He admits that stripping off made people look at him in a completely different way: ‘I don’t know if I actually connected those thoughts.But I wanted to make choices that would surprise people and I wanted to be good.’ Alongside Emma Watson (Hermione) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Radcliffe became the most famous child star in the world, frozen in time, like an Andy Warhol painting, as the boyishly bespectacled Harry.To be fair, between the ages of 18 and 20 Radcliffe did almost go off the rails, drinking himself into blackouts, having casual sex and – on occasions – turning up for work on the set of his latest Potter movie while still under the influence.‘It felt more like there isn’t any blueprint for how to do this, get through this.Unlike the vast majority of young actors, Watson and Radcliffe have no financial reason to ever act again in their lives; they have the freedom to take jobs only because they want them, not because they need to pay the rent.It’s interesting, then, to see the different motivations behind their choices."I've just been getting into so much trouble with Emma about this, because apparently I said in an interview that she was like an animal," Radcliffe told us."I thought it was going to be a kind of a slow, sensual thing, and Emma really went for it." The scene takes place rather late in the film, when Ron (Rupert Grint) is in the midst of fighting off a darkly magical Horcrux that manifests hallucinations of his greatest fears — one being the prospect of Harry (Radcliffe) and Hermione (Watson) making out. It was vigorous." He added, "For me, I wasn't too freaked out. I think it generally is a bigger deal for girls." The scene was just one in which Radcliffe had to strip down to his skivvies.
When the movies ended in 2011, the three young actors faced an unenviable challenge: After ten years of convincing the world that they were Harry, Hermione, and Ron, they now had to show them that they weren’t.Emma Watson will be the first to admit that her kiss with Daniel Radcliffe in [movie id="342213"]"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1"[/movie] is a seriously passionate one. "Actually, I forgot how full-on it was until I saw the movie, and I was like, 'Blimey, where did that come from?' " Full-on it may have been, but that doesn't mean she wants her co-star going around gushing about the intense onscreen experience.With Watson’s enjoyed, it’s fascinating to consider just how different Watson and Radcliffe’s approaches have been to forging a career after Potter — and how those approaches essentially represent the two different avenues available to actors post-franchise.(Grint works mostly in TV now.) When , neither of which made an impact critically or commercially.