Ten years have passed since the release of the last Harry Potter film, but the friendship of Draco Malfoy and Hermione Granger does not weaken. This April 15, 2021, actress Emma Watson celebrated her 31st birthday, the opportunity for her lifelong friend, Tom Felton, to prove once again all his attachment to her. On his Instagram account, the Slytherin interpreter posted a photo of him and the Gryffindor when they were only 14 and 11 years old. Dated July 3, 2002, the still shows the two young actors at the premiere of the film Scooby-Doo, held at the time at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. Attentive, the 33-year-old actor accompanied the photo with an adorable message, “Happy Birthday to the One and Only.”
Enemies on screen, Tom Felton and Emma Watson have never hidden their affection for the city. For more than twenty years now, young Harry Potter stars have seen each other whenever they have the chance, as evidenced by the many social posts published by both since the end of the Harry Potter films, in 2011. In November 2018, Watson previously shared a selfie of her and Felton on a beach in Los Angeles, as well as a video showing them skateboarding together. In February 2019, she then posted a photo of herself taken by Felton in the driver’s seat of a car, with the caption “Friends are the ones who capture you the best”.
After “Harry Potter”
Since the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, Emma Watson and Tom Felton have yet taken very different paths. The first continued her career in the cinema, appearing in particular in the big productions The World of Charlie, Beauty and the Beast and The Daughters of Doctor March. She is also committed to the fight for women’s rights, fair trade and sustainable development. For his part, Tom Felton tried his hand at television, obtaining the lead role of First Murder and Origin, as well as a recurring role of importance in the DC Comics series The Flash. He also continues to appear on the big screen, notably in The Planet of the Apes: The Origins, In Secret or The Resurrection of Christ.
Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe © WARNER BROS