Or his father Lucius? Or his son Scorpius?
During an interview with the magazine People during the opening of the Harry Potter department store in New York, Tom felton revealed that to replay in the cult license universe Harry potter wouldn’t bother him. On the contrary, the 33-year-old actor has stated that he wouldn’t want anyone else to play the role of Draco Malfoy (Draco Malfoy, in VO), admitting to being too possessive of this character he has. played from 2001 to 2011, during the eight films of the saga. “If you ask me, I will dye my hair blonde once again to play Draco, absolutely! (his pun is “abso-bloody-lutely”, in English). Either him or Lucius. I can even play Draco’s son, if you want! (Scorpius Malfoy appears at the very end of Deathly Hallows, as well as in the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, editor’s note) “
Once again, Tom Felton proves his attachment to the universe of Harry Potter. Moreover, shortly after this interview, he was sharing on Twitter a message from “happy Birthday” to his movie daddy, comedian Jason Isaacs (who played Lucius, and who just turned 58) with a collector’s photo:
Happy belated birthday dad 🐍 pic.twitter.com/ehtbiV3GbO
– Tom Felton (@TomFelton) June 7, 2021
The Malfoy family salutes the memory of Helen McCrory, Tommy Shelby too
Tom Felton also explains during the same interview that he kept in touch with several former actors of Harry Potter, like Emma Watson or Rupert Grint. He details having discussed with them the popularity of the saga, which has persisted for 20 years, which is quite unexpected for them: “I spoke to them a little while ago, separately, and we were like, ’20 years old, do you realize?’ It’s crazy, because they are still the same. Rupert has absolutely not changed. We were amazed that this saga was even more popular today than it was back then, we were all surprised by it. happy and aware of having grown old realizing that it was just 20 years since the first film had been made. “
The franchise is now expanding through new films, Fantastic Beasts, the third part of which will be released in July 2022.
A big thank you to Gaspard Raimbaud, our great second year intern, for his research on the subject, his critical analysis and his respectful translation of the original interview.
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