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Exclusive: 'Harry Potter' cast answers your questions

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  • 'Harry Potter' cast members answer CNN iReporters' questions
  • iReporters posed video questions for Daniel Radcliffe and others ahead of new film
  • Emma Watson on her favorite scene in new film "The Half-Blood Prince"
  • Director David Yates on how they create 'Harry Potter's" magical creatures
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(CNN) -- What would you ask the cast of "Harry Potter" if you had the chance?

You asked Daniel Radcliffe which literary characters he draws on for his portrayal of Harry Potter.

You asked Daniel Radcliffe which literary characters he draws on for his portrayal of Harry Potter.

That was the question we posed to you on CNN's iReport ahead of the highly anticipated sixth installment in the series, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

We asked you to record a video of your questions for Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and director David Yates and upload them to iReport.

Here's a selection of the best questions, which we put to cast members:
What questions would you have put to the cast of "Harry Potter?"

Jenna Bergstraesser, 17, Rhinebeck, New York asked Tom Felton, "What steps did you take to prepare yourself for Draco's increased role in 'The Half-Blood Prince'?"

Allie Holoman, 23, Washington DC posed the following question for Daniel Radcliffe: "I've heard that you like to read and I was wondering if there are any other characters that you draw on when working on your performance as Harry Potter?"Video Watch the 'Harry Potter' cast exclusively answer CNN iReporters' questions »

Lindsey Breitzman, 23, Madison, Mississippi wanted to know, "When you are filming a movie, it doesn't necessarily go in sequence, so how do you keep yourself in the right mindset as the character in order to keep the continuity of the film?"

Dilan Mian, nine years old, from Toronto, Ontario asked David Yates, "How were you able to make the magnificent creatures that are in the 'Harry Potter' films?"


Freya Bailey-Barker, 15, from Brighton, England left the following video question for Emma Watson: "What was your favourite scene to film in 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'?"

Watch the video Video to hear David Yates and the cast's exclusive responses to CNN iReporters.

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