Before Daniel Radcliffe became the most famous child actor in history, he was just a child: an only child, a poor sleeper, a nonstop talker, a picky eater. He was also disarmingly sweet. In the screen test he took at age 10, in 2000, for the first Harry Potter film, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” he smiles brightly, ebullient, his delight in being there apparent; he is concentrating, concentrating so hard at one point that he mouths words under his breath while waiting to deliver a line, but even still, when he does finally speak, he is all natural sincerity. His face is a flawless little-boy face, his eyes huge and cerulean blue. One eye occasionally blinks more slowly than the other, but no matter. He turns, compliantly, this way and that when asked. About four minutes into the footage, someone places the iconic round glasses on him, and there he is: Harry Potter, boy wizard, the chosen one. The adult voice on the video says: “Those look good.”
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Jimmy Fallon takes on Stephen Merchant and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the lip-sync battle to end all lip-sync battles. Jimmy doing A-ha’s “Take On Me” is a sight to behold.
Possibly the best picture to come out of TIFF this year. Heck, it may be the best picture to come out of TIFF ever. God bless you, Emma Thompson.
Rachel McAdams in Roksanda Ilincic at the London premiere of About Time.
I adore the shoot Harper’s Bazaar UK have done with their June cover star, Carey Mulligan. Gorgeous doesn’t even begin to cover it.
The photographer was Tim Allen and you can see more pictures here.
Tom Hanks and Christopher Mcdonald checking out Olivia Wilde’s engagement ring at a New York Knicks game, which she attended with her fiancé Jason Sudeikis