Friday, March 16, 2007

David Bradley Helps with Order of the Phoenix Finishing Touches

Actor David Bradley, who plays the role of the rather unsavory Hogwarts caretaker Argus Filch in the Harry Potter movies, spoke about some of the finishing touches to the fifth movie in an interview for the Telegraph:

"Terry, one of the crew from the Harry Potter films, picked me up from my home in Stratford-upon-Avon at 11am to take me to Soho for some finishing touches to the fifth and latest film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, due out in July.

I play Filch, the caretaker at Hogwarts - his jobsworth way of life is so ludicrous that people find him funny as well as frightening.

In the studio, I had to record sounds to match my on-screen antics. Filch spends most of his time chasing Harry, so it was mainly grunts and heavy breathing. It felt like I was dubbing a..."

Well, you get the picture (parental discretion advised!); you can read the entire interview by clicking on the above link.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is scheduled for release on July 13, 2007


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