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Daniel Radcliffe Doesn’t Want to Make the Harry Potter Version of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

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Daniel Radcliffe said he has not ruled out returning to the wizarding world to play Harry Potter again, in a recent interview.

“I’m never going to close the door,” he told The Hollywood Reporter at the Deauville Film Festival, adding: “That would be a stupid thing to do.”

That doesn’t mean he will be reprising the role on stage in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child or in the potential screen adaptation of the play. While Radcliffe hasn’t gone to see the play yet, he has faith in the play’s star, Jamie Parker. “I think I’ll be happy enough and secure enough to let someone else play it,” Radcliffe told The Hollywood Reporter. “At the moment it’s not even a concern, because I’m too young to play the character.”

Radcliffe also weighed in on the possibility of rebooting the popular Potter franchise, invoking some of the most dreaded words in the Star Wars universe—The Phantom Menace.

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