More from Jason Isaacs on wrapping Deathly Hallows: “This big franchise goes out in an epic way”
Yesterday we reported on some new Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows comments from Jason Isaacs, who plays Lucius Malfoy in the films.
Today we have a few more nice words from Jason thanks to Collider.com. They caught up with him at the Green Zone press junket:
Collider: You’re in another rather large franchise.
Jason Isaacs: Not anymore. Don’t make me cry.
Collider: You wrapped on that recently. Could you talk about your experiences on the last two films?
Jason Isaacs: Well, it’s very sad for me. I was already nostalgic for the history of Harry Potter while I was still making it and I knew the end was coming. It was two film…they made the last book into two films and it was a fantastic experience because everybody’s back…everyone who is left alive that is…and even some of the dead people. There is nothing greater than sitting around on a Harry Potter set when you’re not filming and listening to the likes of Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Bill Nighy and Jim Broadbent tell stories. And watching everybody crew the scenery up in the few moments you get on screen – trying to out ham each other is magnificent. This big franchise goes out in an epic way. But I was always cognisant of the fact that I’d have to pack up my little furry friend of a wig and stick it in a box and say goodbye to the cane. All the joy was tinged with sadness for me.
Continue reading the interview on Collider.com!