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Post Acting In Films, Daniel Radcliffe To Become Fact-checker?

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe seems to have developed a new hobby after playing the role of a fact-checker in a new Broadway play 'The Lifespan of a Fact'.
  • The actor who reportedly got much indulged in the character he was about to play, and researched his role by fact-checking a Mexican restaurant review while working in The New Yorker magazine.

Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe seems to have developed a new hobby after playing the role of a fact-checker in a new Broadway play 'The Lifespan Of A Fact'. The actor, who reportedly got much-indulged in the character he was about to play, researched his role by fact-checking a Mexican restaurant review while working in The New Yorker magazine.

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As per media reports, the actor reportedly said that he liked researching his role so much that he called up the magazine to fact check more stories. He said that it was satisfying and fun for him to research about the same. Radcliffe even met veteran journalists while preparing for his role at The New Yorker. Indirectly hinting at United States President Donald Trump, Radcliffe mentioned that fact checkers have to scrutinise several personalities who call out journalists and news shows.

Radcliffe's show that started on Monday, October 22 will run till January 13. The actor marked his Hollywood debut in at the age of 11 when he was featured as the lead character in  Harry Potter film series. He resumed his role in every sequel of the Harry Potter universe for a period of 10 years. He was last featured in  'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2', where the character of Harry Potter finally concluded. The film was released in 2011. He became one of the highest paid actors in the industry while he was filming the fantasy drama.

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The actor later was featured in several other films. His recent notable films and roles include lawyer Arthur Kipps in the Edwardian horror film 'The Woman in Black' (2012), famed beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the independent film 'Kill Your Darlings' (2013), Victor Frankenstein's assistant Igor in the science fiction fantasy 'Victor Frankenstein' (2015), Manny, a sentient corpse in the comedy-drama 'Swiss Army Man', technological prodigy Walter Mabry in the heist thriller film 'Now You See Me 2', and FBI agent Nate Foster in the critically acclaimed thriller 'Imperium' (all 2016). Radcliffe marked his theatrical debut in 2007, starring in the London and New York productions of Equusfor, for which he received immense praise from critics and audiences. 

 

 

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