Biography® reveals the magical stories behind the stars of Harry Potter
They were virtually unknown when they were cast in the first Harry Potter movie in 2000, but Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint have since become worldwide stars. When Radcliffe won the coveted role as Harry in The Sorcerer's Stone, he was plucked from almost compete obscurity. Grint was a fan of the books and wanted a part in the films so much that he sent a video of himself rapping about how much he wanted the role. Watson was just eleven and had almost no acting experience when the film was released. Today, all the Potter kids are grown, especially Watson, who has been named one of the world's sexiest women by the magazine FHM
This revealing DVD tells the amazing story behind one of the largest talent searches in history: the hunt for three unknown young actors who could be the faces of what was to become the highest grossing film series of all time. From normality to worldwide superstardom at just eleven years of age, this is the stuff of dreams for children all over the world.
• Includes interviews with J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe.