Daniel Radcliffe is a toy again

Daniel Radcliffe injects a bit of James Bond into dashing secret agent Rex Dasher in Playmobil: The Movie.
Daniel Radcliffe injects a bit of James Bond into dashing secret agent Rex Dasher in Playmobil: The Movie. PHOTO: STX ENTERTAINMENT/YOUTUBE

The actor, who has been immortalised as Harry Potter, adds a new Playmobil figure to his name as secret agent Rex Dasher in Playmobil: The Movie

Daniel Radcliffe is the new James Bond. Well, kind of. The 30-year-old former Harry Potter star is not about to replace Daniel Craig when the latter hangs up his shoulder holster. But his latest character does bear more than a passing resemblance to the world's most famous secret agent.

The one-time boy wizard is providing the voice for the dashing secret agent Rex Dasher in the animated Playmobil movie and he has borrowed more than a little from 007.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 29, 2019, with the headline 'Daniel Radcliffe is a toy again'. Print Edition | Subscribe