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“Is this a money spinner?”: Emma Watson Confronted Harry Potter Producers For a Surprising Call on the Ending of the Franchise



After a long-drawn commitment towards the ‘Harry Potter’ films, Emma Watson had expressed concerns regarding the end of the franchise.

When producers decided to split Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows into two movies, Emma Watson wasn’t initially impressed.

Emma Watson’s talents transcend boundaries, with her appearance in myriads of fantasy films as well as critically acclaimed projects. However, despite her lengthy filmography, the actress is popularly known for bringing Hermione Granger to life in the Harry Potter film series.

Appearing in eight Harry Potter movies, Emma Watson cemented her career in the entertainment industry. However, during an interview, Watson recalled her genuine reaction when she was informed about the producers’ plan to split the final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, into two movies. Initially being less than thrilled with the decision, the actress admitted her cynical behavior.

Emma Watson was Concerned About the Ending of the Harry Potter Franchise
JK Rowling’s Harry Potter novels acquired a major fanbase after getting adapted into a film series starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint in titular roles. Crafting eight movies out of seven books, the Wizarding World has now become a popular choice of watch for fans, all over the world.

However, while Potterheads were thrilled to know Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, was going to be split into two separate movies, the actors faced a bit of confusion. Particularly Emma Watson recalled having initial doubts about producers’ decision regarding the end of the franchise.

Having portrayed Hermione Granger in all eight films, starting from the age of nine, Emma Watson spent the better part of her life shooting and promoting the films. Although the actress was grateful for the Harry Potter movies catapulting her fame, Watson told Collider that she was a little taken aback by the decision to make 8 movies out of 7 books.

“At first, I’ll be honest, at first I was like ‘oh my goodness’ cause we were doing [film] 6 at the time, I was like ‘oh my God three more movies’ I was just overwhelmed, I was like wow that is a lot. I was like, ‘is this a money spinner?’ you know I was very cynical and dubious about it. I’ll be honest I was not immediately impressed.”

Admitting to have discussed her concerns with the filmmaker and the producers regarding the split, Emma Watson opened up about what changed her perspective.

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