Dobby sits relaxing in a chair. Griphook wheels down a studio’s hallway on a Segway, checking his smartphone. Emma Watson talks about feeling like a doomed child star. Daniel Radcliffe wonders if people will be willing to see him play a role outside of Harry Potter. Emma Thompson tells the camera that all of the kids — who have had so much projected on to them by the world — should probably invest in some therapy. Helena Bonham Carter just seems genuinely confused.
This fascinating teaser for When Harry Left Hogwarts, a 48-minute documentary included as a bonus feature on the forthcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 DVD/Blu-ray, was shot on set by Morgan Matthews during the production of the final two Harry Potter movies. More than just your typical behind-the-scenes featurette, it provides an intimate look at what the actors were feeling as they wrapped up work on what is now the most successful franchise in film history. Click through to check out the trailer now, and look for the doc to hit shelves on November 11.
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If you saw Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, then you know that one of the best parts of the movie was The Tale of the Three Brothers, a shadow puppet-inspired animated sequence which explained how the Deathly Hallows came to be. Our friends at io9 got their hands on some of the gorgeous concept art for the creepy animation courtesy of its artist, Alexis Liddell; click through to check out some of our favorite images.
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As we may have mentioned earlier today, most people agree that 2010 wasn’t exactly a banner year for great films. But what did hit theaters inspired some amazing “alternate” posters made by graphic designers and illustrators. Click through to check out some of our favorites, visually-stunning artwork inspired by films that range from Oscar contenders like 127 Hours to big popcorn movies like Tron: Legacy.
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This just in from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows director David Yates: “Daniel Radcliffe appears naked in one scene where Harry and Ron are fighting a magical creature, who fled to confuse and create a vision. In the view we see Harry and a woman embracing and kissing. It’s an intriguing scene and very sensual.”
Holy Equus! The next (and final) installment of the series is a two-part film. Part 1 is currently scheduled to be released on November 19, 2010 and Part 2 on July 15, 2011. No word on which film features a naked Harry, but we’re sure you diehard fans will be able to suss it out. We just hope it doesn’t involve Dobby. [via Perez… Read More