There are mobile phones up in the air but you are trying not to notice,' said Daniel of his stage performance in Equus in 2007 'I think it comes from not actually realising I didn’t have to go to my own premieres and watch the film – that’s something I’ve only just realised you don’t have to do.

I always went along and sat with everyone else watching the movie.

And, obviously, for me personally, it was such a huge thing to have him onboard.”As far as her time spent with Radcliffe on the set of December Boys, Palmer proclaimed Radcliffe a delight to work with. At the same time, he has all this amazing success and fame and all these things which, you would think, he would be very affected by it all but he really isn’t. Pretty intense, especially for the first time I’d ever acted as well. So, I’d say drama for sure to act in.”Taking a Chance on Edgier Characters: “I think it’s very easy to get typecast out here,” explained Palmer. With the rape movie, I actually sat down and talked to people who had experienced those sorts of things in their life.

Although he acknowledges that winning the role of the boy wizard was the movie equivalent of winning a Willy Wonka golden ticket to fame and fortune, there were many times Radcliffe could barely watch himself on screen.

'When you take your clothes off - whoever you are - there is very little acting going on...

Radcliffe is now 25, clearly not cut out to be a rebel and it doesn’t take long to realise this when you meet him.

The middle-class son of a literary agent (Alan) and casting agent (Marcia) cares too much about being liked, being good at his job and being a nice guy.

'Doing (Harry) Potter was an incredible blessing because it gave me this opportunity to start a fantastic career.

But then the moments I'm not as proud of..all on film for everyone to see,' said Daniel 'Ultimately you have to look to yourself or a handful of people to get a proper opinion.To be fair, between the ages of 18 and 20 Radcliffe did almost go off the rails, drinking himself into blackouts, having casual sex and – on occasions – turning up for work on the set of his latest Potter movie while still under the influence.‘It felt more like there isn’t any blueprint for how to do this, get through this.We shot in South Australia where I’m from and we had no celebrities in South Australia at all. And I’ve been just so crazy busy the last few years, I haven’t been able to. …To watch a film like that, it’s so beautiful and you get wrapped up in the story and you want to have a relationship like that, and you want to die together and all these silly things. I like pushing myself and constantly being challenged.For him to choose a little Australian independent film after Harry Potter was just so amazing for an Australian, just so exciting. I think he really brought that to set and made the younger boys who, obviously, idolized him, just feel so comfortable. But my favorite film, which the girls will understand what I’m talking about, is The Notebook. The first film I did, actually, I played a rape victim who was pregnant with my brother’s baby.Meanwhile, Radcliffe recently let slip that he had been parted from the secret girlfriend mentioned in the GQ interview — who he says is not an actress but whom he met on the set of Harry Potter — because she has moved back to the UK to start a new job.