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Harry Potter Role Umbridge Cast

Imelda Staunton Both Digital Theatre and Aintitcool have it that the role of Delores Umbridge has been cast for the fifth installment of the Harry Potter series named, "Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix." The part goes to Imelda Staunton ("Shakespeare in Love," "Vera Drake.") Umbridge, as readers of the books know, is the new Defense Against Dark Arts teacher for the fifth year. She is also the main antagonist in the story, and one of the most disliked characters in the Harry Potter world. Not that she's badly written , just that she's a truly evil character. --Terrence Ryan

 

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Posted by on October 20, 2005 11:54 AM
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:O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O
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THIS IS NOT HOW I IMANGINED THIS CHARACHTER AT ALL :O shes supposed to look like a toad and she clearly doesnt (that is a good thing not looking like a toad :) )

SHE BEST ACT HOW SHES SUPPOSED TO :O not saying she won't

ABC

-- Posted by: abc at October 22, 2005 1:36 PM

I think it would be fun to see Staunton play Vera Drake playing Dolores Umbridge. It would easily be the most maudlin "Harry Potter" film to date!

-- Posted by: Pete at October 22, 2005 9:30 PM

You think the religious right hates Harry Potter now, that would drive them absolutely apoplectic.

-- Posted by: Terrence Ryan at October 24, 2005 10:37 PM

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