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Radcliffe Says No to 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

Radcliffe Says No to ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Chris Columbus has expressed interest in bringing “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” to the screen. The director hoped that on the set he would be able to combine the main roles of the cult series – Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. Unfortunately, Harry on screen is not interested in the project.

We remind you of the trailer for the second part of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”, the last movie in the series:

How did Daniel Radcliffe respond to the director’s idea?

In an interview with The New York Times he shared with Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum, Radcliffe was asked to comment on the idea of ​​Columbus. The actor said that he is “at the moment not really interested” in participating in the project. At the current stage of his private and professional life, he would like to distance himself from Potter.

This isn’t the answer you’d like to hear, but I guess I was able to go back and enjoy it because it’s no longer a part of my daily life He said, referring to “Harry Potter – 20th Anniversary: ​​Return to Hogwarts.” I’ve gotten to the point where I feel like I’m out of Potter. I am very happy with where I am now and back [do Pottera] It would be a huge change in my life.

However, the actor does not fully return to the iconic role. He admitted that he wouldn’t mind playing it again in the distant future. I’m not saying never, but the people from Star Wars are back 30 or 40 years later. For me, it was only ten [ostatnia część sagi, “Harry Potter i Insygnia Śmierci: Część II” miała premierę w 2011 roku]. This is not something I will care about now.

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What is the theme of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”?

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is set 19 years after the events of Deathly Hallows. Its hero is Albus, the youngest son of Jenny. The boy begins his studies at Hogwarts, where he becomes friends with Scorpius, the son of Draco Malfoy.

The story in the book has been taken to the boards of London’s West End. The play starred Jimmy Parker as Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Weasley, and Paul Thornley as Ron Weasley.