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Daniel Radcliffe's Return to the World of Magic is 'Different'

"I don't think of things in those terms. Obviously, the Harry Potter films are connected with magic, but the world of magic they inhabit is so different from the one Now You See Me inhabits that it didn't feel like there was too much of a crossover," Daniel Radcliffe said

  | June 02, 2016 14:12 IST (Los Angeles)
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Highlights

  • Daniel Radcliffe stars as an antagonist in Now You See Me 2
  • Now You See Me's world of magic is 'different' from Harry Potter films
  • Now You See Me 2 also stars Mark Ruffalo, Woodly Harrelson
Harry Potter films star Daniel Radcliffe, who is playing the role of a villain named Walter in the American fantasy-thriller Now You See Me 2, feels differently of how the audience would react to his role in the film, reported ew.com .
He said he didn't feel that there was "too much of a crossover" between the world of magic that the Harry Potter films inhabit with that of Now You See Me 2.
"I don't think of things in those terms. Obviously, the Harry Potter films are connected with magic, but the world of magic they inhabit is so different from the one Now You See Me inhabits that it didn't feel like there was too much of a crossover," Mr Radcliffe said.
Mr Radcliffe was also drawn to the Jon M Chu-directed film due to its cast which includes Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg.
"Working with that group of actors was extraordinary and was one of the attractive things about doing the film," he said.
"I have looked up to people like Mark Ruffalo and Woodly Harrelson, and indeed, Jesse Eisenberg. I have always loved Jesse's work, so to get to work with him was fantastic," Mr Radcliffe added.
Now You See Me 2 will release in India on June 17. The film is distributed by PVR Pictures in the country.
 

 
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