Well, he is still adorable AF for starters and still hangs out with JK Rowling from time to time. Myself and the suspicious character that is Douglas Murphy were the lucky ones.". Despite their problems, romantic feelings between them lingered, but the series eventually moved on from their relationship and focused instead on putting Oliver and Felicity together. No, is the answer. Erm, BB's John James is on Love Island Australia, Eminem's daughter Hailie looks so different now, Harry Potter actor pops up in His Dark Materials, Joanna from Love Actually is on Celebrity X Factor, This is what Emma from Friends looks like now. He is the author of the psychological thriller and time travel novel, "A Man Against the World." The first audition that agent got me was for Harry Potter," said Sean. Within a week, Harry Potter castings began and Sean bagged the Oliver role. We all know that the scene-stealer in The Philosopher's Stone is Quidditch Captain and all-round bae Oliver Wood. "It was while at the Scottish Youth Theatre that I was chosen for The Winter Guest. Ruth Wilson Left The Affair Because She Didn’t Feel Safe, Arrow: Why Oliver Ended Up With Felicity (Not Laurel), Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) instead? Marry characters from animes, tv shows, video games, movies and more! Oliver Wood from Oliver wood - Marry Your Favorite Character Online Emily Bett Rickards’ performance and chemistry with Stephen Amell’s Oliver worked so well for the show that it felt like the natural direction for the show, even if it wasn’t what was originally planned for the show. Alan, being the lovely human we always expected him to be, then also recommended him to a London talent agency. Then, his big pre-Harry Potter break came when he was 11 and auditioned for a play starring Professor Snape himself, Alan Rickman. Wood appeared in both Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone in 2001 and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2003, and though he had a relatively small part in the film adaptations of J.K. Rowling's novels, his character became an instant fan favorite. Arrowverse producer Marc Guggenheim has explained in the past that even though Green Arrow and Black Canary are supposed to be together in the comics, Arrow is telling its own story. You can watch out the first episode of the series below... or close your eyes and just listen. After Doctor Who: Shada, Biggerstaff lent more than just his voice to play the role of Ben in 2006 film Cashback. According to Stephen Amell, Laurel not dying in season 4 wouldn’t have made a difference when it came to their romance, as it he was never going to get back together with Laurel. Sean Biggerstaff, Actor: Cashback. This was illustrated in her death scene, when she admitted that she was still in love with Oliver, but acknowledged that she wasn’t the love of Oliver’s life. Felicity was a minor character from the beginning, but as the story progressed, it became apparent to the writers that Felicity was the character Oliver should end up with. But what has Oliver Sean been up to since those Quidditch-captaining-days? Guggenheim has said that Arrow finished its Oliver-Laurel love story in season 1, and that the writers had no intention of going back to it [via DC Comics]. If you live your life like you're just one Hogwarts letter away from dominating at the Quidditch Cup, then you obviously know former Gryffindor captain Oliver Wood. But don't worry — he didn't stick to exclusively voice acting. He joined a local drama group and he acted as "Augustus Gloop" in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". That changed after the death of Tommy Merlyn (Colin Donell), which devastated both characters and caused them to rethink their relationship, with Laurel feeling that she had betrayed Tommy. He hired me.". "When I arrived at Leavesden Studios for the first time and met David Heyman for the first time, he told me he'd just had a call from Alan telling him how wonderful I was and that he'd be mad not to hire me. Marry characters from animes, tv shows, video games, movies and more! Be prepared to swoon over the older Oliver Wood in the trailer. Cosmopolitan, Part of the Hearst UK Fashion & Beauty Network. Biggerstaff voiced Chris Parsons on Doctor Who: Shada. His favorite film is Casablanca, and his favorite director is Alfred Hitchcock. Harry Potter fans can see Biggerstaff in the 2013 film Mary Queen of Scots as Bothwell. Alan Rickman (known to most of the kids as "the bad guy from Die Hard") popped along one day looking for two boys to accompany him to the coldest place on Earth, Fife, for two months to make a film. Nicholas Raymond is a staff features writer for Screen Rant. Trump demands no more votes be counted in election, Celebrity reactions to the tense US election, Kris addresses Kendall Halloween party criticism, This is *actually* why Travis Scott quit Instagram, Prince Philip's romantic gesture for The Queen. You know, the Quidditch bae who set your loins aflame. He didn't get the part. Growing up near Glasgow, he took part in drama groups from a young age. 2020 Bustle Digital Group. Biggerstaff gave television his amazing voice yet again in 2009 when he voiced the character Kyle on The Lost Book. Oliver Wood was the captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team at that time and had the job of recruiting players. Here’s what Wednesday Addams looks like now! That changed after the death of Tommy Merlyn (Colin Donell), which devastated both characters and caused them to rethink their relationship, with Laurel feeling that she had betrayed Tommy. Related: Arrow: What Went Wrong With Seasons 3 & 4. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Oliver and Laurel did share a few romantic moments, and at the end of season 1, Oliver finally decided to get together with her again. Shada was an unaired BBC broadcast from the '80s — it was cut due to a BBC strike — that was later turned into an audio play accompanied by limited flash animation. Claire Hodgson is the Editor of Cosmopolitan.com/UK, overseeing all things digital. And while everyone always makes a fuss over Harry and if you're me, Ron (because, let's face it, Ron is the stand out star here). We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. After that, for six years, he joined the … Nicholas' love for telling stories is inspired by his love for film noir, westerns, superhero movies, classic films, foreign cinema, and wuxia. That's what Biggerstaff has been doing following Harry Potter, but what does he look like today? A love story between Oliver and Felicity took shape starting in season 2, culminating in a wedding in season 6. Sean Biggerstaff was born to a firefighter and a community education worker. Origin, Purpose, & Real Meaning Explained, The Vampire Diaries Character Sarah Michelle Gellar Turned Down (& Why), Where Is Fuller House Filmed: All Locations, Why The Krayt Dragon’s Acid Didn't Melt The Mandalorian, Kory Will Properly Become Starfire In Titans Season 3, Green Lantern Art Imagines Eiza González As Jessica Cruz, The Mandalorian Theory: The Krayt Dragon Saved Boba Fett.