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Rupert Grint to Appear at Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration; Wins at BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards

Posted by: Edward
October 09, 2011, 11:11 PM

We have two bits of Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) news to share with you this evening.  First, Mr. Grint has been added to the list of Harry Potter cast members scheduled to appear at WB's Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration, formally titled the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter November Celebration," at Universal Orlando Resort.  As readers will recall, James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick, Griphook), Evanna Lynch ( Luna Lovegood), Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley), David Bradley (Argus Filch), Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) have been previously scheduled to appear as part of the event which takes place at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter from November 11th - 13th.

Secondly, Mr. Grint was the recipient of the Best British Actor at tonight's BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.  Nominated for his performance in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," the actor joked upon acceptance by saying, "I’m just the ginger one in the background, this shouldn’t be happening!"  A photo of Mr. Grint accepting the award may be seen via this link.

Many thanks to Hypable for the tip!

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80450 Points

Very, very cool…

Posted by Won_Two on October 10, 2011, 12:40 AM report to moderator
11771 Points

Well done, Rupert. Such a nice, modest young man.

Posted by Valeria-Johanna on October 10, 2011, 02:32 AM report to moderator
56 Points

I still think that matthew deserves it more though :p

Posted by joe11093 on October 10, 2011, 02:46 AM report to moderator
1326 Points

ah its so exciting!!! :DDDDD

Posted by FutureJKR (Cassia Hart) *ROAR!!* on October 10, 2011, 03:50 AM report to moderator
103 Points

I don’t know who were the other nominees for this award but I’m very happy he won he deserves it

Posted by daldula on October 10, 2011, 05:05 AM report to moderator
267 Points

Cool! Well deserved and well said! So humble!

Posted by agarwalsonika7 on October 10, 2011, 06:37 AM report to moderator
4452 Points

Woo :D

114 Points

I’m really happy that he won that award because he deserves it! :) And it’s so cute to see how modest he is with that line about him being the ginger one in the background. He really shouldn’t think like that about himself, Harry Potter wouldn’t be the same without him!!

Posted by ChaserHolly108 on October 10, 2011, 09:39 AM report to moderator
28416 Points

He’s such a lovely young man, and so modest, I’m really pleased he’s finally getting some recognition for his portrayal of Ron, he was excellent in both DH films and HBP too, in fact he’s always been my favourite because he seems so natural.

Posted by moglet [ITC!] on October 10, 2011, 11:55 AM report to moderator
20981 Points

Kudos to you Rupert! =)

Posted by LunaLuver on October 10, 2011, 04:39 PM report to moderator
4138 Points

Well done :) He totally deserved it!!!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on October 10, 2011, 04:41 PM report to moderator
558 Points

we love you rupert!

Posted by harrypotter4258 on October 10, 2011, 06:26 PM report to moderator
10471 Points

That’s amazing! But, Rupert, you’re not just the hot ginger like you say you are, you contribute so much to the Harry Potter franchise that you deserve the award! <333

Posted by . on October 10, 2011, 07:46 PM report to moderator
39 Points

Makes we seriously wish I lived in Orlando.

Posted by mad_maggie01 on October 11, 2011, 03:52 PM report to moderator
1527 Points

Ron is no way the ‘ginger in the background’, nor is he the ‘sidekick’, he is one of the awesomnest fictional ginger’s ever! In fact he is THE awesomnest fictional ginger ever!

Posted by Livi22-((ROAR!)) on October 12, 2011, 01:10 PM report to moderator
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