Harry Potter Star Daniel Radcliffe Mobbed by Fans in Restroom

Image: Harry Potter Star Daniel Radcliffe Mobbed by Fans in Restroom

Tuesday, 03 Sep 2013 01:39 PM

By Clyde Hughes

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Three years after "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" finished J.K. Rowling's teen wizard movie franchise, fans still go crazy over its star Daniel Radcliffe, as in the crowds pushing to get to the star during his Sunday Venice Film Festival appearance.

BBC News reported aggressive fans brushed past bodyguards to get to a bathroom stall Radcliffe was in.

Urgent: Should U.S. Strike Syria? Vote Here

"Thankfully, it's not always like this," Radcliffe, 24, told journalists at the festival as a crowd outside thumped on the walls and rattled the windows trying to get in, according to BBC News. "I've been dealing with it in various ways since I was 11."

Radcliffe was at the film festival to promote his current movie, "Kill Your Darlings," in which he played a young Allen Ginsberg of the Beat Generation poets. The movie explores drug use and homosexuality.

"I love poetry and it was fantastic to get the part and have the opportunity to dive into (Allen) Ginsberg's life," he told journalists. "The diaries he made when he was young gave me an amazing insight into his character. I'm incredibly grateful for the swirl of support behind me. My fans seem excited by the unconventional path I am taking."

Radcliffe will travel to Canada for the Toronto Film Festival to promote three movies, "Kill Your Darlings," "The F Word," and "Horns."

"Killing Your Darlings" will make its debut in U.S. movie theaters on Oct. 18, and it also stars Elizabeth Olsen and "Dexter's" leading man Michael C. Hall.

Despite his new movies, Radcliffe will likely always be connected to his boy wizard Harry Potter character, as the world watched him grow up through his long-running role.

As a whole, the films grossed more than $7 billion at the box office, according to Warner Bros. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" alone grossed $1.3 billion worldwide.

"Harry Potter" is the highest grossing franchise of all time, according to Reuters.

Urgent: Should Obamacare be Repealed? Vote Here Now

Related stories:

Daniel Radcliffe's 'Cripple of Inishmaan' Role Enchants Critics


'Harry Potter' Star Admits Drinking Problem


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
[Error loading the WebPart '']
Value cannot be null. Parameter name: virtualPath
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

'The Interview' Distributed Eventually, But Lawyer Not Sure How

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 17:59 PM

"The Interview" will be distributed and Sony Pictures "had no choice" but to delay the movie's release, an attorney for  . . .

Missing Philadelphia Student's Keys Found in Schuylkill River

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 17:42 PM

The car keys belonging to a missing Philadelphia student were found in the Schuylkill River on Sunday, a family member t . . .

Princess Madeleine Pregnant: Swedish Royal Expecting Second Child

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 17:09 PM

Sweden's Princess Madeleine is pregnant, expecting her second baby with husband Christopher O'Neill just 10 months after . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved