Image Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty ImagesGet out your time-turners, folks, because we’ve reached the end of an era. On Saturday, filming of the Harry Potter series came to a close. Warwick Davis, who plays Professor Flitwick, tweeted out the news: “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!”
It must have been a sad day for all the actors involved, especially the trio of young stars who have charmed audiences around the world since Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone was released back in 2001. (Fun fact: Considering the first movie started filming in October 2000, the Harry Potter films were in production for exactly nine and three-fourths years.) We’ve gotten the chance to watch Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint literally grow up before our eyes, and although so many child stars find themselves forever stuck in a proverbial Azkaban of type-casting, these three seem to have bright futures ahead of them, as people actually take them seriously.
So, I’m wondering: where do they go from here? Sure, they still have another year of promotional appearances for the two Deathly Hallows movies before they’re through with the Harry Potter universe, but once their time as part of the most successful franchise in film history wraps up, what avenues will they pursue? Allow me to put my divination skills to use as I predict the future for the magical trio: READ FULL STORY