However, it was Radcliffe who convinced director Chris Columbus to approve the outfits.'When I first got there they had done drawings of what Lucius would look like, a pin-stripe suit and salt and pepper hair.' I thought, “This is the one chance where I'll get in life to play a wizard, so I begged them for a wig and velvet and luckily they went along with it," the Daily Express quoted Isaacs.
"We went down on set to show the director and he did a double take at me and they said, It's Jason, Lucius Malfoy'', and he said, ''We've done drawings of you", and I said, “I want to look like a wizard... can I have a cane or walking stick, I can get the wand out of it", and they said, ''We can't do that, wands come out of people's sleeves''. He added, “Daniel, who was standing there, said, “I think it'd be really cool!" and Chris said, “Alright, let's do that then."