Since Order of the Phoenix is now playing worldwide it gives us a… - Half-Blood Prince Spoilers
Since Order of the Phoenix is now playing worldwide it gives us a chance of knowing what will be in the HBP movie when it comes out next year.

So with OotP movie and also DH book in mind, I pose these two questions:

1. What are you most looking forward to in the movie version of HBP?
2. What do you think will be cut out of the movie version of HBP?

Just a heads up since these questions could lead comments to wander into DH territory (spoiler warning beware)
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cmwinters From: cmwinters Date: July 24th, 2007 06:30 am (UTC) (Link)
Well, the same guy who did Order is doing HBP, so that's good, but Kloves is coming back, which is HORRIBLE.

I'm really looking forward to the whole Snape killing Dumbledore scene, and Spinner's End, but with Kloves as screenwriter, I'm HORRIBLY apprehensive, and am worried that EVERYTHING good will be cut like it usually is with that fucktard.
diotimamantinea From: diotimamantinea Date: July 24th, 2007 02:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
Why do you dislike Kloves so much?
cmwinters From: cmwinters Date: July 25th, 2007 07:40 am (UTC) (Link)
Because he's a shit screenwriter. Because he turned Ron into even more of an blibbering wimp than Jo did. Because he takes all of EVERYBODY'S good lines and gives them to Hermione for no apparent reason. Because he's the one that decided we needed five minutes of non-canon dragon flying all about Hogwarts and five more minutes of Molesting Myrtle, NEITHER OF WHICH WERE IN THE BOOK, yet couldn't give us a SINGLE PLAY of the Quidditch World Cup, and clipped the SERIES RELEVANT thirty second Snape revealing himself as a Death Eater.

jigglypuff From: jigglypuff Date: November 12th, 2007 07:18 am (UTC) (Link)
This is a long time after, I'm sorry to bother you, but I just have to express this: WORD.

I was very angry about the clipped beginning and... come to think of it, everything you listed. And more.
cmwinters From: cmwinters Date: November 12th, 2007 09:15 am (UTC) (Link)

I don't even want to *watch* the DH movie. *retch* If he comes back as screenwriter for that I honestly probably won't. Or I'll, you know, watch Malfoy Manor & the Death Eater meeting scene, and then leave.

If there's ANY way to fuck that entire book up worse, Kloves' close to the top of the list how.
not_purrrfect From: not_purrrfect Date: July 24th, 2007 06:32 am (UTC) (Link)
I hate Quiddich so I hope they leave all of it out.

I already figured out who's book Harry has. LOL Not saying a word.


Thanks that was fun.

Oh and what am I most looking forward to... Seeing the same Tom Riddle that was in 'Secrets' I so hope anyway.
scrtkpr From: scrtkpr Date: July 24th, 2007 07:49 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm most looking forward to Emo!Draco in the bathroom. I'm also looking forward to the pensieve scenes, the inferi, and of course the tower confrontation.

I have no idea what will be cut. I'm not very good at predicting what they're going to do with these movies--I've been very perplexed at some of the choices that have been made in previous ones. If too much of Draco is cut, though, I will be infuriated. This is his movie!
From: (Anonymous) Date: July 25th, 2007 04:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm really looking forward to the H/G scenes! I've been really excited about seeing their scenes onscreen since the book came out. I just hope they don't cut out too many of the good H/G scenes. I am also really looking forward to the Snape killing Dumbledore scene and lots of Draco.
stooperstacey From: stooperstacey Date: July 26th, 2007 09:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm guessing they cut out the scene in the Robe's Shop, we'll probably see very little of the twin's Shop, for some reason the movies are quite sparse of anything Diagon Alley.
Very little Maraunders Map will be included and they'll smush all of Dumbledore/Harry's lessons into one measly flashback
There will definitely not be as much Potions classes in the book they'll probably focus more on Snape DADA's classes, and Slug's Club will probably be ruled out entirely, and the whole Lavender Brown/Ron thing will probably be snuffed out as much as possible too
Not to mention the whole Quidditch storylines about Ron becoming Keeper, and Harry getting hit in the head with a bulger.
So pretty much I think they'll cut everything good out of the book just like they always do.

but I really hope they keep the scene where Harry finds out if Grimmauld Place belongs to him, in fact I really hope they keep the scene at 4 Privet Drive. Movie 4 just wasn't the same without any Dursleys, it was just wrong. I was so shocked and happy to see the Dursleys in OotP.
the_keeper_12 From: the_keeper_12 Date: July 27th, 2007 06:53 am (UTC) (Link)
I can't wait for the whole Ron/Hermione jealousy bits especially when she sets the birds on him.

Also anything involving Tonks and or tonks/lupin. Cause movie!tonks is ftw! And their ship is almost as canon as Ron/Hermione, so I'm looking forward to that!
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