Daniel Radcliffe: 'I'm Motivated By The Doubt of Others'

Daniel Radcliffe: 'I'm Motivated By The Doubt of Others'

Daniel Radcliffe is featured in the February 2012 issue of Empire magazine.

The 22-year-old British actor opened up about his motivation, taking tips from peers and getting into the mind of Arthur Kipps for The Woman in Black. Check it:

On where he gets his motivation from: “I’m very motivated by the doubt of others. Whenever I hear people talk about the Potter kids as if we’re not going to be able to make it out of the series…That really lights a fire under me.”

On still working on his craft: “Sometimes I really feel like I’m getting the hang of it, because I never really had a process. My process was mainly that I hit my marks and I said my lines. So I’m kind of trying to find a process that allows me to find a surefire way into a character, if it doesn’t come easily. I’m working on that. And there are some days when I feel like, ‘Yeah, God, I’m actually learning something! This is great!’ and there are some days when I go, ‘Oh my God, I’m never going to feel good at this. I’m never going to feel like I’m not a fraud.”

On the emotional scenes in The Woman in Black: “The emotional stuff is the trickiest, absolutely,” he says. “And that’s why I feel I made some strides in this film because actually, for the first time, I felt able to really allow my own emotions to come out through the character. I know it sounds bizarre to say this now, but it was a fairly new experience for me, for whatever reason. I think I had a sense of it on the last Potter, but not before then.”

Empire‘s February 2012 issue is on sale now.

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  • http://arisha10 ariadne

    Dan’s so cool!

  • http://justjaredjr nightmagic

    I think Daniel Radcliffe will do a fantastic job in Woman in Black .i cant wait .hes such a good actor .

  • Jim

    Dan tries to play the fame game, more or less,but you sense he is not really into it. He likes to act, no doubt. He just pretends to be a celebrity.

  • veritas

    I love him so very much!!!!

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