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Lucius Malfoy's Depicter Jason Isaacs Talks About 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'

December 22, 2008 (4:35 am) GMT
Jason Isaacs, the actor who portrays the villainous Lucius Malfoy in 'Harry Potter' series, thinks that the decision of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' being split into two movies 'a mistake'.

Attending the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival at the Jerusalem Cinematheque to promote his drama movie, "", gave time to talk about what he thinks of the splitting of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" into two films. To The Jerusalem Post, the actor who plays Lucius Malfoy, said ominously, "I think that's a mistake."

Not intending to say bad things over the decision though, Isaacs further explained his remark, adding, "It should be made into 10 films so I can do it for the rest of my life." On the question whether his Lucius character is good for Jews, he addressed bits of Malfoy's focus on "racial purity", which he claimed to sound "like right-wing political campaigning".

Describing that playing Lucius is an "unfettered fun", he further commented on his take on the villainous character. "I don't want to look at the serious side of it," he said. "It was too much fun. It was an opportunity for me to play like my kids play, and to chew up the scenery with some of the greatest actors in the world...They prove that it's not true that an unhappy film set makes for a good film..."

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" will be two-part movies, "" and "". While "Part I" will be released in U.S. and U.K. theaters on November 19, 2010, "Part II" is set for May 2011 release. Yet, before the two even make their way to the theaters, "" will first open in U.K. and U.S. theaters on July 17, 2009.

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