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David Heyman Reveals "Deathly Hallows" Documentary is in the Works

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
April 09, 2011, 05:21 PM

While at CinemaCon in Las Vegas a few weeks ago, "Harry Potter" producer David Heyman spoke with MTV News and revealed that a behind-the-scenes documentary was shot during the production of "Deathly Hallows."

The award-winning British filmmaking Morgan Matthews ("The Fallen") was given complete access to the sets, crew, and actors, and according to Heyman, "it's not just pure gloss."

"He went behind the scenes and had incredible access to talent and crew and has made a documentary that is not yet complete, which shows the challenges of making the film — the tolls it takes on actors and crew," [Heyman] said. "It's not just pure gloss and everybody's happy. It's real. ... At the same time, it's really, really funny."
In addition to this documentary, Heyman and fellow producer David Barron talked about the vast amounts of on-set footage that was taken throughout the past ten years.
"It was a very well-documented production. We had a crew filming behind the scenes for the entire production, which is unheard of — and that's been for all the films," Barron explained. "There is material, and we'll see how it's used. I'm sure Warner Bros. will package it in some form or another."
Watch the video of Heyman and Barron talking about the currently untitled documentary here.

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21 Comments

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Wow! Thats amazing!!!!! Just when we were all thinking that it is almost all over :"( , something new is going to come! I’m super excited and I’m sure it’ll be great!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on April 09, 2011, 05:41 PM report to moderator
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217 Points

thats great news, I love behind the scenes extras on the dvds so to have a complete special is a bonus.

Posted by DavidTheUnready on April 09, 2011, 05:46 PM report to moderator
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12005 Points

Thanks for the heads up. I will watch for more.

Posted by budgie on April 09, 2011, 05:54 PM report to moderator
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153 Points

Great! That sounds awesome!

Posted by sirius33 on April 09, 2011, 06:40 PM report to moderator
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187 Points

excellent, I hope this dvd will be available as a stand alone and not packaged with some other edition of the movie after we have all already bought it though. It should be really good, I can’t wait to see it.

Posted by voldemort07 on April 09, 2011, 07:25 PM report to moderator
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20981 Points

This is exciting! I wonder how and when it will come out.

Posted by LunaLuver on April 09, 2011, 08:49 PM report to moderator
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668 Points

I hope this documentary comes as one of the extras in the Part 2 dvd!

Posted by Natalia {ROAR} on April 09, 2011, 10:37 PM report to moderator
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1111 Points

It’s gonna be great, I’m really interested on how they make films especially the potter ones :) can’t wait :) :) but I don’t want it to be over :’(

I read this the other day though leaky:/ just gotta be a little faster with these news things :) leakys still my fave though ;)

Posted by Harrypotterultrafan on April 10, 2011, 05:07 AM report to moderator
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5389 Points

OMG its going to be the most spectacular thing. I cant wait to get my hands on that stuff.

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on April 10, 2011, 09:04 AM report to moderator
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524 Points

OH MY GOODNESS!
Just when you thought is was over…
Can’t wait!!!

Posted by Potterhead777 {ROAR!} on April 10, 2011, 09:59 AM report to moderator
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660 Points

I really like the behind the scenes books that have been made for other movies. This documentaary should be really good.

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on April 10, 2011, 10:34 AM report to moderator
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1985 Points

That would be amazing to have a documentary on behind the scenes stuff can’t wait!

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on April 10, 2011, 03:48 PM report to moderator
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338 Points

YES! That would be awesome. I can’t wait to have the whole series AND behind the scenes stuff! :D

Posted by Cat de la Creme on April 11, 2011, 02:56 PM report to moderator
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398 Points

maybe they can explain why they choose not to follow some of the book when it came to the story! Ginny & the Weasley’s were short changed!!!!!

Posted by sidnandragin on April 11, 2011, 11:30 PM report to moderator
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I think the documentary would be excellent. I hope they include some of the ways they filmed transformations, etc. The behind the scenes workings and the prop department would be interesting to see too.

Posted by Fresca ROAR on April 12, 2011, 03:25 PM report to moderator
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