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Harry Potter Graduates from Hogwarts

Tough guys don't carry wands

"I've read all the Harry Potter books and they're awesome!" I must have heard this statement more over the last decade than any other. Young and old, people love everything that goes on in the wizarding community… Me? I saw the movies and always thought, "Seems like like a nice enough kid…but tough guys don't carry wands."

Bottom line - no matter what your take is on J.K. Rowling's magical world, Harry Potter has made actor Daniel Radcliffe and his fellow cast of spell-casters "Hagrid"–sized stars. They grew up playing these characters and have done an amazing job bringing them to life. However, everyone has to leave school sooner or later and the time has come for young Mr. Potter (spoken like Professor Snape).

Daniel Radcliffe is trying to do what so many actors who were known for one iconic character couldn't…show the world they are capable of being more.

After receiving good reviews for his Broadway debut, Daniel is set to have his first post-Potter feature film "The Woman In Black." It's a more adult role for the now more adult English actor. But will the masses who have come to root for Harry accept his work in the "Post Gryffindor" days? We shall see.

Personally, I'm pulling for the guy. Yea, he will be fine if it doesn't work out…the kid has a lot of gold in his Gringotts account if you get my meaning. I hope he is more Harrison "Don't call me Han" Ford and less Mark "yup, I'm Skywalker…that'll be 10 bucks for the autograph" Hamill.

"I've read all the Harry Potter books and they're awesome!" I must have heard this statement more over the last decade than any other. Young and old, people love everything that goes on in the wizarding community… Me? I saw the movies and always thought, "Seems like like a nice enough kid…but tough guys don't carry wands."

Bottom line - no matter what your take is on J.K. Rowling's magical world, Harry Potter has made actor Daniel Radcliffe and his fellow cast of spell-casters "Hagrid"–sized stars. They grew up playing these characters and have done an amazing job bringing them to life. However, everyone has to leave school sooner or later and the time has come for young Mr. Potter (spoken like Professor Snape).

Daniel Radcliffe is trying to do what so many actors who were known for one iconic character couldn't…show the world they are capable of being more.

After receiving good reviews for his Broadway debut, Daniel is set to have his first post-Potter feature film "The Woman In Black." It's a more adult role for the now more adult English actor. But will the masses who have come to root for Harry accept his work in the "Post Gryffindor" days? We shall see.

Personally, I'm pulling for the guy. Yea, he will be fine if it doesn't work out…the kid has a lot of gold in his Gringotts account if you get my meaning. I hope he is more Harrison "Don't call me Han" Ford and less Mark "yup, I'm Skywalker…that'll be 10 bucks for the autograph" Hamill.