Nov 16, 2011 10:47 AM EST

Harry Potter Cast Answers Fan Questions At Harry Potter Event at Universal Studios, Florida

Harry Potter Cast Answers Fan Questions At Harry Potter Event at Universal Studios, Florida
To celebrate the home video release of the last film in the Harry Potter saga, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Universal Studios Orlando teamed up and held a celebration.  During the long three-day weekend, numerous stars came to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to discuss the film series, visit the theme park centered on the Harry Potter franchise, and meet with members of the public.
Several cast and crewmembers held a joint press conference, during which numerous questions were asked.  One question that seemed to be on everybody's mind was if they thought the story was fully told.  Both David Barron, producer and David Yates, the director of the last four Harry Potter movies agreed that the story was done.  Additionally they said that if the story were to go on, it would have to originate from J.K. Rowling herself.
Another question was asked about the theme park - the Wizarding World of Harry Potter:  "I've never been to a theme park" is how Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley) replied.  He and David Barron then discussed how the Wizarding World appears to guests who haven't been there before as well as to people who have worked on the movies:
When asked about their feelings now that it's all over, the cast had mixed feelings on the matter.  Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) said "…it's very surreal…" while Warwick Davis (Griphook/Professor Flitwick) said jokingly "well it's sad that the paychecks are all over…"  Another question was asked about if they got to keep anything from the movies.  Rupert Grint got to keep the deluminator (from the first and last 2 movies), while Warwick Davis had a humorous story to tell about what he was able to keep:
Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) felt that everything went right while they were making the films "..they did this extraordinary thing…it's like tossing a coin into the air and having it come down heads fifty times in a row…happens very rarely…"  He concluded by stating that he doesn't think we'll see anything like the Harry Potter series ever again.
David Heyman said that the movies are a "celebration of people who are different.  It's a wonderful thing that {J.K. Rowling} has done."
Another popular question asked was about funny stories during filming.  George Harris recounted a time when he had his mouthful of nuts when Emma Watson spoke to him and he ended up spewing the nuts into her hair.  Jason Isaacs recalled a story from the second movie near the beginning when he had to thwack Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) on the hand while telling him to not touch anything in a shop.  He hadn't gotten the full handle on his snakehead on the cane and ended up hitting Tom very hard causing him to well up with tears all while maintaining other composure as a professional would during filming. 
James Phelps shared a story that occurred not during filming however, but rather after the second movie:
In all it was a wonderful celebration of the movies, the last of which is as mentioned before, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.  The movie is available on Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray Combo Pack, which includes the DVD and an Ultraviolet copy of the movie.  Ultraviolet, as described by Warwick Davis, is a joint studio effort to create a cross-platform way for the consumer to watch a streaming copy of the movie no matter what device, whether it's your TV, iPad, iPhone, Android phone or computer.  He even joked when asked which of the Harry Potter books was his favorite by replying that he doesn't read, he prefers to download the digital copy.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Blu-ray3D Blu-rayDVDDownload and video game are now available at all major stores.
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