It’s been nearly 20 years since Harry Potter first blessed the big screen, and now Daniel Radcliffe has reflected on the franchise that shot him to stardom ahead of the milestone.
In a candid interview with ET’s Lauren Zima while promoting season 3 of Miracle Workers, Radcliffe revealed that despite the momentous occasion there are “no plans at the moment” to do a special reunion to celebrate the event.
“I’m in the Dominican Republic at the moment filming and then I’m going to be busy, kind of working on bits and pieces until the end of the year,” Radcliffe told Zima.
“So yeah, I don’t know. I’m sure there will be some sort of celebration but I don’t know if we will be getting together or anything. I’m sorry if that’s a bit of a disappointment to anyone.”
Despite the popularity of the film franchise, which saw films released between 2001 until 2011, Radcliffe said he hasn’t rewatched the iconic films “since they first came out”.
“I’ve seen bits on TV for seconds before I go, ‘Uh!’ Or if it’s a scene that someone else is in I’ll go, ‘Oh, cool,'” he shared.
“But yeah, I have really, really fond memories of all my scenes with Gary Oldman and David Thewlis,” the 31-year-old added.
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“They were some of the first scenes on the third and the fifth film where I started to feel like I was a young man who was just starting to figure out what acting was, and they were pretty cool people to be around.”
As for what his all-time favourite scene to film was, Daniel revealed it was during shooting for the fourth movie, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, when Harry competed in the Triwizard Tournament.
“They let me do the craziest stunt I was ever able to do,” he said, adding, “It was like a 40 foot fall down on a roof. I was on a wire, but I was properly in free fall. It was only there to catch me at the end. And I was absolutely terrified.
“I worked a lot with the stunt department by then, and they were like, ‘You can do this. Do you want to try it?’ And I said yes. But then I got up there and was absolutely terrified.”
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