The actor's voice can be heard alongside other stars who died from the disease, including Sir John Hurt and Aretha Franklin.
The Hollywood actor said his children still bring up his decision.
LONDON (Reuters) — Emma Thompson has said she is not taking part in a short Love Actually sequel for Britain’s Comic Relief charity appeal because it is “too soon” to reprise her role in the romantic comedy after the death last year of co-star Alan Rickman.
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The 56-year-old picked up the Award For Comedy for The Legend Of Barney Thomson at the Evening Standard British Film Award ceremony, and talked of her “dearest” pal who died last month from pancreatic cancer aged 69. Emma said about the actor when she accepted her prize from actor Stanley Tucci: “I’d like to commit this moment in time to dearest Alan Rickman who many of us are dearly missing tonight.
Harry Potter star Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in the movie franchise, paid a Twitter tribute to co-star Alan Rickman who sadly died on Thursday. Emma grew up on the Harry Potter set and starred alongside Alan who played potions’s master Severus Snape. In a Facebook post she remembered “the special man and actor” writing “I’ll really miss our conversations.
The death of legendary actor Alan Rickman, aged 69, has drawn tributes from around the world. The star of ‘Die Hard’, ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Love Actually’ lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, sending shockwaves through his legions of fans, with famous names taking to social media to share their grief