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Rupert Grint on the Growing Confidence of Ron and More in Half-Blood Prince

Grint Interviews
Posted by: sue
July 09, 2009, 08:01 AM

There is a new video interview online with actor Rupert Grint where he speaks to the growing confidence of his character Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Filmed on the set of the sixth film, you can watch video where he discusses Quidditch love and Felix Felicis here. Also be sure to read a new profile of Rupert Grint here in the Times, where he reflects back on learning his craft over the years and growing as an actor. Quotage:

In short, Ron gets a girlfriend, Hermione pines for Ron and Harry kisses Ginny Weasley (Bonnie Wright). Better still, the young cast, famed for delivering declamatory nails-along-the-blackboard performances, here do, gasp, “proper acting” .“Yes,” Grint confesses, “I’ve noticed that in the early days I was just reading my lines. I wasn’t really acting. But over the years, and especially with the different directors we’ve had, you try to give more.”

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1293 Points

First, yeah!!!! Very interesting interview, especialy this description of Lavender….

Posted by Petra on July 09, 2009, 08:13 AM report to moderator
9414 Points

Oh, Won-Won!

Posted by sakuranbo07 on July 09, 2009, 08:15 AM report to moderator
337 Points

won-won & lav-lav.

Posted by Mugglejeff on July 09, 2009, 08:17 AM report to moderator
2482 Points

not sure about the comment “the young cast, famed for delivering declamatory nails-along-the-blackboard performances”…

Posted by ele0206 -ROAR- on July 09, 2009, 08:29 AM report to moderator
3703 Points

I can’t wait for HBP! Five more days, people! FIVE!

Posted by Christine on July 09, 2009, 08:33 AM report to moderator
594 Points

I quite liked that interview. None of us “regular mortals” can even remotely imagine what it’s been like for Rupert, Emma and Dan, to be growing up as the faces of these literary characters adored in every single corner of the world. I’m really happy they all seem to have turned out extremely well, despite the fame and all that comes with it.

Posted by MischiefManaged on July 09, 2009, 08:43 AM report to moderator
288 Points

The way he talks, the first few films should not be enjoyable due to the bad performances of the kids. RUBBISH!

Posted by Fereverto on July 09, 2009, 09:04 AM report to moderator
1642 Points

I love you!

Posted by Matea on July 09, 2009, 09:30 AM report to moderator
16258 Points

cool. Hes pretty funny.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on July 09, 2009, 10:16 AM report to moderator
4630 Points

The interview wasn’t much new, but it’s good to know that they’re using he Felix bit with Ron!

Posted by Live Laugh Love Potter ♥ROAR♥ on July 09, 2009, 11:54 AM report to moderator
4151 Points

oh Rupert :] nice interview.

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on July 09, 2009, 12:29 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Good job Rup!

Posted by Won_Two on July 09, 2009, 01:31 PM report to moderator
730 Points

Great clip!! I love Rupert!! :)

Posted by RavenclawDancer on July 09, 2009, 02:45 PM report to moderator
2976 Points

I love Rupert’s interviews these days. He seems a lot more comfortable than he used to :)

Posted by Jade Danielle (WBM) on July 09, 2009, 02:46 PM report to moderator
4452 Points

will watch the interviews in a sec…. hasnt myleaky got a bit… quiet recently?

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