Harry Potter’s ‘Professor Snape’ Alan Rickman Once Disapproved Dumbledore’s Death Scene But Fought To Change It: “The Scene Seems Oddly Lacking In Drama”

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Alan Rickman once shared how he had to fight to change the narrative for Dumbledore’s death scene (Picture Credit: IMDb)

The late British actor Alan Rickman, best known for his portrayal of Professor Snape in the eight films of the Harry Potter franchise, once voiced his disagreement with Dumbledore’s death scene in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. had expressed Rickman kept a journal of his observations which was published the previous year. Magazine excerpts Madly, Deeply: The Alan Rickman Diaries made it to a major publication, revealing the late actor’s thoughts on things that mattered to him.

As per reports, Alan Rickman started keeping a journal in 1992 and apart from his daily life as an actor, the actor also talked about his colleagues and the films he was a part of. He also once said about Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe that these kids need direction. Scroll down to read more.

According to The Independent, Alan Rickman expressed his concerns in his journal about the scene where Dumbledore dies, claiming that it lacked drama and that there was not much seriousness in the book-to-script translation. Was. In the magazine, Rickman wrote, “The drama on the page appears oddly lacking—but it’s the screenplay’s absolute cause and effect that deflates the narrative.” Rickman also stated that how the characters’ motivations were not properly explained and, therefore, would not make sense to the audience. At the time the actor fought to remove a line mentioned in the script, about which he told the magazine, “To wit, I argue (successfully, today) that one of Snape’s lines, ‘I gave my word. I made a vow, ‘was confusing and debilitating.

In the magazine, Alan Rickman once mentioned how he wanted to leave the role of Snape but the writer had a special message. JK Rowling Changed his perception. “I’ve read the last ‘Harry Potter’ book. Snape dies heroically, Potter describes him to his children as one of the bravest men he ever knew and calls his son Albus Severus ,” Rickman wrote in 2007.

He said, “It was a real rite of passage. Seven years ago that one little piece of information about Rowling – that Snape was in love with Lily – gave me the edge of a cliff to hang on to.”

Alan Rickman passed away in 2016 after losing a battle with cancer. In addition to his enigmatic role as Professor Snape, the actor previously appeared in Bruce Willis Starr Die Hard.

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