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Daniel Radcliffe wishes he could use magic to become a superhero

Daniel Radcliffe would use magic to give himself other superhero powers.

The 26-year-old actor was interviewed by children in an adorable new video for People as he promoted his latest movie Now You See Me 2.


Daniel is most famous for his role in Harry Potter, and understandably the wizarding role was the top of the question list for the actor's young interviewers.


Asked what he would do if he was magical in real life, Daniel admitted he's all about the personal gain.


"I should be doing it for something like using my powers for good, but I’d probably just make a spell to make myself be able to run super fast like The Flash or be able to have Spider-Man’s powers," he smiled. "Some of my magical powers would just involve myself giving myself other powers of superheroes, I think it’s probably fair to say."


Daniel had to act alongside several fake monsters during his time shooting Harry Potter. But his favorite was the dragon in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, because it involved him completing what he has deemed the coolest stunt of his career.


"Because when I was doing that I got to do the coolest stunt I ever got to do in my life where I got to hold on to the roof of the studio by a rope and then let go and just fall 40 feet onto crash mats," he said.


But when the interview took a more serious turn, and the young fans began questioning Daniel about how he pulled off the magical situations in Harry Potter, the actor refused to go into any details.


A seven-year-old fan called Beckett, who was wearing Harry Potter glasses for the interview, asked Daniel: "What's the special effect that turns you invisible?"


And Daniel replied: "I don't know if I can tell you, I think that's like state secrets. I can't divulge that information to you, Beckett, I'm afraid."


Olive, seven, took a chance by asking Daniel how he makes broomsticks fly, to which the actor responded: "Yeah, that again, that is just done with magic and, yeah, I can't tell you anything more. I'm very sorry."