Sat, 04 September 2010 01:11:26 ET
Teasing fans on what to expect from 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I', Daniel additionally admits that he barely has a chance to catch breath during the battle scenes in the movie.
has opened up it was not easy filming the highly-anticipated "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows". In an interview with Empire magazine for its "Deathly Hallows" feature edition, the leading actor uncovered that it took 95 takes to complete 7 scenes of the final installment of the boy wizard saga.
"We did 95 takes on that one shot; it counts as the same shot because the camera is programmed to do exactly the same thing each time. We were betting on how many takes we'd end up doing. No-one won because no-one had guessed that high," the 21-year-old revealed. Despite the difficulties, he gushed, "But at the end of the day they showed us a primitive version of the scene and it's brilliant."
During the sat down, Daniel's co-star Emma Watson
also confirmed "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
" will open with the scene where Hermione wipes her parents' memories and leaves their house. She added that fans won't find it in the book because it is the scene screenwriter Steve Kloves and director David Yates added to the movie to show "the sacrifice that Hermione and Ron make to be Harry's friend."
Having said that the emotional parts of the films were "much harder" because they "demanded from me physically and emotionally", the 20-year-old also weighed in on the Hermione and Ron's kiss. "Harry Potter, it's not Twilight, you know; we're not selling sex," she said. "In fact, it was horribly awkward; we couldn't stop laughing. The nicest thing about it was, before we did it, we turned to each other were like, 'God this is going to be awful, isn't it?' But hopefully it will look good."
Along with the interview, a number of promotional photos have also been brought forth for viewing pleasure. One of the photos takes a look at Harry getting cornered by a bloodied Remus Lupin, played by David Thewlis. In another, Harry and his best friends, Hermione and Ron, walk away from a burned trailer.
The last book of the "Harry Potter" series, "Deathly Hallows", has been developed into two movies. "Part I" begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on a mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality. The first part will be released in U.S. theaters on November 19, 2010, while "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II
" is set for July 15, 2011 release across the country.
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