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Radcliffe’s “Harry” New Role

Daniel Radcliffe’s career keeps on growing – and so does his moustache!

The Harry Potter star appears in My Boy Jack, the story of how British author Rudyard Kipling’s nearly blind son, Jack, who went missing while in the Irish Guard, says Daily Mail:

The true story looks at how Rudyard Kipling used his influence to get his 17-year-old son Jack (played by Radcliffe) a commission with the Irish Guards, despite his son’s poor eyesight.

Jack went missing in action during the Battle of Loos and his mother and father carried out an ardent search for him, spanning many years and many miles of soul-destroying discovery.

And obviously Radcliffe’s going far to distance himself from the broomsticks and wizards of Harry Potter.


(Thanks for the heads up, LA Rag Mag!)

On:           Aug 2, 2007
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    • ben

      Get that kid some bronzer, mystic tan, or something!

      Aug 2, 2007 at 11:48 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dw

      Hmmm…. From mega-blockbuster movies to full-frontal nudity in a British stage play to a historic drama…

      Radcliffe’s not taking traditional teen stardom career path, I see. Good for him!

      Aug 2, 2007 at 12:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • thatguyfromboston

      oh ben, bronzer? really? would that be appropriate for an Irish Guardsmanin the early 1900s? The irish are a pale people after-all.

      Aug 2, 2007 at 12:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • james_boston

      What? He ain’t gonna play a gay, meth-using hustler with a heart of gold who travels the country side with his best girlfriend who suffers from nacrolepsy? Isn’t that the usual way to show you’re an adult in Hollywood??

      Aug 2, 2007 at 1:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • afrolito

      I love all the choices he’s been making lately. He’s also growing into his hotness.

      Aug 2, 2007 at 2:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Paul Raposo

      “Isn’t that the usual way to show you’re an adult in Hollywood??”

      Ha! Good one, James 8^)

      Aug 2, 2007 at 4:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • cjc

      Is it bad that I want to do Harry Potter now?

      Aug 2, 2007 at 4:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Timothy

      How nice that they let him keep his Harry Potter glasses.

      Aug 2, 2007 at 5:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • james_boston

      Thanks Paul. And doesn’t Radcliffe look like a young Hitler in the above photo? It looks like he’s prepping for a role in “Mein Kampf:The musical!”

      Aug 2, 2007 at 5:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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