James and Oliver Phelps bought into all kinds of mischief on set (Image: Getty)
It’s no secret that Harry Potter stars James and Oliver Phelps have been just about the real-life variations of their characters, Fred and George Weasley.
Nevertheless, not everybody was impressed by their antics, with the trio getting caught at some point by JK Rowling.
Talking on their new podcast Normal Not Normal, which has been solely shared with Metro.co.uk, James advised Luna Lovegood star Evanna Lynch: ‘Once we have been making the fifth movie we have been hanging out in Rupert’s room loads as a result of he had the largest dressing room out of the three of us.
‘And I keep in mind they purchased him a dart board as a result of we saved disappearing everywhere in the studio, in order that they introduced in a dart board to maintain us inside taking part in darts.
‘However that bought a bit boring so we determined to make a crossbow and have been taking part in darts with the crossbow. I keep in mind at some point somebody fairly excessive up walked into the room…’
James and Oliver performed Fred and George Weasley (Image: FilmMagic)
Oliver interjected: ‘Fairly excessive up?! She wrote the books!’
‘She simply checked out what was occurring, circled and walked again out,’ James admitted.
Reassuring the pair, Evanna identified: ‘I wager she beloved it although.
‘That’s so your characters. I really like when there are parallels like that. I even love that you simply’re internet hosting a podcast as a result of within the books you [the Weasley twins] do Potterwatch!’
James and Oliver, now 34, are set to revisit their time on set within the podcast, which begins in January, that includes a number of particular company.
The pair are set to host their very own podcast (Image: Regular Not Regular )
In the meantime, their darts scenario undoubtedly wasn’t the one time the twins have brought on chaos on set, with them beforehand revealing one of their favourite pranks.
‘[Opposite] Leavesdon Studios, they have been constructing the BT places of work,’ Oliver recalled to Metro.co.uk. ‘So should you see the studio tour now, reverse that there’s this large glass constructing. And on the time they have been constructing and everybody had walkie-talkies on the studios to clearly say “Come right down to set” and stuff like that.
‘So we borrowed one among these walkie-talkies. And we realised that on a sure channel […] was the identical channel because the constructing web site over the highway.
‘To which Bonnie Wright [Ginny Weasley], James and myself, we’d have enjoyable these guys from a protracted distance away saying, “Hey, guys, you’ll be able to go dwelling now we’ve bought a missed order” or one thing like that.
‘And also you’d bodily see folks downing instruments, after which the gaffer approaching and possibly didn’t realise he was coping with youngsters together with his language, however wasn’t very pleased that we advised his workforce to go dwelling for the day.
‘However I suppose should you have been to look again and say, yeah, you had the Weasleys telling your workforce to go dwelling. It’s probably not going to be plausible when he goes to his boss about it.’
Regular Not Regular begins on January 1.
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