Is there any audition for Harry Potter?
“There was no open audition — they went all over England to find these characters, and not just drama schools,” Watson recalled in a conversation for Interview Magazine. “They came to my school and asked if they could put forward a group of 20 children between the ages of 9 and 12.
How did Emma Watson get to audition for Harry Potter?
The Bling Ring actor’s father would read her excerpts of the Harry Potter books on long car rides. And when Watson learned that the novels were being made into movies, she decided she wanted a place in the cast. Fortunately, the producers came to Watson’s school looking for people her age to audition for roles.
Who auditioned for the part of Harry Potter?
Harry Potter seems unimaginable without Daniel Radcliffe in the starring role. Originally the role was offered to American actor Liam Aiken who had worked with director Chris Columbus on the film Stepmom.
How did Harry Potter get casted?
“These guys in front of me started turning round,” Radcliffe recounted, while Heyman described his first impressions of him as “curious, funny and energetic.” Fortunately, Heyman, who went on to produce all Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films, managed to convince Radcliffe’s parents to allow him to audition.
How did they pick Daniel Radcliffe?
This is Harry Potter” after he saw a video of the young actor in David Copperfield. Eight months later, following several auditions, Radcliffe was selected to play the part. Rowling endorsed the selection, saying: “I don’t think Chris Columbus could have found a better Harry.”
Who tried out for Hermione?
Photo: TriStar Pictures/Warner Bros. Hatty Jones starred in the 1998 film version of Madeline. She auditioned for the role of Hermione, and seemed a shoo-in for the role, but the part went to the unknown Emma Watson instead.
Who auditioned for Ron Weasley?
Tom Felton — Ron Weasley and Harry Potter. You might find this hard to believe, but it’s true. Before becoming the naughty Draco Malfoy, Tom Felton auditioned to play Ron Weasley and even Harry Potter.
Who auditioned for Snape?
5 Tim Roth as Severus Snape While Alan Rickman was clearly the perfect choice for Severus Snape, being handpicked by J.K. Rowling herself, the role was actually offered to Pulp Fiction actor Tim Roth first. Roth considered the role, but decided to follow a different project instead.
How did Tom Felton audition for Harry Potter?
Tom Felton Claims He Didn’t Read The Harry Potter Books Before The Audition. Tom said on the One Show that he tried to fake his way through the Draco Malfoy casting process by pretending to know nothing about JK Rowling’s books.
How many kids auditioned for the part of Harry Potter?
Around 300 kids were auditioned for the role or Harry Potter over a period of seven months but the director couldn’t find the perfect one. And one fateful day Heyman went to the theatre and found a boy sitting at the back with big blue eyes, he was funny and energetic too he said.