The Harry Potter star shed his wholesome image when he went full frontal in the West End production, which is currently previewing on Broadway. But Shaffer was less than impressed to find his work overshadowed by the reaction to Radcliffe's nudity. It was so infantile. I'm not writing porn, for God's sake!
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Q1 You were 12 years old when the first Harry Potter film came out. At what point did you realize the role was going to follow you for the rest of your life? It may have become clear to me only in the past few years. In your head, you imagine it will all go away once the series is over. When I was first going out to bars and pubs, I was trying to pretend I could have a normal existence. Eventually you accept that you have to adapt how you live.
DRESSED in a leather jacket and hunched antisocially over his cellphone, Daniel Radcliffe could have been any other disaffected teenager adrift in gadget-world. But suddenly he looked up and leapt to his feet as if prodded by Emily Post herself. Radcliffe explained. It was early in the summer.
Daniel Radcliffe is getting naked again - but you won't guess what the director is making him do 'down there' We remember him when he was all diddy and squeaky in Harry Potter partly because we were all diddy and squeaky ourselves , but we're about to get our second eyeful of Daniel Radcliffe's naked form, because the actor has just revealed he's stripping off for yet another role. But not only has the posh actor announced that his bits will be on show for a new project - he's quite happily told the world that is privates will be extra, um, hairy argh! Ahead of his role as poet Allen Ginsberg in John Krokidas' upcoming thriller, Kill Your Darlings, Daniel has been informed not to do any intimate grooming. The 22 year old told this week's heat magazine: "I've just been having a discussion with the guy who's directing my new project. It might have a bit of nudity, and he said: 'Just to let you know, if you're getting naked, no landscaping of any kind. This is the 40s and you're playing a Jew. Not a huge amount of maintenance going on'. Daniel then added, no doubt to make the frightened girl sat interviewing him feel better: "I mean, there's a little bit, obviously, for courtesy.