I was in the bath at the time, and my dad came running in and said, 'Guess who they want to play Harry Potter!?' and I started to cry. It was probably the best moment of my life.
I think, as an actor, and particularly if you are playing the lead in something, you have to view yourself as the head of department for the cast. All of the other departments are accountable and have somebody at the helm who is leading them all the time, and I don't think that the actors should be any different.
How irritating it must be for people, to be bombarded with me!
It's very rare that I get stopped or get asked for an autograph or anything - none of which I mind - but people don't really care that much.
Amy J. Berg