Radcliffe, who has been receiving death threats from the stalker, fears that his beloved pets Binka and Nugget will be kidnapped and killed. The actor also asked for a total number of 15 SAS men to guard him. However, he was assigned only four ex-SAS officers by his management who told him: "You're Harry Potter, not J-Lo!". Insiders say that the nature and details of the threat, received through Warner Bros, is unclear.
[an error occurred while processing this directive]However, a security source revealed that bosses are taking the threat seriously and ordered Radcliffe's protection at all times on set and to and from shoots. "There is a real concern for Daniel's welfare. The bigwigs haven't said what has been going on. It's all hush-hush but security has been massively ramped up," the source said.
The actor has also been provided with a "chase car" which follows the vehicle in which he is travelling in case of emergency.