Again to Hogwarts! Tom Felton took a visit down reminiscence lane when he rewatched the Harry Potter films for the primary time in 20 years.
The 33-year-old actor, who portrayed Harry’s rival Draco Malfoy, shared his response to the primary 11 minutes of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by way of Instagram earlier this week. “First time I’ve watched HP1 in about 20 years,” Felton captioned the clip.
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The U.Ok. native mentioned he thought the theme track was nonetheless “catchy” and praised Daniel Radcliffe for his portrayal of Harry Potter. Felton posted one other video on Tuesday, December 1, the place he continued his behind-the-scenes commentary. “HP1 watch – Spherical 2,” he wrote alongside the clip.
The Belle star recalled retaining one in every of Harry’s Hogwarts acceptance letters and likewise affectionately dubbed Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall) his “hero.”
After watching a number of scenes, Felton joked, “There’s undoubtedly potential for these films.”
Felton’s Harry Potter marathon comes weeks after he hosted a virtual reunion with his former costars for charity on the platform Veeps. The Feed star was joined by Radcliffe, 31, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley) and Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley).
Grint, 32, revealed through the reunion that he had an issue containing his laughter as a toddler actor. The Driving Classes star — who welcomed his first baby with girlfriend Georgia Groome in Could — even giggled throughout Dumbledore’s funeral scene.
“[That] was a very dangerous one. For some motive I discovered that completely hilarious, and when you begin laughing it’s very onerous to cease as a result of it simply turns into a factor,” he recalled. “I had a very dangerous fame. They used to name me ‘Go Once more Grint’ as a result of I couldn’t do something with out doing it 20 occasions.”
Felton advised MTV Information in 2011 that he initially auditioned to play Harry Potter or Ron Weasley however was completely happy to be forged as Draco Malfoy.
“I’m very grateful I’m within the movie in any respect, however much more grateful that I acquired the character of Draco,” he mentioned on the time. “I feel Rupert and Dan, there’s no query in my thoughts, there’s nobody else on this planet that A) may have performed the character higher, however B) may have dealt with the behind-the-scenes stress these guys have handled during the last decade.”
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