Daniel Radcliffe visits girlfriend’s hometown; “What If” performance overshadows story

2:50 PM EST 1/12/2015 by Kara Michelle, Celebeat Reporter

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The former Harry Potter star may be maintaining a long distance relationship with Kill Your Darlings co-star Erin Darke but that doesn't mean he's not a natural romantic and won't go lengths for her.

25-year-old Daniel Radcliffe finds time for his girlfriend and that would include visiting her hometown from time to time, including the holidays. Darke hailed from Flint, Michigan where she graduated from the University of Michigan.

KDramaStars reports that Radcliffe and Darke were spotted going around Flint, Michigan last December 29 even visiting local shops such as Flint City T-shirts, Bob Evans' restaurant and Don Pablo's restaurant. To prove that he visited, he even had a photo snapped with a Bob Evans' employee.

If fans are thinking that he may be following the steps of fellow British actor, Benedict Cumberbatch, who visited his fiancée's mother before announcing their engagement publicly. It's a no.  Darke's father, debunked speculation with a, "There is no marriage or engagement" quotes KDramaStars.

In other news, Radcliffe shows a spectacular performance in his romantic comedy film, What If, South China Morning Post reports despite its storyline that is said to be extremely bland. The film premiered last January 8.

Radcliffe played the role of Wallace, a medical school dropout who turned to the profession of technical writer. He then meets animator, Chantry, played by Zoe Kanzan. The two cross-paths in a party and it is noted that they are attracted to each other but they decided to be friends because Chantry is in a relationship with Ben, played by Rafe Spall. However, Wallace can't help but fall in love with Chantry which leads to a couple of twists and turns with a flair of comedy in it. Also in the film are Adam Driver and Mackenzie Davis

What If was directed by Michael Dowse and set in Toronto, Canada.

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