There’s no escaping Hogwarts for Daniel Radcliffe — much more than a decade later! The 34-year-old actor took Self-importance Honest’s polygraph check on October 18 along with his Merrily We Roll Alongside co-stars Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez and admitted to studying fanfiction tales about archenemies Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy.
“Have you ever read fanfiction about yourself?“ Jonathan asked Daniel, who replied honestly, “Yes, aloud on TV.” When questioned in regards to the strangest story that he has examine himself, the Harry Potter star confessed, “I’m obviously aware there’s a lot of, like, shipping of Harry and Draco as characters together. So, I’ve read some of that. … And this is the kind of thing I know from being in a franchise film of which people are funny about.”
Aside from indulging in a number of odd fan creations over his character, Daniel revealed that he has Googled himself prior to now. Not solely that, however he has additionally learn a “long list” of false tales about himself, together with one which claimed he “had the SAS walk [his] dogs.” One other ridiculous one alleged that Daniel had “special beer brewed for [himself] by monks in a monastery in Belgium.”
A separate baseless rumor Daniel got here throughout claimed that he would have his assistant maintain up his scripts within the mirror whereas he was within the make-up chair, “even though that doesn’t make f**king sense ‘cause I wouldn’t be able to read mirror writing,” he quipped.
The three co-stars additionally had enjoyable when Daniel mimicked a New York accent, which he cringed over. And since he’s a U.Ok. native and Jonathan is American, Jonathan playfully requested Daniel if he believed that he had a greater English accent than Daniel whereas portraying King George III in Hamilton.
“No,” Daniel responded with out hesitation, earlier than including, “But it must have been good in the show [Hamilton].”
The Broadway and movie double menace has had a busy yr. Daniel returned to the stage to star alongside Jonathan and Lindsay within the New York Theatre Workshop’s revival of Merrily We Roll Alongside. He’s reprising his position for the Hudson Theatre’s similar manufacturing. Earlier this yr, Daniel revealed that he and his girlfriend, Erin Darke, welcomed their first baby collectively: a son.
“It’s great. It’s crazy and intense, but he’s wonderful and Erin is amazing — it’s a real privilege also to have this time with him,” Daniel informed Leisure Tonight in July. “I was always going to take some time off, which not everyone is able to do, and so I’m able to kind of just be here with him a lot, which is lovely.”