Alan Rickman reveals sweet details about ‘Harry Potter’ in his diary

Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
DR Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.


Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”

CINEMA – Alan Rickman, the interpreter of Professor Severus Snape in the saga Harry PotterHe left many diaries after his death in 2016. They are collected in a book titled Madly, Deeply: The Alan Rickman Diaries (Madly, Deeply: The Alan Rickman Diaries, in French), published in October. Some excerpts published by the guardian On Saturday, September 24, he reveals the actor’s thoughts on the hit movie series.

Alan Rickman kept 26 diaries during his life, the first dating from 1972. He noted his appointments, birthdays and addresses. But, in 1992, he began to recount his life and his work, in particular his role in Harry Potter.

JK Rowling ‘live these stories’

First, he recounts his encounter with JK Rowlingthe author of the saga Harry Potter. “She nervously gives me some glimpses into Snape’s past. Talking to him is talking to someone who lives these stories, not someone who invents them.Rickman wrote in 2000.

He also talks about how he felt after the premiere of harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stonethe first part of the cult saga. “The film should only be seen on the big screen”judge then.

Diagnosed in 2005 with prostate cancer, Alan Rickman underwent major surgery the following year. He then doubts his ability to play his role in the fifth installment of the series. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenixbefore writing, a few days later: “Finally yes to HP 5. The feeling is neither good nor bad. The winning argument is: “Go to the end. it’s your story »

“Severus Snape Heroically Dies”

Alan Rickman aka Severus Snape disappears from the saga in the eighth and final episode, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. On July 27, 2007 she wrote her first impressions of her character’s death: ” I have finished reading the latest book Harry Potter. Severus Snape dies heroically, Potter describes his sons as one of the bravest men he has ever known and calls his son Albus Severus. It was a true rite of passage. Jo Rowling’s Little Fact Seven Years Ago: ‘Snape Loved Lily’ (Harry Potter’s mother, editor’s note)‘ – had given me a hint to make me wait. »

Alan Rickman has multiplied supporting roles, such as the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood with Kevin Costner, Harry’s in love actually or the voice of the blue caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland. But his portrayal of Professor Snape in all eight films Harry Potter It is still the role that marked an entire generation.

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