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Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple play Devil or Angel with BuzzFeed

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Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple play Devil or Angel with BuzzFeed
In promotion of Horns, Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple played a round of Devil or Angel with BuzzFeed. You can find another photo from BuzzFeed on Twitter. Horns is now in theaters and on demand/iTunes in the US.

Daniel Radcliffe on In:Demand

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Daniel Radcliffe on In:Demand
Daniel talks about Horns with In:Demand UK.
To celebrate its release, Entertainment NOW!’s Lydia Batham caught up with the ever genial Daniel Radcliffe for a chat!

The 25-year-old actor opened up about what attracted him to the movie, what it was like wearing prosthetics, how he wishes people would stop comparing his films to Harry Potter, his close friendship with Mad Men actor Jon Hamm, visiting to the Star Wars set and much more. 


source: indemand.fm

Empire magazine: The Empire Film podcast

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Empire magazine: The Empire Film podcast
Daniel talks a bit about learning to play the guitar for College Republicans a.k.a. Young Americans, but also Victor Frankenstein and ofcourse Horns,  which he is currently promoting, with Empire magazine (UK) in this Empire Film podcast.


(Daniel at 19:40)

source: empireonline.com
picture source: Marco Vittur

Updated(3): Horns Los Angeles premiere

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Updated(3): Horns Los Angeles premiere
Daniel, Juno Temple and Joe Hill attended the Los Angeles premiere of RADiUS-TWC's Horns at ArcLight Hollywood yesterday. Keep an eye on this post, because when more videos appear I will add them below. Happy Halloween!

Fangoria Q&A

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Fangoria Q&A
Q&A: Daniel on Horns and Victor Frankenstein.

FANGORIA: How did you initially get involved with HORNS?
DANIEL RADCLIFFE: It was one of the scripts my agent sent to me, and he said, “Let’s see what you think.” It wasn’t an offer or anything; it was more like, “If you like it, we’ll get a meeting with the director.” I read HORNS and, when you’re an actor, you’re constantly looking for that script. You’ll always get a script that’s good and you’ll go, “Yeah, yeah, yeah, it’s good… maybe,” and there are very few scripts like HORNS where they’re asking for a lot of time in advance, which is hard to do unless you really love something. And when I read HORNS, it was one of those scripts that made me want to get up, bang on the table and say, “No one else can play this. I must play this part.”
That was the sign that I wanted to do HORNS; I didn’t want anyone else playing this role [laughs]. I had that feeling with the script very quickly, so then I had a meeting with Alex [Aja] and that went really well. We had a long conversation about The Devil in literature and pop culture, and it turned out I knew a weird amount about that; enough to come off as knowledgeable. But we talked about how The Devil has been generally a much more interesting character than God, and a much more charismatic one, which is why he turns up all the time .

Did you know that when John Milton wrote PARADISE LOST that he felt so bad, as a religious man, for having made The Devil into such an interesting character that he wrote PARADISE REGAINED to make Jesus the star? The problem is that one was really boring and no one liked it, so it was not as successful. So we talked about that as well as THE MASTER AND MARGARITA, which is one of my favorite books and The Devil is important in that story as well. We talked about The Devil a lot, and when you respond to a script that like, it’s very easy to be like, “I love this, and I love this,” and the process becomes a lot easier to talk about.

So we got off to a great start, but I really was won over when Alex showed me these photos that were made to look like portraits. They were very vibrant, intense and cool. When the director sits you down and shows you a mood board, and you see exactly what you were thinking, that’s when you go, “Oh man, this is going to be really cool.” I didn’t have the part by that point, but I really wanted to be a part of HORNS because it looked really cool. But then I read the book, and things started to fly after that meeting, really.

FANG: HORNS is a very hard film to define; it’s part love story, part crime story, part horror story, etc. What was the film exactly in your eyes?
RADCLIFFE: That’s the thing; I think we’re obsessed with defining things and the thing I loved about HORNS is that it was very hard to define. I loved the fact that it jumped between genres and was really, really funny. To me, though, the most important aspect where if we didn’t have it right, the film doesn’t work, is the romance. We had to carry off the love story well, and when you say, “a love story in a horror movie,” as funny as that might be, that’s what I think it needed.

Particularly, it was most important that we nail that scene in the diner where my character goes to propose to Merrin, especially considering that we see that scene from so many different perspectives. It’s such a key moment in the film, and unless you care and really feel how perfect that relationship between Ig and Merrin was, and how much of a gut-punch it is to have that ripped away from him, then the film doesn’t work. Ig’s quest for revenge wouldn’t make sense, and you’d ask, “Why are you doing that?” It’s those moments and that storyline which elevates the film from just being a really fun, entertaining movie with some horror elements to having a real place of emotional power. Hopefully, HORNS will be the kind of movie that sticks with people.

FANG: Speaking to that point, there’s a theme of uncovering hidden emotional truths that runs through the film. Sometimes, it’s used for comedic effect, but other times, especially in Ig’s chats with his parents, the film takes a really tragic, heartbreaking turn. Was there any scene of this in particular that you were wary of approaching or perhaps felt like could hit a nerve personally?
RADCLIFFE: No, but actually, those kinds of scenes are actually kind of welcome when you’re an actor. When things get close to home and you start to face down those fears, that’s when it’s really easy, actually, and acting feels very natural. That’s something everyone can tap into: the fear of disappointing your family, no matter what form that takes. People can relate to that fear, and the idea of your parents saying those awful things to you is so horrendous, but I think that’s why actors are really lucky: we’re allowed to have a very healthy relationship with our own dysfunction, so we get to know it and we can use it.

As an actor, I can be at peace with that dysfunction and that can really be helpful in the rest of my life. In a way, that’s also what Ig does throughout the course of HORNS: he gives people permission to feel these dark, awful things and realize that they’re all human and normal. Just because something you feel isn’t moral doesn’t mean you’re not moral; it’s how you act upon those feelings which chooses to dictate that. But that kind of catharsis is really helpful as an actor, even though one of my biggest acting challenges in HORNS was making those reactions feel gradual. Those first bits in the hospital with Ig are a bit disconcerting but it’s also quite funny, but when you get to Ig seeing his mom, and she says she doesn’t want to see him ever again, that’s an awful thing for someone to say. You have to give yourself room emotionally, because we’re only a half hour into the movie and it’s only going to get a lot worse for Ig. So it was like making sure you did justice for the scene you were in, while always making sure you didn’t screw yourself for those later emotional moments.

FANG: The role of Ig Perrish also required you to become quite demonic at times. Were there ever times during certain scenes where you might have felt that you were going too far or were those the moments you wanted to play more in while you had the opportunity?

RADCLIFFE: Yeah, absolutely. Like the scene where I go to torture Terry, where I have the snake around my neck? That’s a scene I’d never done before, where I’m being asked to be really ominous and frightening. I think my natural reaction is to downplay stuff and not go particularly over the top, but Alex and I were on the same page most of the time. The battle with HORNS was making sure we got all of the tones right and making sure they didn’t conflict with each other, so I really put myself in Alex’s hands for those moments. If Alex said he was getting what he needed, I always trusted that, and I never have a problem with “going for it” on set. I don’t remember Alex having to reign me in on set, but you’d have to ask him.

FANG: As a genre publication, we have to ask: what can you tell us about Paul McGuigan’s VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN? Can you tell us anything about the project?
RADCLIFFE: I’ve seen a very rough version of VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, and it’s really good. It’s a lot of fun and it’s a very new version of FRANKENSTEIN. I’m very pleased with how they portray Igor because there’s certain things people picture when you say you’re playing Igor. You want to live up to that and do that well, but you also want to make something unexpected and different. I think we’ve done that.

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is much like an adventure movie, and it’s less of a straight horror film than previous FRANKENSTEIN movies have been. But there are a lot of nods to past incarnations of FRANKENSTEIN. James McAvoy, in my mind, is now the definitive Victor Frankenstein, and I think he’ll be that in everyone else’s mind shortly.

source: fangoria.com

Updated: MTV After Hours: Daniel Radcliffe runs the world’s worst costume shop

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Updated: MTV After Hours: Daniel Radcliffe runs the world’s worst costume shop
There is a new MTV After Hours video in promotion of Horns. In the latest edition, Daniel Radcliffe is a man who sells Halloween costumes. There is a "Happy/Sad/Confused" instagram photo from Josh Horowitz which is posted on this site's Facebook page and which you can also see below. Plus another one of the "jump" photo but bigger and behind the scenes. You could also have missed the audio interview on soundcloud.

Updated(3): Daniel Radcliffe on Big Morning Buzz Live & VH1 Celebrity

29 October 2014 0
Updated(3): Daniel Radcliffe on Big Morning Buzz Live & VH1 Celebrity
Daniel promoted Horns on the Big Morning Buzz Live Show hosted by Nick Lachey. There is a photo posted on Daniel's official Google+ page which you can view below plus two video clips. Also thanks to Ellie Lee for sharing her photo with Daniel J Radcliffe Holland on Twitter. Then there's also this photo and this photo on Instagram plus a photo by Nick Lachey on Twitter.

Update: 31st October 2014. A video from VH1 Celebrity with Ellie Lee is below. The other videos:
- The Limbo ruined his Halloween David Bowie costume
- Hair extensions and the horror of losing his hair
- Megadeth, Metallica, and a place to bury strangers helped him pre

Update: 6th November 2014. You can find another VH1 video shared by Ellie Lee with Daniel J Radcliffe Holland on Twitter below.


Update:
28th June 2018. Interview clip. The others don't seem to be online anymore.


This video is also shared on Facebook.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/110761574320472980664/posts/JWpWHghuLHo
Dan and Vance Joy at #vh1 
#DanielRadcliffe is the most genuine celeb of his caliber I have ever interviewed w. Dan Rad 4 lyfe @DanJRadcliffeNL







The Google+ link at this page is Dan's post shared via this site's Google+ page

Daniel Radcliffe on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

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Daniel Radcliffe on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon
Daniel was a guest on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last night, where he was promoting Horns. Jimmy challenged Daniel to rap Blackalicious' "Alphabet Aerobics". Two clips have been released online and are posted below. Edit: more vides added.

Reddit AMA, The Wall Street Journal Facebook Q&A & Gigwise interview

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Reddit AMA, The Wall Street Journal Facebook Q&A & Gigwise interview

Metro US interview

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Metro US interview
Metro US interview with Daniel in promotion of Horns.

The allure of the devil: “It’s interesting how many times the devil appears in pop culture, literature, plays, movies — it’s a lot more than God. I can think of “Bruce Almighty.” Other than that I’m kind of struggling. The devil is a very charismatic character, and always has been. He used to be an angel and fell from that. There is the potential for good and evil within him. There seems something relatable about that, like he’s a real human being, instead of God, who is great all the time.”

His favorite fictitious devil: “‘The Master and Margarita’ is my favorite version of the devil, because it’s the devil as an amalgamation of separate parts that are distilled into separate entities. There’s a called named Roland, who’s dressed in black, but there’s also Koroviev, who’s this seven-feet-tall, and there’s a black cat who’s five-feet-tall. They’re his retinue. It’s just a wonderful depiction of the devil tearing through Moscow in 1925. [He and director Alexandre Aja] also talked about ‘Sympathy for the Devil,’ and the idea of the devil as a timeless, shapeshifting being who was ever-present.”

His need to do "Horns"
: “I responded to the script very viscerally. I always know it’s right to pursue something when I feel like if I was to ever see another actor playing this part, it would be like watching my girlfriend kissing someone else. It’s that jealous knot in your stomach. Soon as I read it, I knew if I watched someone else play this part I would be really unhappy.”

He had to convince Aja to cast him: “I went to Alex and just sold the hell out of myself. I let him know what I was going to do for this movie and how hard I would work, because I knew he was thinking of [the lead] being slightly older. I just went in and said, ‘I know you think I’m too old for this. Please let me tell you why I think you’re wrong.’”

Why it’s not a horror:“There is a modern obsession — maybe it’s not modern, maybe I’m being too hard on modernity — but there is an obsession with categorizing things and putting things into a genre. You could say it’s a horror film, because Alex is the director. I actually wonder if Alex wasn’t the director if it would be called horror with such frequency. I think it might not be. It has elements of horror and slasher horror. But generally speaking it’s just a beautiful f—ing love story. It’s just a drama, really. It’s about a classic battle of good and evil, except it’s all going on inside one person. The dilemma of the film isn’t who did it but what is he going to do when he finds out who did it. Is he going to stick to his path of anger and violence, or is he going to do what the person he’s ostensibly grieving for would have wanted, which is to stop the violence and hatred.”

Playing a character who’s intense and not always nice:“If you can have someone doing terrible things who the audience is still rooting for? That’s almost the ideal! His intensity, the range of his emotions made me want to do it, from the comedy at the beginning of the film to how horrible the scene is where he’s torturing his brother. There was a real mobility to him, and a real romance about him, in the sense of being pure at heart. There’s something beautiful and painful watching this get tested and destroyed and rebuilt. “

His favorite horror films:“‘The Shining’ would be the first horror film that ever really scared me in a deep way. Not that it just made me jump, but it creeped me the f— out. Also, I watched this because I was working with the director, but James Watkins, who directed ‘Woman in Black,’ his first movie is called ‘Eden Lake,’ with Michael Fassbender and Kelly Reilly. That’s a f—ing great movie, because it could conceivably happen in real life. The antagonists in it are just some horrible f—ing kids who f— up this family’s weekend. It also has maybe the nastiest, bleakest ending to a film I’ve ever seen. What I et him James, I said, ‘How did you have the balls to end you f—ing movie like that?’”

But his favorite-ever film is the 1946 British film “A Matter of Life and Death” (which is indeed mind-meltingly brilliant)
:“That’s a movie I’ve watched with every girlfriend I’ve ever been with. It’s a real moment of, ‘If you don’t like this I might not be able to go out with you.’”

source: metro.us

Updated: Horns New York premiere

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Updated: Horns New York premiere
Daniel Radcliffe, Joe Hill and Juno Temple attended the RADiUS TWC and The Cinema Society New York Premiere of Horns at Landmark Sunshine Cinema in New York yesterday. I'll update this post if some videos appear online. View more photos via Red Granite Pictures on Facebook.

Digital Spy Q&A

27 October 2014 0
Digital Spy Q&A
Digital Spy Q&A about Horns, Harry Potter legacy and more.

Would you say this is the darkest role you've played on screen, if not on stage?
Equus can probably give it a run for its money, yeah. In fact, Equus is probably just the bleakest thing I've ever done - there is not a ray of hope at the end of Equus, it's just like 'You're gonna f**k your kids up, there's nothing you can do to stop it'. That's kind of the theme that emerged after 200 performances of that play! Sorry, can I swear in this interview?

Totally fine, we can star it out.
Okay, good. But yeah, I think you're absolutely right, on film Horns is the darkest. Even if it's not as overtly 'make you jump' scary as Woman in Black was, it's sort of a general feeling of unease which is ramped up in intensity throughout. I love the darkness of the film and I think what makes it special is the fact that that is intertwined so easily with the comedy and the romance, and that the love story is what anchors it.

There's a surreal quality that links all those elements together.
Yeah, I always saw it as being proper magical realism, where there's one crazy thing that's happening and everything else around it is very grounded. I'm sure when you're sending out a script like this, you know that if someone responds to it, they're the kind of person you want to work with. I think that's what Alex [Aja, the film's director] felt when he met me, because I responded so strongly to it, and also because I talked him round!

I know he was thinking of casting someone in his late twenties, and I was 23 when I shot it, so when I met him I just said "I know you think I'm too young for this, and let me take the next hour to tell you why you're wrong!"I realise that makes me sound super pushy, which I'm not, but when there's a part in front of you that you really want, sometimes you do just have to stand up and bang on the table and draw a bit of attention to yourself. Stating your ambition goes a long way sometimes.

You're doing an American accent here, but your voice is also notably different, it sounds much deeper. Was that a conscious choice?
Not really, I think that's honestly... My voice changes anyway, according to the situation, all of ours do – when I'm on a red carpet I'll go up here [does an energetic RP voice] and I'll be incredibly posh, and when I'm relaxed I'll be talking like I am now. So there definitely wasn't a conscious choice to deepen my voice, so much as I think I wanted to make Ig sound like he's had a rough night, and he's kind of always had a rough night!

Seeing the final version on screen, was there anything that surprised you or that changed significantly from the script?
The only thing I'm really unhappy with is that in this country, we don't get to see the exploding head. There's an exploding head – I don't know if it's in the American version, I'm sure it's in the French version – and it's so good! It's the best exploding head scene since Scanners. It'll be on the DVD, but that's the one thing I'm unhappy about.

I know some people are talking about the ending saying that they didn't really get it, or think it's too crazy, but frankly my response to that is 'How would you end it?' How, after that insanity that you've just watched for two and a half hours? It seemed totally fitting to me, it's the logical conclusion to everything else that's been happening.

I know you've said you don't really keep in touch with your Potter co-stars, but did you see Emma Watson's UN speech?
Yeah. It's great, she's always been incredibly bright, so it's no surprise that she's now channeling that in areas aside from acting. We're not in much contact, but I'm very pleased. But I was thinking, I just got asked by another journalist 'Are you a feminist?' and I was just like... Is there a strange thing at the moment where you have to come out as a feminist? As I said to them, I'm egalitarian for everything so of course, yes is the answer, but there's been this flood of it. I've been asked if I'm a feminist so many times recently, and I'm just like 'Yes, yes, for god's sake yes! Is there something that I give off that says I'm not?' It's interesting.

Are you looking forward to seeing Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as a fan, not having to be involved?
Yeah, it'll be slightly bizarre but it'll be great - I'm excited to see what they do with them, and I also have no idea what they're doing with them, which is exciting. It is amazing because we're three years removed from the last film coming out, and it's not that I would have expected it to die down by now, but every time I go to a premiere there's Gryffindor ties and Ravenclaw badges and stuff.
There's still such a hunger for it that I think it's kind of wonderful they're continuing to expand the world. But having said that, there's a sense of relief in just being able to sit back and watch and enjoy it with everyone else.

If you just go out in London on Halloween there are always Gryffindor and Slytherin scarfs nearby.
Oh yeah, maybe that's what I should do this year, that should be my Halloween challenge – I should go out in a mask and try to get pictures with as many Harry Potters as I can. At Comic-Con, there weren't... There might have been a couple of people in Gryffindor cloaks and stuff, but not that many, there was not a strong Harry Potter presence at Comic-Con that I saw. So come on, Potter fans!

source: digitalspy.com

Daniel Radcliffe on The Jonathan Ross Show

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Daniel Radcliffe on The Jonathan Ross Show
Daniel was a guest on The Jonathan Ross Show which aired yesterday. He was promoting Horns. Two clips have appeared online, the full episode can be seen via ITV player (link via Daniel's Google+) Then something related: Lindsay Lohan was also a guest on the show and she tweeted a link to an Instagram photo yesterday and mentioned Daniel J Radcliffe Holland's Twitter, thinking it's Dan's official account (well we all know he hasn't got Twitter right?). You find the tweet and my answer below.

Movie Tie-In edition of Horns (UK)

25 October 2014 0
Movie Tie-In edition of Horns (UK)
Below you find the cover of the UK Movie Tie-In edition of the book Horns by Joe Hill. Released by publisher Gollancz - Orion Books on 23rd October 2014.


Pages: 448 pages.
ISBN-10: 057512069X
ISBN-13: 978-0575120693

Description:
Now a major Hollywood film starring Daniel Radcliffe: read it first, if you dare ...
Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up the next morning with one hell of a hangover, a raging headache ... and a pair of horns growing from his temples.
Once, Ig lived the life of the blessed: born into privilege, the second son of a renowned American musician, and the younger brother of a rising late-night TV star, Ig had security and wealth and a place in his community. Ig had it all, and more - he had the love of Merrin Williams, a love founded on shared daydreams, mutual daring, and unlikely midsummer magic.

Then beautiful, vivacious Merrin was gone - raped and murdered, under inexplicable circumstances - with Ig the only suspect. He was never tried for the crime, but in the court of public opinion, Ig was and always would be guilty.

Now Ig is possessed with a terrible new power - with just a touch he can see people's darkest desires - to go with his terrible new look, and he means to use it to find the man who killed Merrin and destroyed his life. Being good and praying for the best got him nowhere. It's time for a little revenge; it's time the devil had his due.

source: orionbooks.co.uk

Updated(4): Daniel Radcliffe attends MCM London Comic Con: Horns panel and signing

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Updated(4): Daniel Radcliffe attends MCM London Comic Con: Horns panel and signing
Daniel attended the MCM London Comic Con yesterday to promote Horns. There is a short video from the Horns panel below. Afterwards there was a signing for a select group of fans. Find more photos via Mcm Buzz magazine on Facebook and via contactmusic.com. Thanks to Yaffa Meskell photography (photo below) & Steve Munden (photo from the signing) for sharing photos with Daniel J Radcliffe Holland on Twitter. Then last but not least there's also a photo from the signing on Daniel's official Google+ page.
Daniel revealed that he only read Joe Hill’s book upon which Horns is based after he got the part of Ig. “It’s a fantastic book and I’m sure we have many fans of the book here.” He revealed that things have changed in this adaptation but declared that fans of the book “will love the film.”

When he initially read the script for Horns, Daniel focused a little too much on the comedy, and was excited about one particular sequence. “When Ig goes to the hospital and tries to get the horns removed, I just thought it was really, really funny.”
Read more at mcmbuzz.com

Update: 26th October 2014. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers photo.
Update: 25th November 2014. "Button Plush" photo below.
Update: 2nd February 2015. A photo released by MCM Comic Con.
Update: 6th July 2018. Photo by BBC presenter Ben Henry Hunte.

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Via Google+:

MCM LONDON COMIC CON! Autograph session with fans. #MCMLCC #horror #hornsmovie   #joehill #devil  

The Google+ link at this page is Dan's post shared via this site's Google+ page

source: mcmbuzz.com
picture source: Sarah Tsang and Kay Ibrahim (Mcm Buzz magazine)
Yaffa Meskell Photography

Updated(4): Horns press junket interviews (UK)

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Updated(4): Horns press junket interviews (UK)
A few days left and Horns will be in cinemas in the UK (29th October). Here are some press junket interviews recorded in London. There's one video from Sunrise in Australia and you can find MTV UK's interview on Facebook. He also talks about visiting the Star Wars Episode VII set. I will add more below if they appear online. There's also comingsoon.it: Halloween video and second one.

Paris Match magazine photoshoot

23 October 2014 0
Paris Match magazine photoshoot
Photos from the photoshoot for the French Paris Match magazine taken on 17th September 2014 in Paris. A photo is featured in their October issue, number 3411.



picture source: Julien Weber

Daniel Radcliffe on Capital FM Breakfast Show

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Daniel Radcliffe on Capital FM Breakfast Show
Daniel did visit Capital FM London's Breakfast Show with Dave Berry & Lisa Snowdon to promote Horns and did play a game called Celebrity Tinder. You can currently view the video here on their website below. Scroll down for photos of Dan signing autographs for his fans at BBC Radio 1.

Daniel Radcliffe on the Xfm Manchester Breakfast Show with Tim Cocker

22 October 2014 0
Daniel Radcliffe on the Xfm Manchester Breakfast Show with Tim Cocker
Daniel promoted Horns on the Xfm Manchester Breakfast Show with Tim Cocker. You can listen to the episode below.

The interview starts around 12:37



source: xfm.co.uk

Daniel Radcliffe on Lorraine and Capital FM Breakfast Show

21 October 2014 0
Daniel Radcliffe on Lorraine and Capital FM Breakfast Show
To continue with the promotion for Horns: Daniel did visit Lorraine yesterday, but because of a fire alarm the show got pushed forward and Daniel's interview did air this morning. Then second there's also the interview from Capital FM East Midlands Breakfast Show with Tom and Claire.

@HelenHandMakeUp: First 3 back in2 @ITVLorraine studio after #Firealarm #ITV #Evacuation thank u 4 being a good sport #DanielRadcliffe











picture source: Ken McKay

Daniel Radcliffe on BBC Radio 1's Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw

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Daniel Radcliffe on BBC Radio 1's Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw
Daniel was a special guest on BBC Radio 1's Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw this morning. If you missed it live you listen to it via iPlayer (available until 4 weeks after the broadcast) or watch the videos below.





Photo booth:



Signing for fans:



source: bbc.co.uk
picture source: SAV

Updated(3): Horns London premiere

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Updated(3): Horns London premiere

Daniel Radcliffe takes over Lionsgate UK's Twitter

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Daniel Radcliffe takes over Lionsgate UK's Twitter
Another Twitter take over by Daniel which took place today. This time via Lionsgate UK's Twitter account in promotion of Horns at Twitter UK. You could send in questions with the hashtag #AskRadcliffe. If you missed the Q&A, I have collected the questions and answers below.

[tweet with photo] Daniel Radcliffe has arrived at @TwitterUK for #AskRadcliffe. Looking forward to seeing your questions! #HornsMovie
@LionsgateUK Do you think you'd like to direct a film someday? X #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @PhoenixHogwarts Yes, definitely. In fact i've written a script which is a very dark comedy. Hopefully i'll get to make it one day.

What is the weirdest thing that happened to you making the film #Horns ? #AskRadcliffe @LionsgateUK Greetings from #Venezuela!
Dan says: Hi @jesusgonzalezx I accidentally drank anti-freeze. #LongStory

@LionsgateUK #AskRadcliffe What was the most challenging part about playing Ig Perrish?
Dan says: Hi @PerryOBree Trying to be as real as possible while dealing with the insane situation.

@LionsgateUK What kind of books do you like to read? Are there any books you would like to recommend? #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @ThatsSoRenate The master & margarita, and I would also recomend Slaughter-House Five.

#AskRadcliffe what are u dressing up as for Halloween this year
Dan says: Hi @ginnyweasleys Probably as Ig from Horns as I still have the jacket.

@LionsgateUK #AskRadcliffe my son learned to smile watching you on the Autism DVD you contributed to at age 12. What are you most proud of?
Dan says: Hi @QueenNilya That, now... and thank you!

who has been your role model as a child? #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @Radcliffe23 my parents.

@LionsgateUK #AskRadcliffe which characteristics you share with this new character ?? And could you be friend of him???
Dan says: Hi @krla16 I could definitely be his friend, he has great taste in music and if he wasn't dealing with the Horns would be a really nice guy.

@LionsgateUK what's your personal favourite line from Horns ? :) #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @sainteclaudia There's one moment in the film I say "One thing i've got in my favour, i'm really f***ing hard to kill" #AskRadcliffe

@LionsgateUK What was the best piece of advice you've ever received and who gave it to you? #AskRadcliffe Love the range of your roles!! ;o)
Dan says: Hi @goodgirlsinead My father... When you meet somebody, get your hand out first to shake theirs... #AskRadcliffe

The horns quite suit you! Did you keep them once filming finished?
@LionsgateUK #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @heypoppet I got to keep one set, there were many! #AskRadcliffe

@LionsgateUK What do you admire the most about Juno Temple? #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @chosen_auror Her fearlessness, her work ethic and generally being a lovely person. She's the best!

@LionsgateUK #AskRadcliffe why do you like being in scary movies
Dan says: Hi @LeahOliviaAva there is satisfaction in filming something knowing that a year later it's going to make people scream! #AskRadcliffe
@LionsgateUK What songs are in your playlist for #Horns ? #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @chosen_auror @PerfumeGenius @Radiohead and @TheShiversNYC's Lonely Road which ended up on the #HornsMovie soundtrack. #AskRadcliffe

@LionsgateUK Favorite trait or characteristic of your character, Ignatius? #AskRadcliffe #Horns
Dan says: Hi @iamsclTeamJonas, He's a romantic in the truest sense, he's pure of heart. #AskRadcliffe

(yes that's this site mentioned in the following tweet..)
#AskRadcliffe @DanJRadcliffeNL. Would you recommend This movie to someone who's scared of horror movies
Dan says: Hi @JaniHazelGrace Yes, absolutely. It's not all horror, there are elements of comedy and romance in there, too. #AskRadcliffe

@LionsgateUK #AskRadcliffe if you had a chance to play any other character on horns, who would it be?
Dan says: Hi @maruaders I'd probably go with my brother in the movie, terry. #AskRadcliffe

@LionsgateUK #AskRadcliffe what was the most difficult part of the filming for Horns?
Dan says: Hi @maydayradcliffe Driving, I drive in the move but I don't in real life. I've since had lessons and will take a test soon. #AskRadcliffe

What is your biggest fear?
#AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @FindTheHorcrux Being buried alive, but that's a rational fear! I don't have any phobias. #AskRadcliffe

@TwitterUK #AskRadcliffe in #HornsMovie you get people to reveal their darkest secrets. Who would you like to do that to in real life?
Dan says: Hi @AlsiB @TwitterUK I can't think of names, but i'm sure there are some politicians we could have some fun with! #AskRadcliffe

Do you think Ig's power is a good or bad one to have?
#AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @pagefortyseven I think it's bad, knowing what other people are thinking would be like being able to feel other's pain. No one wants that

@LionsgateUK What would you do if you woke up with real horns? #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @VeronicaJantoan I would probably avoid all of the people I like so that I wouldn't know what they were really thinking. #AskRadcliffe

#AskRadcliffe What are you looking for when you read a script?
Dan says: Hi @KiwiiChann The chance to do something that I haven't done before. #AskRadcliffe

@LionsgateUK What was it like working with Princess Leia (the snake)? #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @pisces_regina I love it, she would hang on to me to stay warm. She got that name as she was carried in a Star Wars pillow case.

name 3 actors you haven't worked with but wish to in the future #AskRadcliffe
Dan says: Hi @killianswans George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence (she's so cool!), Jeremy Brett (if time travel is possible.) #AskRadcliffe

That's it from Daniel Radcliffe for #AskRadcliffe, thanks for all of your Q's! Don't miss #HornsMovie in cinemas October 29th.

Daniel Radcliffe takes over MTV UK's Twitter

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Daniel Radcliffe takes over MTV UK's Twitter
Today Daniel took over MTV UK's Twitter in promotion of Horns. You could send in questions with the hashtag #MTVaskDanRadcliffe. If you missed the Q&A, don't worry. I have collected the tweets, read them below.

Hello everybody on MTV Twitter, I'm here and read to answer you!! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @chelseadavies97 @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe is there any character in the world you'd love to play?
Dan says: If there was an Iggy Pop biopic, I'd quite fancy that! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @zonkobrien How was your first day on set of Horns? @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says: It was great, we got off to a really intense start! I in love with the #HORNS immediately! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From
@silieilis @MTVUK To Daniel: I want to become an actress but I don't know how. Any tips? #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says: Watch as many films & see as many plays as you can & get involved with any drama groups that you can! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @gorgosprizza @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe your next projects?
Dan says: I recently finished filming Frankenstein with James Mcavoy & that comes out next year! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @gorgosprizza @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe favourite subject at school?
Dan says: probably English Lit or History! I still love them both! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @gorgosprizza @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe what is the thing you can't live without?
Dan says: Oxygen! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @zonkobrien How was the makeup process in Horns? @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says: Much nicer than I thought it would have been. #HORNS only took 20 mins to put on! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @iamsyaz_  #MTVaskDanRadcliffe are u making ur character in Horns be ur halloween costume?
Dan says: Yep, I'm actually trying too! I'm seeing if I can get the make-up artist to do me up for Halloween! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @wesleyski @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe how do you yourself in ten years? Love from France -Héloïse
Dan says: Still acting & hopefully directing by then as well! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @AdamJames4 @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe why did you choose to do Horns, what made it stand out?
Dan says: I hadn't read anything else like it! It was funny, very dark & romantic & that's a rare combo! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @PaulineM_ @MTVUK I'm sick as hell and I'm staying at home today. Do you have some movies to advise me? x 
Dan says: It Happened One Night, Reservoir Dogs, The One I Love! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @AdamJames4 @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe did you have a different experience filming this compared to other films?
Dan says:
I'm lucky, as I've enjoyed all my jobs, but the highlights on this was working with Alex Aja & Juno! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @PaulineM_ @MTVUK What's your favorite book quote ? #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says: Manuscripts don't burn from The Master & Margarita! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @PaulineM_ @MTVUK If you could be Spider-Man for a day, what's the first thing you'd do? #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says: I would swing around the London skyline. I'd probably start by climbing the Gherkin! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @iamximee @MTVUK What could be your next challenge as an actor? #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says: It's impossible to say but I'll look forward to it. #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From:
@AndresDaToro #MTVaskDanRadcliffe What is your favorite singer and band? Greetings from Colombia.
Dan says: Top 3 are Sex Pistols, Pixies & The Libertines! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From
@gryffinfour #MTVaskDanRadcliffe favourite food?
Dan says: Bacon cheesburger, followed by Sushi but not together! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @Radcliffe4_Ever @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe Will you EVER be joining Twitter?!
Dan says: Maybe... #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From@annabethrun @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe how did you prepare for horns?
Dan says: Learning the accent, using music to prepare. I made a very long playlist for this character! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @IamAlexPrince What has life been like since the Harry Potter days? @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says:
Good & busy which is great. It's been really exciting working with so many new Actors & crews. #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @feeIs4sterek @MTVUK #MTVaskDanRadcliffe What is your greatest weakness; your greatest strength?
Dan says: Greatest weakness is my cooking & my greatest strength is my energy. #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From @StineOmdahl What's your favorite movie of all time? #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says:
12 Angry Men, if I have to pick 1. #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

From ‏@sheriffswans @MTVUK do you have a bucket list? what's the first thing on it? #MTVaskDanRadcliffe
Dan says:  I've always wanted to see the Northern Lights & if space travel becomes easier I would totally go to space!

Goodbye MTV Twitter, it's been real! Go see #HORNS, I know you're going to love it - Dan! #MTVaskDanRadcliffe

Awesome takeover with Dan Radcliffe! Thanks for sending in all your questions! Make sure you go see #HORNS!

Updated(2): As If magazine photoshoot (NY)

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Updated(2): As If magazine photoshoot (NY)
So I decided to make a post on the website instead of posting the photos from As If magazine, issue number 5, on Facebook. There's another photo online also which you can view below.

Updated: Horns: A new clip, soundtrack preview and more

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Updated: Horns: A new clip, soundtrack preview and more
First off, The Telegraph has released an exclusive clip from Horns. Then there's also news you could have missed via Facebook: In the US, Horns is available on demand (pre-theatrical release, also mentioned on Daniel's official Google+ page) plus there's also a soundtrack preview released by Lakeshore Records. And back in July Red Granite Pictures shared the Horns Facebook page with Daniel J Radcliffe Holland on Facebook.


Currently there are two Horns competitions running on Facebook: For the UK there's the "Confess to the Devil" competition, and French fans can win a signed poster.


Update:
15th October 2014. Besides the score by Rob, Lakeshore Records also releases a Horns soundtrack album which features songs by David Bowie, The Pixies, Eels and Marilyn Manson. Find more info on Facebook.

Updated(3): A.J. Jacobs' family reunion

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Updated(3): A.J. Jacobs' family reunion
Author A.J. Jacobs has started on building the largest family tree ever and tries to get all the members together for a massive Global Family Reunion on 6th June 2015 in New York. His interview with Daniel (yes he did found out that Daniel is related to him in some distant way) was featured in People magazine back in July.

Horns press junket interviews (FR)

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Horns press junket interviews (FR)
There are several new French press junket interviews online for Horns. Including a making of via AlloCiné. More interviews: Passion Cinema and Le1945 and more below.

What If DVD & Blu-ray US release date

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What If DVD & Blu-ray US release date
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will bring What If on DVD, Digital HD & Blu-ray on 25th November 2014. Bonus features include the “Blurred Lines” vignette, in which the cast and filmmakers explore the film’s themes and talk about their experience shooting this modern love story. Also included is the “Opposites Attract” vignette, letting fans hear from the cast and crew on the dynamics between Chantry and Wallace, as well as their hilarious friends. 

Exclusively available on Blu-ray are deleted scenes and two additional vignettes: “A Modern Love Story” introduces viewers to the entire cast, and “Behind the Scenes of What If” features cast and filmmakers in an 18-minute in-depth discussion on the film’s production.

Blu-ray artwork:


Synopsis:

What If is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who’s been repeatedly burned, by bad relationships.  So while everyone around him, including his friend Allan (Adam Driver), seems to be finding the perfect partner (Mackenzie Davis), Wallace decides to put his love life on hold.  It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan), an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall).  

Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship.  Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, “what if” the love of your life is actually your best friend?  The ensemble romantic comedy co-stars Megan Park and Oona Chaplin.

Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features:
  • Two Vignettes
    • Blurred Lines – Hear from the actors and filmmakers as they explore the themes of What If and talk about their experience shooting a modern love story
    • Opposites Attract – Hear from the cast and crew on the ups and downs of Chantry and Wallace, and become acquainted with their hilarious friends
Blu-ray Exclusives:
  • 3 Deleted Scenes
  • Two Additional Vignettes:
    • Behind the Scenes of “What If” – Filmmakers and cast talk through the film’s production
    • A Modern Love Story – Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan setup the story and the filmmakers introduce us to the rest of the cast
What If has a running time of ~ 97 minutes, & is rated PG-13 for sexual content, including references throughout, partial nudity & language.

Updated(2): Daniel Radcliffe to play Michael Caine's son in Now You See Me 2

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Updated(2): Daniel Radcliffe to play Michael Caine's son in Now You See Me 2
Michael Caine revealed to HeyUGuys during his 'A night out with... Sir Michael Caine' event at the Royal Albert Hall in London yesterday that Daniel will play his son in Now You See Me 2. The movie is currently scheduled for a 10th June 2016 release. Here's what he said:
“There’s a sequel to Now You See Me and we’re shooting in London. I shoot in December, the whole of December in London, and my son is Harry Potter. I thought it’d be funny, me and Daniel Radcliffe as father and son.”
When more info regarding this comes available you all hear it. It isn't officially confirmed, keep that in mind. Sources say he is in talks for the role.

Update: 4th November 2014: Lionsgate/Summit confirmed that Daniel is joining the cast


Update: 26th November 2014. The subtitle has been revealed: Now You See Me 2: The Second Act.

Here's a short synopsis from Now You See Me (crime/mystery/thriller, 2013) with Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher and more:

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. source: heyuguys.com

Le 20 heures (Horns)

01 October 2014 0
Le 20 heures (Horns)

Horns promotional photoshoot

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Horns promotional photoshoot
More photos from the photoshoot in promotion of Horns. See the first photo which was released right here. Last photo via Carol Beadle.



picture source: Doane Gregory