Isaacs breaks typecasting in 'Passionada'

  August 10, 2003 at 1:41 AM ET
  eudaemonia     Wizard News (via Boston Herald)

We know him as Lucius Malfoy in Chamber of Secrets. We expect him as Captain Hook/Mr. Darling in the upcoming remake of Peter Pan. However, were you aware that he's currently the romantic lead in the upcoming movie Passionada? Jason Isaacsopens in new window has lately been keeping young and old movie viewers entertained in a variety of rolesopens in new window:

For Isaacs, the British actor who plays the malevolent Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies, Passionada was a chance to break typecasting. "Basically I'd come from Morocco where I'd finished Black Hawk Down and they were in midshoot," he said. "That was a bit weird - it was like jumping on a running machine already at full pace. I tried to take my energy off Sofia. She just gave out so much."

For more information on Passionada, visit the movie's official siteopens in new window, since its release seem to be limited at the moment and fans have a chance to attend a special screeningopens in new window this week.


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