A documentary tells the tragic story of Daniel Radcliffe’s double in Harry Potter: quadriplegic due to an accident on filming

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David Holmes It was double the action of Daniel Radcliffe in the saga Harry Potter. A documentary about the friendship that the two actors forged and the tragic story that cut short the specialist’s career will be released next November 15 in the United States through the platform Max. Its premiere in Spain through HBO Max It hasn’t been announced yet.

The name of the production, David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived, refers to the description of the famous magician as “the boy who lived.” The interpreter who was in charge of the protagonist’s risk scenes suffered a serious accident during the filming of the first part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the penultimate installment of the film saga. A fall on set in January 2009 caused a spinal injury, which caused him to will remain in a wheelchair.

Holmes was chosen to play double Radcliffe when he was only 11 years old. At the time, he was a teenage gymnast from Essex (United Kingdom). Over the course of a decade, the two formed a very special bond.

The synopsis of the documentary indicates: “While Daniel and his closest specialist colleagues They come together to support David and his family in their time of need, David’s extraordinary spirit of resilience becomes his greatest source of strength and inspiration.”

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived reviews the British man’s career, showing recordings of his work and his current life. The title includes interviews with him, with people around him and with Daniel Radcliffe, who serves as executive producer of the documentary. Its director is Dan Hartley (Lad: A Yorkshire Story).

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