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Update: Filming of 'HBP' starts at Gloucester Cathedral

  February 8, 2008 at 7:22 AM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via Various)
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Filming of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie started today at Gloucester Cathedral. Stars already arrivingopens in new window include Alan Rickman, who plays Professor Snape, Dame Maggie Smith, who plays Professor McGonagall, and Tom Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy.

An early report states:

I saw them pouring vividly-coloured soup into bowls, with different food colourings ready to be added. It looked as though they could only be getting potions ready.

You can see some preparation pictures hereopens in new window of the filming and of the actors hereopens in new window.

Filming is expected to continue through tomorrow, Friday, February 8th. If you happen to attended please send a report or pictures our way.

UPDATE: Thanks to Potterishopens in new window you can see some hi-res picturesopens in new window courtesy of Splash Newsopens in new window.

UPDATE II: Two new film reports with pictures can be seen hereopens in new window hereopens in new window. It should also be noted that one of the reports state that actress Emma Watson hasn't been seen filming at the area.

UPDATE III: You can see additional pictures hereopens in new window from Friday courtesy of UHPopens in new window. Video also taken earlier on Friday can be seen hereopens in new window.


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