Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 10:17 am | 0 Comments |
In a new interview with the Radio Times, Matt Lewis talks about his work since Harry Potter and his desire to work with his Potter c0-stars again in the future.
“I saw Dan’s play in London in the summer which was really cool and had a catch-up. If he’s doing a show I’ll always try and see it. And I spoke to Emma on Skype – she’s out in New York doing really well. We just try and keep in touch whenever we can.”
And while the cast have all gone their separate ways since filming concluded on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, Matthew expressed a desire to reunite with his former co-stars in the future. “It’s not something that I’m desperate to get away from in such a way that I can’t work with any of them. I’d love to – Dan, in particular. “I think Dan is such a committed actor. He works so hard and so tirelessly that you can’t help but be inspired when you’re around him on a film set. I’d love to work with Dan again.”
“Something really strange happened after Harry Potter. I assumed that they were the sort of roles I would be sent and the weird thing was they really weren’t. All those roles weren’t a conscious decision by me turning other stuff down, saying, ‘No, I have to do these because they’re gritty and so different from Neville’. They’re just what came up and what I liked the most and thought were the best things. The roles like Neville haven’t been entirely forthcoming as some might expect. I’ve been able to come away from Neville but it’s a pure coincidence.”
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 0 Comments |
Editor Louis Sheridan announced via his Twitter today that he interviewed Matt Lewis in the latest issue of FAULT Magazine! He also posted a photo from the magazine which you can see in the gallery. If anyone has the issue and can send in scans, please do so. You can purchase the issue for £15 here. A snippet from the interview was posted on the magazine’s Facebook:
“…my parents kept saying to me, ‘It might bomb, or it might not be very successful’. Even if they did carry on and do all the books, I never thought it would be as international as it was. To take over Star Wars as the biggest franchise of all time was unreal.”
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:02 am | 0 Comments |
A video of Matthew at last weekend’s Great Yorkshire Run has surfaced on YouTube and may be watched below. Remember, you can still donate to Matt’s charity page to help his team reach their goal!
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 11:14 am | 0 Comments |
HeyUGuys have posted a new interview with Matthew Lewis and his The Rise co-stars, Luke Treadaway and Gerard Kearns, about the film. The interview is posted in conversation style and may be read in full, here.
Was there much conversation on set about heist films?
ML: It’s weird, because I don’t feel like it’s a heist film.
Luke Treadaway: That’s how it’s been sold.
ML: Someone was talking about it being a heist film, and people say “what is it?” what am I going to say? “it’s a heist film”, but it’s about the four lads, and that’s what all the conversations that I had were about. It was about the relationship between the four guys, which I feel is the most important thing in the whole picture, and the heist thing is just the backbone that carries it on.
LT: Gerard’s character got to do some of the most heist – you were there for all the fire stuff.
Gerard Kearns: I got set on fire.
LT: And all the tunnels and stuff like that. I didn’t do much heist-y stuff.
GK: You measured the vault. We had to do that, that was a bit heist-y. Irwan got to use a sniper rifle.
LT: The crossbow. And he had to pull himself through roofs and stuff.
GK: That was heist-y.
ML: He dropped through the skylight, didn’t he.
LT: I think the most heist-y thing I did was time you welding something to a thing with a stopwatch.
ML: I climbed a ladder. That was pretty cool.
LT: I threw a brick through a window.
ML: Well, you tried to throw a brick through a window.
LT: They managed to convince a local shop owner – it had a small crack, and he needed a new window – to let us throw a brick through his window one night for a scene. And it was the scene where Matt was up a ladder, fixing the security alarm.
ML: The guy neglected to tell anyone that it was security glass.
LT: So we were there, huge build-up obviously, a lot of rehearsals. “We’ve only got one shot at this guys” I’m like, “don’t mess it up, don’t mess it up,”. I’m there working on my arms beforehand so I can aim it really well. And then I went for it. Threw it, and it literally bounced off.
GK: So what did you do?
LT: Threw it another ten times.
ML: Stu [Stuart Bentley – the Director of Photography] made it work. Somehow. We did it about ten times, and the guy , after the first take was like, “I were gonna say it’s not gonna break”. Cheers pal.
LT: But that was funny.
GK: Is Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels a heist film?
GK: I loved Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. I thought it was a great heist film… Is crime heist? What are the rules? We need boundaries
ML: You’ve got to rob something that’s difficult to rob, like steal a jewel or rob a bank.
LT: You’ve got to make a plan, you’ve got to have architectural plans of a building.
ML: You need blueprints, a montage, a getaway driver
GK: The usual suspects, is that [a heist]?
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 10:55 am | 0 Comments |
In addition to the Great North Run, Matthew will be taking part in the Great Yorkshire Run on September 29th to raise some more money for the Leeds Rugby Foundation. You can still donate at the same link as last time, which can be found here or in the banner above. So please donate if you can to help Matthew and his team (which includes his brother Anthony) out!
The Leeds Rhino’s website has posted a video interview with Matthew, Anthony and Jason Davidson which you can watch here. It can also be watched below: