Daniel Radcliffe relished starring in comedy role

Daniel Radcliffe relished starring in comedy role

Daniel Radcliffe relished starring in ‘Miracle Workers’ because he wanted to showcase his comedic talents.
The 29-year-old actor is best-known for appearing in the money-spinning ‘Harry Potter’ franchise, but Daniel was excited to star in the new TV series because he enjoyed the challenge of playing a comedic role.
He said: "A lot of what I watch and what I grew up watching was comedy.
"I’ve done comedy onstage, so some people have seen me do it. But not for an audience this wide. So I was really excited to try and show that side of myself as an actor."
Daniel also claimed his experience of theatre acting has helped him to become a more well-rounded performer.
He told the New York Post newspaper: "Theatre makes me a better actor every time I do it."
Meanwhile, Rupert Grint – Daniel’s former ‘Harry Potter’ co-star – previously likened leaving the franchise to "stepping out of an institution".
Rupert, 30 – who starred as Ron Weasley in the film series – admitted to being somewhat relieved to leave the role behind in 2011, when ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2′ was released.
He confessed: "The line between Ron and me became thinner with each film and I think we became virtually the same person.
"There’s a lot of me in Ron and moving on was a massive adjustment because it was such a constant part of my life.
"I don’t want to liken it to coming out of prison because it wasn’t a prison, but it did feel like stepping out of an institution. It was nice to breathe the fresh air and now I’m really enjoying stepping further away from that blue-screen world."