Warwick Davis, the actor who plays both Griphook and Professor Flitwick in the Potter series has just confirmed via Twitter that June 12, 2010 is the last day of principal photography for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final installments in the Harry Potter film franchise. He said:
The end of an Era – today is officially the last day of principal photography on ‘Harry Potter’ – ever. I feel honoured to be here as the director shouts cut for the very last time. Farewell Harry & Hogwarts, it’s been magic!
…the director shouts cut for the very last time. Farewell Harry & Hogwarts, it’s been magic! x
Recent photos of the cast filming the epilogue scene publicly revealed to the world that this was the beginning of the end for the popular Potter franchise. The first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone premiered on November 14, 2001. Since then Harry Potter has become the highest grossing film series of all time when not adjusted for inflation, earning over $5.4 billion at the box office worldwide.
Deathly Hallows, directed by David Yates, is the final chapter in Harry’s (Daniel Radcliffe) quest to defeat the dark wizard Lord Voldemort. Dumbledore’s demise has left him alone with his best friends Hermione (Emma Watson) and Ron (Rupert Grint) to locate and destroy Voldemort’s remaining Horcruxes.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 is due for for release on November 19. Part 2 will be released July 15, 2011.
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