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TWITTER TROUBLE

Stephen Fry Tweets Harry Potter Set Pictures

Social media fail. Stephen Fry, the famed English broadcaster, has found himself in hot water with studio bosses after allegedly posting set pictures from the upcoming Harry Potter film on his Twitter. Fry was shooting a scene for director Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes 2 at Leavesden studios in Hertfordshire, where large parts of all the Harry Potter movies have been filmed, and uploaded several images to his 1.9 million Twitter followers, including one that showed the set of Harry's Hogwarts school in ruins following the “Great Battle” between the young wizard and Lord Voldemort in scenes that will form the series’ climax. The images then mysteriously disappeared, with Fry Tweeting: “Oops. I've been sent to the naughty step…” Warner Bros. distributes both the Harry Potter and Sherlock Holmes films, and when one of Fry’s followers asked whether Warner Bros. was upset, he replied, “Your words, not mine ..."

October 31, 2010 4:30 AM