Helena Bonham Carter enjoyed torturing Hermione
Helena Bonham Carter has unveiled part of the plot for ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ and admits she enjoyed filming as she got to “torture” Hermione Granger, played by Emma Watson.
28 February 2010
Helena Bonham Carter loved imitating Hermione Granger in ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’.
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The 43-year-old actress, who plays deatheater Bellatrix Lestrange in the movie franchise, says imitating the young witch – who is played by Emma Watson – was one of her favourite scenes in all of the movies.
She told MTV News: “I get to torture Hermione. The best bit about being Bellatrix in this one is because I got to pretend to be Hermione. Because Hermione takes polyjuice potion and gets to look like Bellatrix.
“Rather than put Emma Watson in a hell of a load of make-up, they just said, ‘Now you go act like Hermione’. That was fun.
“I was looking at Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint and they were treating me as if I was 17.”
‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’, which is the last in the J.K. Rowling franchise, will be split into two parts, released this year and in 2011.