History Trivia / HarryPotter

1st Sep '16 6:10:58 AM NoxSky12599
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*** Creator/StevenSpielberg originally pitched the film to Warner Bros. as a CGI film with Haley Joel Osment being the voice of Harry Potter. ''Rowling'' herself stepped in to nix that plan.
17th Aug '16 12:10:46 AM DustSnitch
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17th Jul '16 8:40:20 PM PaulA
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* The actors were frequently cast through {{ability over appearance}}. Horace Slughorn, Dolores Umbridge and Gilderoy Lockhart were all played by actors who didn't quite match the physical description of their book counterparts (for instance, Slughorn is meant to be short and stout, but Jim Broadbent is over six feet tall), but who had the attitude down perfectly.



* AbilityOverAppearance: Horace Slughorn, Dolores Umbridge and Gilderoy Lockhart were all played by actors who didn't quite match the physical description of their book counterparts (for instance, Slughorn is meant to be short and stout, but Jim Broadbent is over six feet tall), but who had the attitude down perfectly. As hard as it is to believe, when Maggie Smith was cast as Minerva [=McGonagall=], there were plenty of fan complaints -- some complained that she looked too young and others that she looked too old -- and yet these days it's hard to imagine anyone else capturing the character's presence better.



* CastTheExpert: Evanna Lynch, cast as Luna Lovegood in the later films, was a mega-fan of the Potter series and an avowed expert on the franchise.


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* PlayingAgainstType: In contrast to most of Maggie Smith's acid-tongued characters, Minerva [=McGonagall=] is a stern but CoolTeacher, who is mostly serious -- but undoubtedly heroic.
28th Jun '16 10:47:36 AM sloman81
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*** Creator/RobinWilliams was planned on being cast as Hagrid, but Rowling wanted an all British cast
13th Jun '16 10:06:35 AM creader
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* FireForgedFriends
12th Jun '16 1:41:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* SelfAdaptation: Creator/JKRowling was actively involved in the creative decisionmaking for the ''Harry Potter'' films.
5th Jun '16 2:04:05 PM nombretomado
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*** [[PushingDaisies Anna Friel]], David Thewlis' long-time girlfriend, lobbied hard for the part of Nymphadora Tonks.

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*** [[PushingDaisies [[Series/PushingDaisies Anna Friel]], David Thewlis' long-time girlfriend, lobbied hard for the part of Nymphadora Tonks.
17th May '16 11:02:08 PM PaulA
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17th May '16 11:01:35 PM PaulA
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** Emma Watson was a fan of the Harry Potter books before she was cast as Hermione.

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** Emma Watson was a fan of the Harry Potter books before she was cast as Hermione. She was also a big fan of Creator/AlfonsoCuaron before he directed the third film.
17th May '16 10:53:11 PM PaulA
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* DeletedScene: There are a lot of them; On Creator/ABCFamily, the films run with the deleted scenes intact, although other scenes may be cut down for time. To the credit of the production teams, a lot of the deleted scenes were narration in the books, and would have pointed out the obvious on films.
* DyeingForYourArt:
** Twins James and Oliver Phelps, who played Fred and George Weasley, are not redheads in real life. They are actually brunet.
** Tom Felton's hair is naturally blond, but he had to bleach his hair for ''all'' the films to make it even blonder.



** DeletedScene: There are a lot of them; On Creator/ABCFamily, the films run with the deleted scenes intact, although other scenes may be cut down for time. To the credit of the production teams, a lot of the deleted scenes were narration in the books, and would have pointed out the obvious on films.
* DyeingForYourArt:
** Twins James and Oliver Phelps, who played Fred and George Weasley, are not redheads in real life. They are actually brunet.
** Tom Felton's hair is naturally blond, but he had to bleach his hair for ''all'' the films to make it even blonder.
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