Matthew Lewis is looking back on his time as Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films.
Over the course of a new interview, the 31-year-old actor disclosed that he has re-watched the films, but finds it “painful” to watch his parts.
“I find it quite arduous when too much of me starts to come through in a character,” Matthew told The New York Times.
Matthew went on to say that his portrayal of Neville hits a little to close to home for him.
“It’s easier when I can play someone completely separate,” Matthew continued. “Like a police officer in London or someone who’s wealthy.”
He added, “At times it’s painful how much of me there is in Neville. When I’m watching, I’m like, ‘That’s not Neville; that’s you.’”
Also in the interview, David Yates – who directed the last four Harry Potter films – admitted that he too ……
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