Daniel Radcliffe is partnering up with David Holmes, his longtime stunt double within the Harry Potter movies, to create a documentary based mostly on his life.
Holmes was introduced onto the movie franchise forward of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and, over the course of 10 years, he and Radcliffe shaped an “inextricable bond.” Nonetheless, within the penultimate movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Half 1, Holmes had a tragic accident on set that left him paralyzed after a spinal harm.
“As Daniel and his closest stunt colleagues rally to help David and his household of their second of want, it’s David’s extraordinary spirit of resilience that turns into their best supply of energy and inspiration,” Warner Bros. Discovery mentioned in an announcement concerning the documentary, which is directed by Dan Hartley (Lad: A Yorkshire Story).
The assertion continued, “That includes candid private footage shot during the last decade, behind-the-scenes materials from Holmes’ stunt work, scenes of his present life and intimate interviews with David, Daniel Radcliffe, associates, household and former crew, the movie additionally displays common themes of dwelling with adversity, rising up, forging identities in an unsure world and the bonds that bind us collectively and elevate us up.”
David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived marks the newest collaboration between the stunt double and the actor. The pair launched a podcast in 2020 known as Crafty Stunts, by which they communicate to notable stunt performers within the trade and break down a number of the greatest motion scenes in movies.
The venture is produced by HBO Documentary Movies in affiliation with Sky Studios and Lightbox/Ripple Productions. Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, Vanessa Davies and Amy Stares function producers, with Radcliffe, Holmes, Hartley, Sue Latimer and Sarah Spahovic govt producing. HBO’s EP contains Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller and Tina Nguyen, and Poppy Dixon EPs for Sky Studios.