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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Tom Felton talks about playing Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter 7 Part 2

Tom Felton talks about playing Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter 7 Part 2

Draco seems to have an undercurrent of confusion during the film. What do you think is going through his mind?

Yeah, I mean even I don't know. Sometimes even the director would say... I'd ask him and he kind of left it to interpretation, which is one of the nice things about Draco's character. Nobody knows what he's thinking. I think not even he knows what he's thinking. So that kind of continues in this film, definitely. We see him not really being too sure where his loyalties lie and whether his courage will outweigh his weakness or his shear terror. Being in shear terror most of the time of Voldemort. So yeah, it's a good journey for him. I really enjoyed it.

What kind of future do you imagine for Draco?

I don't know. Nineteen years later. I wonder what happened in those nineteen years for him. What kind of stuff does he get up to. I have not a single clue. I really don't. But it's something that I'd like to chew the ear off of Joe Rowling one day and ask her. But I'm not sure. Probably evil ways. Because you notice that he aged quite severely and I think that's a message to kids to say crime doesn't pay, possibly.

Do you remember your first day on the set of the first film?

Yeah, as a kid you don't really question that much. I certainly didn't. You just got on with it. And we had no idea obviously that we were gonna be here ten years on. It was just another film or a film. It wasn't this massive, important thing that it has let to today. So it was a lot of fun. One of the first things we did was a night shoot getting on the Hogwarts Express. You put 50 kids out at two in the morning on a platform race and run around the train. They're gonna be pretty excited. So moral was good on the set if I recall on the first night, definitely.

He also talks about the lasting legacy of Harry Potter, the memories he will take away and if he would have liked to play another character.

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