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Rebel, Rebel: Jason Isaacs Talks Trio of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson

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Posted by: sue
June 06, 2009, 05:48 PM

Actor Jason Isaacs has made some new comments about his young Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows co-stars, praising how Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson have handled fame and life in the spotlight. In his typical lighthearted gracious and humorous fashion, Jason joked "that the films would have benefitted if their young stars had been more rebellious. "The problem with Harry Potter is that there is so little controversy," he complained at the first night of Sister Act, the West End musical. "It would be so great for the press if one of them would go off the rails and end up in rehab, but they are, actually, just really sweet guys."

In the interview with The Telegraph, Jason Isaacs also continued to speak about the bright future ahead for the Trio, noting:

"They can fall backwards on their mountains of cash," he said. "It doesn't matter. They're really talented and they've got each other as close friends, which is all that matters because no one else has been through the same thing.

"What is amazing about them is that they are still respectful and have humility and work ethic. I have met and sometimes worked with their American equivalents and they have none of those things.

"Daniel will potentially be a great director or producer. He's very interested in behind-the-camera work. Remember, they have spent more hours in front of the camera in the last decade than most people have in their entire career."

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441 Points

Loved the interview! I really wish young actors in general would learn something from how these three have grown up.

Posted by starkitty313 on June 06, 2009, 10:44 PM report to moderator
333 Points

I think Dan has actually commented on the lack of drugs and rehab for the trio of actors. He implied that they were always treated like children and taught to be responsible. I still think they have integrity on their own, though. I mean, it wasn’t all normal. Dan was getting marriage proposals from screaming fans when he was, like, twelve, after all.

Posted by angelcakes on June 07, 2009, 01:07 AM report to moderator
112 Points

That was really sweet of him to say. I liked that.

Posted by Beansie on June 07, 2009, 01:13 AM report to moderator
2404 Points

Nicely said Jason.

Posted by bookishgal,OoM3,GS on June 07, 2009, 03:07 AM report to moderator
308 Points

ah, Jason Isaacs … he is so evil and gorgeous at the same time. He’s a really nice guy.

Posted by beksi_boobala on June 07, 2009, 04:01 AM report to moderator
16484 Points

Aw, Jason Isaac’s great !

202 Points

I love Jason Isaacs, “they can fall backwards on their mountains of cash”. It’s brilliant!!

Posted by HPHealer on June 07, 2009, 05:56 AM report to moderator
4151 Points

awesome possum, <3 Jason Isaacs :]

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on June 07, 2009, 05:56 AM report to moderator
24135 Points

Awww, great compliments from Jason. So nice and so true! :)

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on June 07, 2009, 06:05 AM report to moderator
211 Points

lol just like the real trio

“they’ve got each other as close friends, which is all that matters because no one else has been through the same thing”

Posted by Dottie on June 07, 2009, 06:08 AM report to moderator
77 Points

“I have met and sometimes worked with their American equivalents and they have none of those things” I love that he said that. Listen, I’m American, but I can’t deny the truthfulness of this statement, specially when you look at all the young people on TV/movies and what they’re doing. But I guess its not as much to do with their ethnicity as how they you grew up and the people that surround them. :/

Anyway, love anything this man has to say. :D

Posted by LizetM on June 07, 2009, 06:19 AM report to moderator
2482 Points

Oh how much I like Jason Isaacs….giggles

Posted by ele0206 -ROAR- on June 07, 2009, 06:25 AM report to moderator
519 Points

Well adjusted… hmmm. Ok.

Posted by Robbie Rowe on June 07, 2009, 06:30 AM report to moderator
4024 Points

Cool interview and so true! :)

Good for them, I’m sure all he aid about the trio was true! :)

5668 Points

lol nice title for the article Sue!

Posted by rebel on June 07, 2009, 07:32 AM report to moderator
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