Alex Lawther is VERY different to the character he plays.
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Alex Lawther: 13 Surprising Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About The Rising Star
2. Alex Lawther is VERY different to the character he plays.
Alex has said that the thing that originally interested him about James was, "I found James so far from anything I recognized within myself. Very cold, closed and violent. I’d like to think that I’m not any of those things." To prove the point, here's a picture of James' crispy hand after putting it in a deep fat fryer as a child (yes, it's makeup!).