Headmistress' Note: SPOILERS! SPOILERS!! SPOILERS!!! If you have not read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, you might want to skip this story. Read on at your own risk!
A new report and new photos are online tonight for location filming in Swinley Forest area of the UK for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. As noted via this report from a rather excited fan, Rupert Grint (Ron) and Emma Watson (Hermione) were among those filming the Snatcher scene, as the report says:
The scenes being shot here will be featured in both parts 1 & 2 of The Deathly Hallows. Night scenes and day action were shot by both film units; these include the capture of Harry, Ron and Hermione by the Snatchers (who then deliver them to Malfoy Manor), several scenes involving the Death Eaters and a scene in which Ron chases a rabbit through the forest!...Regulars on location were Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson and in addition there were around 20 Death Eaters, including the very scary Fenrir Greyback!! Plus the Snatchers, (two of which are played by Chase Armitage and Adam Brashaw) whom are well known already in the UK as ‘urban acrobatics’ (or experts in ‘free running’), and also trained in various forms of Martial Arts....From one of my own contacts, I'm told the footage and scenes these guys filmed with the trio in the forest are out of this world and use very few effects if any! We’re awaiting confirmation if ‘Hagrid’ or Robbie Coltrane filmed a scene but definately there was a screen double, possibly ex-England Rugby star Martin Bayfield (as featured in previous films) shooting one or more of the scenes.
UPDATE: There is an earlier and unconfirmed report from the site regarding more location filming for Deathly Hallows, which TLC believes to be fairly accurate.
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(SOURCE: THE LEAKY CAULDRON)
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