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Bill Nighty

Confrimed: Bill Nighy as Rufus Scrimgeour in 'Deathy Hallows'

  July 9, 2009 at 2:57 PM ET
  Jeremy     HPANA (via Various)
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After numerous rumors on the subject, Bill Nighy has confirmed that he has accepted the role of Minister of Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

The 59-year-old, who once joked he was the "only British actor who hasn't been in Harry Potter", told reporters of his new role at a book festival launch.

"I am in the next Harry Potter," he told reporters.

"I will be Rufus Scrimgeour, who is the Minister of Magic and he is a very very important man."

Thanks to SnitchSeekeropens in new window, MuggleNetopens in new window and The Independentopens in new window for the news!

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