Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Trivia: The costume department tried in vain to produce Luna's radish-like earrings. Evana Lynch made her own - they're the ones she wears in the film.

Trivia: Helen McCrory was originally cast as Bellatrix Lestrange, but dropped out due to her pregnancy. She was replaced by Helena Bonham Carter. In 2007, McCrory was cast as Bellatrix's sister, Narcissa Malfoy, in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

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Trivia: The director and other persons of importance had cut Kreacher out of the film. JKR told them that she couldn't tell them what to do, but the final film wouldn't make sense if they didn't introduce Kreacher in this one. Five minutes later, Kreacher was back in.

Trivia: The barman seen with the goat at the shabby Hog's Head Inn where Harry and Hermione hold the first Dumbledore's Army meeting is Aberforth Dumbledore, Albus' brother. In the novels he runs the Hog's Head Inn and was investigated for performing improper magic on goats. (This was confirmed by J.K. Rowling in an online chat at The Leaky Cauldron.)

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Trivia: 15,000 girls auditioned for the role of Luna Lovegood.

Trivia: Much of the Atrium set was modeled after the London Underground.

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Trivia: Lavender Brown has been portrayed by an uncredited black girl in the previous films. In this film, she turns white.


Trivia: Over 5000 kittens were filmed for the decorative plates in Umbridge's office.

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