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


Jul 09, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

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

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

Avatar ImagePetra says: First, yeah!!!! Very interesting interview, especialy this description of Lavender....Avatar Imagesakuranbo07 says: Oh, Won-Won!Avatar ImageMugglejeff says: won-won & lav-lav. Avatar Imageele0206 says: not sure about the comment "the young cast, famed for delivering declamatory nails-along-the-blackboard performances"...Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: I can't wait for HBP! Five more days, people! FIVE!Avatar Image-MischiefManaged- says: 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.Avatar ImageFereverto says: The way he talks, the first few films should not be enjoyable due to the bad performances of the kids. RUBBISH!Avatar ImageMatea says: I love you!Avatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: cool. Hes pretty funny.Avatar ImageLivelaughlovepotter says: The interview wasn't much new, but it's good to know that they're using he Felix bit with Ron!Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: oh Rupert :] nice interview.Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Good job Rup!Avatar ImageA Chocolate Frog says: Great clip!! I love Rupert!! :)Avatar ImageJadeDanielle says: I love Rupert's interviews these days. He seems a lot more comfortable than he used to :)Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: will watch the interviews in a sec.... hasnt myleaky got a bit... quiet recently?Avatar ImageJTEL99 says: I actually liked his acting in the earlier movies, lol! :-DAvatar ImageKC Nox says: rupert is hilarious! Avatar Imagehermyone08 says: glad to watch any interview with rupert in it! :)

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