Tom Felton has admitted he had no idea what Harry Potter was when he auditioned for the part of Draco Malfoy – and it might have been exactly that 'nonchalant' attitude that ended up securing him the part. The 34-year-old actor recalled the experience of auditioning aged 12 alongside lots of other children who were in love with the JK Rowling novels. 'I was also one of the only ones who had no idea what Harry Potter was at the time,' he told The Guardian . 'Anyone could try out for it, so many excited kids went along who loved the books deeply.' He first tried out for the title role of Harry Potter and his best friend Ron Weasley, dying his hair black and then ginger in the process. He said his 'nonchalant' and cavalier attitude towards the part of Draco, who could be described as arrogant at best, is what probably secured him the part. 'I reckon I got the part because I was nonchalant,' he continued, 'and had no idea what anyone was on about. Wizards in cupboards under the stairs? And with three older brothers, you learn to be confident quickly. 'I think Chris Columbus, the… Read full this story
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