Like many other Harry Potter fans who tuned in to the 2011 Oscars, I certainly did not expect to see Ron and Hermione (my favorite Harry Potter couple) parodied on television this evening. Watch this video of the autotuned parody of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Toy Story 3, The Social Network, and Twilight. 🙂
Visit my Tumblr blog at http://phoenixweasley.tumblr.com/ and follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/DeniseRoper for a peek at Harry Potter fandom’s reaction to this. I think all of the Ron/Hermione fans just died of happiness. 😉
UPDATE: MTV News just blogged about this:
What followed was an unexpectedly silly musical tribute that began with the instant classic “Tiny Ball of Light,” credited to Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger from “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.” Taking a pivotal scene in the woods where the longtime pals reunite, Ron and Hermione are drawn into a finger-snapping R&B slow jam with a thumping beat and over-the-top Auto-Tune effects that would make T-Pain proud.
“This ball of light, this tiny ball of light floated through my chest, floated through me right here,” Weasley stutter-sings as an incredulous Granger croons, “What exactly did it say, may I ask?” The sure-to-be-viral classic artfully reimagined the dialogue from the film and was right out of the “Saturday Night Live” school of digital-short musical parodies.
Read the article here: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1658813/oscars-auto-tune-montage.jhtml