he breaks down and begs him to save Lily, I think it has the potential to be one of the most touching scenes in the entire series of films. Severus Snape was an incredible character you Alan Rickman played him in an incredible way, for that I greatly thank him.

Posted by ollie101 on April 10, 2010, 03:44 PM report to moderator
1842 Points

It is so sad to think this is the last of Rickman’s contribution to the Potter Universe. I hope both films are brilliant.

Snape R.I.P.

Posted by Bara on April 10, 2010, 04:13 PM report to moderator
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