When MTV’s Josh Horowitz sits down with his friend Daniel Radcliffe for a bro-to-bro chat over a plate of muffins, it doesn’t take our reporter long to get straight to the tough questions. Namely: Has Daniel still failed to see a single one of the “Star Wars” movies?
Although the actor makes a brilliant dodge to begin with, artfully flipping the conversation into an enthusiastic discussion of the mid-1990s alien invasion blockbuster “Independence Day” and its awesome motivational speech by Bill Pullman, he’s eventually forced to admit the truth: The Force is still not with him.
“I’m not going to die without watching it,” Radcliffe promised, before going on to explain that while he wants to see the “Star Wars” movies, he’s also feeling kind of, y’know, pressured about it. It’s almost like he can’t enjoy a muffin with a manfriend without the conversation turning to his non-initiation into “Star Wars”! Ahem. AHEM.
But in the meantime, he does at least have enough essential knowledge of the franchise to function in polite society, i.e. knowing the difference between an Ewok and a Wookiee.