Daniel Radcliffe Talks ‘Harry Potter’ Monkey Moment: Video – Hollywood Life
Daniel Radcliffe introduced the laughs with this hilarious behind-the-scenes second that occurred on the ‘Harry Potter’ set — additionally confessing among the best perks of the job.
It’s been years since Daniel Radcliffe, 31, wrapped the Harry Potter movie collection — however he simply dished on one outrageous second with…a monkey. The star recalled being on-set of the second movie The Chamber of Secrets in 2002 during which the animal determined to — erm — start masterbating in entrance of the forged and crew. “You asked about such a specific thing in that McGonagall classroom. I definitely remember that there was a — there were a lot of animals,” Daniel started within the Dec. 3 episode of Hot Ones. On the present, hosted by Sean Evans, company chat about previous and current initiatives whereas daring to a wide range of sizzling sauces.
“They must’ve had upwards of 60 there. I don’t imagine they were often all on set together,” he went on, referencing a scene the place Maggie Smith‘s Minerva McGonagall teaches Harry and his Hogwarts classmates transfiguration (a spell the place objects can change from one factor into one other). “But definitely in that scene, in the transfiguration classroom, there was a monkey of some kind in a cage that did just start jerking off relentlessly,” he hilariously revealed, noting the opposite animals had been “very well behaved” for probably the most half.
“Although I think Rupert [Grint] maybe got peed on by a bat at one point as well,” he added, shouting out the brand new dad, 32, who performed Ron Weasley in all eight motion pictures. “But yeah, I got away pretty cleanly after that,” the Now You See Me 2 star defined. Of course, animals are par for the course in J.Ok. Rowling‘s Wizarding World, with owls who act as mail messengers, dragons who guard vaults, edible chocolate frogs (catch them if you can), and more. On the monkey, Daniel didn’t reveal how the forged and crew opted to cease the monkey — but it surely’s protected to say they only let him do his factor.
Daniel was simply 11-years-old when he made his debut because the title character in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, alongside Rupert and Emma Watson, 30. At that age, the actor recalled craft companies — particularly breakfast — was among the best perks of the job! “I was just an 11-12-year-old child just piling on fried eggs and bacon and sausages and baked beans every morning for just days,” he hilariously remembered, seemingly preferring a easy meal in comparison with the ornate feasts featured on-screen within the movies. “So that was great,” he added.