Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Number of ‘flying’ cars destroyed for film revealed

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Number of 'flying' cars destroyed for film revealed

Next November, the saga harry potter Will already celebrate its 20th anniversary! An opportunity for artists to come together for a special event? Unfortunately, it’s not necessarily in the plans. Daniel Radcliffe, which says that he is already very busy with other projects. Still, it would have been nice to see him chat with Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) about his fondest memories of filming. Maybe he remembers one of these scenesHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, in which Ron and Harry decide to drive around Scotland in a flying car, before finally crashing into a Whomping Willow. Do you know how many Ford Anglias had to be destroyed for the simple shooting of this sequence?

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Credit(s) : Warner Bros.

As revealed by John Richardson, head of special effects Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, he must have made sure to find 16 turquoise Ford Anglias dating from 1962 for the filming of this scene. Wait, unfortunately not all of them had a bright future… To ensure the realism of the Whomping Willow scene, 14 of these 16 vehicles were destroyed along the way.. Yes, it was necessary to be well trained before putting the correct sequence in a box! For the record, in 2005, a fan ofharry potter One of the two surviving cars was stolen, a one-engine Ford Anglia. The vehicle was eventually found in the ruins of a Cornwall castle, a few miles from the film studio in which it was stored. Whoever was responsible has never been identified, but he can at least claim that he drove and actually stole Ron and Harry’s car. For nostalgic fans, know that HBO will be preparing several specials dedicated to the universe. Harry Potter.

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