Daniel Radcliffe insists he's "sexier" than Harry Potter.
The 25-year-old actor - who shot to fame playing the boy wizard in the movie adaptations of J.K. Rowling's novels - doesn't understand why people were "surprised" when he was cast as the romantic lead in new film What If? because there's a lot more to him than his magic alter-ego.
He told Marie Claire magazine: "Can you tell me why people are surprised?
"You saw me growing up like a f***ing boy in a school robe. Of course there's a sexier side to me than that."
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Daniel is dating his Kill Your Darlings co-star Erin Darke and admits he likes to plan romantic gestures - though he sometimes ruins the element of surprise.
He said: "I was going to fly to New York to surprise her once, but then I kind of ruined my own surprise the night before because I was on the phone to her and she'd had a terrible day and was in a bad mood and I wanted to make it all go away.
"I just went, 'Guess what? I'm going to be there tomorrow, we're going to see each other'."
The Horns star is wary of who he allows to get close to him and isn't afraid to stand up for himself.
He said: "I have a finely tuned bulls**t censor for when people are around for the wrong reason.
"I am polite but I also don't take s**t. I've been brought up to stand up for myself. If someone is being a d**k, then it's easy for me to call that out."
- Bang! Showbiz