Daniel Radcliffe: Next ‘Potter’ Movie Has ‘Drug Parallels,’ ‘Sexual Energy’

Harry Potter is about to find himself on the wrong side of the tracks.

In an interview with Empire magazine on his upcoming film, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” the sixth installment in the Potter odyssey, star Daniel Radcliffe compared aspects of the movie to the 1996 heroin drama “Trainspotting.”

“There’s a fair amount of sexual energy and there are some drug parallels,” Radcliffe told Empire. “We have a couple of what David Yates, the director, calls our ‘Trainspotting moments.’ That’s two films I never thought would be mentioned in the same breath.”

The more mature content will build on previous “Potter” films, which each span a year at the magical school of Hogwarts and have seen Radcliffe and the young cast grow up on screen.

“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” due for a holiday 2008 release via Warner Bros, recently finished filming.

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