Daniel Radcliffe reveals he had a secret crush on his ‘Harry Potter’ costar

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Wizards, it’s time to get your wands out and celebrate the “Harry Potter” franchise this weekend.

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Ahead of the anticipated “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” special, HBO Max has released snippets of moments from the reunion, according to the Daily Mail.

In one of the clips, Daniel Radcliffe admitted that he had a secret crush on one of his costars while working on the franchise.

The 32-year-old revealed that he was crushing on Helena Bonham Carter, who plays Voldemort’s evil sidekick Bellatrix Lestrange. In 2011, after completing the decade franchise, the actor said that he wrote a note to the actress.

During the reunion, Radcliffe shared the message for the first time, which read, “Dear HBC, it was a pleasure being your co-star and coaster in the fact I always ended up holding your coffee,” the note said. “I do love you, and I wish I’d just been born ten years earlier so I might’ve been in with a chance.”

However, Radcliffe wasn’t the only star to reveal details about his love life. Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger, said she “fell in love” with her co-star Tom Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy.

Radcliffe, Watson, and Ruper Grint, who played Ron Weasley, also talked about their first kisses and growing up on the “greatest playground in the world.”

The star who played Harry Potter said he will always like talking about the franchise.

“Every part of my life is connected to Potter and to Leavesden,” Radcliffe said. “My first kiss is connected to someone here, my first girlfriends were here... everything I can think of is that related right now. It all spirals out from the Potter set somewhere.”

Another teaser clip also shows Radcliffe and Grint discussing their overgrown hair, which both actors often had during the franchise.

If you need some magic in your life, the reunion premieres on HBO Max on January 1, 2022.

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