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Emma Watson's supportive tweet for 'hilarious' Matthew Lewis proves Harry Potter cast are still good friends

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March 10, 2015
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They were last on set together nearly five years ago, but it looks like the cast of the Harry Potter are still good friends judging by one of Emma Watson's latest tweets. The actress helped to promote her co-star Matthew Lewis's latest project on Friday, tweeting a picture of Matthew in BBC comedy Bluestone 42.

Emma, who played Hermoine Granger in the eight films, captioned the picture: "He looks very serious here but is hilarious in #Bluestone42. Watch @Mattdavelewis on @BBCthree Monday@10pm. So Good!!"

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Followers of Emma's Twitter account soon began to reply in earnest, with many discussing Matthew's good looks.

"I still can't believe he was Nevill! Man, Matthew aged well!", one fan wrote, while another added: "A world away from Neville Longbottom and his toad."

Matthew, who played the shy and clumsy Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter series, joined the BBC show in series 2, as Corporal Gordon House. The show focuses on the camaraderie between a British bomb disposal team in Afghanistan.

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Emma Watson: "Women need to be equal participants"

In her post-Harry Potter career, Emma has marked herself out as one of Britain's best young actresses.

She recently admitted her heart is 'bursting' after revealing she will star in a live-action retelling of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, and she has full taken on the role of UN Goodwill Ambassador - launching in September 2014 the HeForShe campaign, a solidarity movement for gender equality that "brings together one half of humanity in support of the other".

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The cast of the eight Harry Potter films, one of the highest-grossing film series of all time, are known to all still be good friends. On Saturday, James Phelps, Rupert Grint, Bonnie Wright, and Tom Felton met up at the State Social House in Hollywood.

Capturing the moment on Instagram, Tom wrote: "Kim K stood me up. Outnumbered by 3 Weasleys. Ugh."

Rupert, Bonnie, and James all played Ron Weasley, Ginny Weasley, and Fred Weasley in the films, while Tom played the evil Draco Malfoy.

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