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1. New Trailer for Rupert Grint’s “Moonwalkers”


A new trailer has been released for Rupert Grint’s new movie, Moonwalkers. This trailer is different than the Japanese trailer, showing new scenes in addition to being in English. The film has been screened at film festivals in France, Japan, South Korea and the USA. According to IMDB, the will be hitting the theaters in January 2016 for France and the USA, as well as this Saturday, November 14th, in Japan.

Indiewire reported on the film, saying:


Hollywood really likes making movies about and or related to Stanley Kubrick. There’s “Color Me Kubrick” with John Malkovich, it feels like every year there’s some Kubrick-related script on the Black List, and this year we have “Moonwalkers” which is about that conspiracy theory that Apollo 11 never actually happened and in reality, Stanley Kubrick, secretly shot the famous images of the moon landing in a studio, working for the U.S. administration.

Set in swinging sixties London, it focuses on a stubborn CIA agent (Ron Perlman a.k.a. “Hellboy“) who can’t find Kubrick but instead is forced to team up with the lousy manager of a seedy rock band (Rupert Grint) to develop the biggest con of all time: staging the moon landing. The film made its world premiere earlier this year at the 2015 SXSW where is was described as a “riotous, high-tempo action-comedy.”


The two leading men, Rupert Grint and Ron Perlman (who will also be starring in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), can be seen in the trailer below.


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2. More details on ‘A Celebration of Harry Potter’ 2016!

Universal Studios Orlando have released more details about their third annual A Celebration of Harry Potter, taking place at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Orlando in 2016!

“Explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Hogsmeade™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure®and Diagon Alley™ at Universal Studios®. Dine at the Leaky Cauldron™ and the Three Broomsticks™, see a wand choose a wizard at Ollivanders™, then ride Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ and other thrilling attractions. With your park-to-park admission, you can even ride between both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ on the Hogwarts™ Express°” 

A Celebration of Harry Potter™ is an unforgettable event where the magic of Harry Potter™ continues, and it’s only at Universal Orlando Resort.

Behind the Thrills reports the guest list, who will be taking part throughout the event, and in Q&A sessions:

  • Rupert Grint  (Ron Weasley)
  • Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom)
  • Katie Leung (Cho Chang)
  • Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)
  • Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)
  • Pierre Brohanna (Head Prop Maker for the film franchise)
  • Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina of MinaLima (established the visual graphic style of the films)
  • Paul Harris (wand combat choreographer for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)
  • The creators and talent that have made Harry Potter: The Exhibition a global touring phenomenon.

Guests will also be able to attend wand combat classes and take part in a huge Expo!

“Make your way through interactive displays in this one-of-a-kind collection of Harry Potter™ themed props, movie sets, artwork and more. This year we’re excited to welcome back Harry Potter™ The Exhibition, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, MinaLima, Pottermore and Scholastic as part of A Celebration of Harry Potter™ Expo.”

Universal have also announced details of various panels and demonstration events on their website.

The event will be held in Universal Studios Orlando from January 29th – 31st 2016. Read more and purchase tickets on the Universal Studios website here, and take a look back at last year’s event below!

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3. Rupert Grint supports Fighting Cancer through “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning”!

Like many of those in the Potter Universe, Rupert Grint is a big supporter of charities. This time he is showing support for those battling cancer, by contributing to a charity event called World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The charity’s website states:

Catch up over a cuppa, enjoy some gorgeous treats – and the money you raise at your Coffee Morning will help us make sure no one has to face cancer alone. Sign up for your free Coffee Morning Kit, filled with everything you need to host a brilliant get together.

According to the site, last year’s fundraiser brought in over 25 million British pounds. You may sign up and donate to support the cause on the charities website. If you are in short supply of baking ideas, Rupert Grint has come to the rescue. Rupert showed his support by contributing a recipe to the site’s baking ideas. The recipe for Rupert’s Stem Ginger and Dark Chocolate Biscuits can be found on the website, here.


They look delicious.

The Ice Cream Man recommends doing so while watching the Celebrity Taste Makers episode starring Rupert Grint.

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4. Rupert Grint Presents Pride of Britain Award

Sohana Collins is not your typical awards-show honoree, but two superstars are presenting her with an award this week– David Beckham and Rupert Grint.  Collins is the recipient of a 2015 Pride of Britain Award, a special honor sponsored by the Daily Mirror that celebrates the achievements of Britain’s unsung heroes.  The winners are “ordinary” people whose lives have made a positive impact on the nation.

Collins is receiving the Teenager of Courage Award for her inspiring battle with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, a frightening genetic skin disease where even the smallest scratch can become a blistering wound.  Sohanna writes that it feels like “painful burns that don’t heal.”  While the pain from her disease never ceases, Sohana doesn’t let it stop her.  At just 13 years old, she has already inspired a foundation, the Sohana Research Fund, to raise money to help others struggling with the same genetic disorder.

At the awards ceremony, Rupert Grint presented Sohana Collins with her award and a special witch’s broom, while David Beckham spoke of how wonderful it was to celebrate “such an amazing young lady.”

The 2015 Pride of Britain Awards will be broadcast October 1st at 8 pm BST on ITV.

To read more about Sohana Collins, see the Daily Mirror article, here; to support the Sohana Research Fund, donate here.


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5. Rupert Grint Set to Star in a Comic Book-themed Television Pilot

Den of Geek reports that Rupert Grint is working on a pilot episode for an NBC TV show, where he is set to play a son of a comic book creator. According to Den of Geek,


The pilot has been written by Ugly Bettycreator Silvio Horta, based on an original idea from Secrets & Lies producer Aaron Kaplan. The as-yet-untitled drama has apparently been put together especially for Grint, a life-long comic book fan.


Grint it set to play a character named Rupert, who is described by Deadline  as “a low-level New York office drone obsessed with Imperial City, a comic book series his father created before his death.” After owning the first nine issues of the comic book series for his whole life, Rupert finds out that there is a tenth issue and that the world of Imperial City is actually real and that he is the only one who can save it.

The studio behind the idea for the pilot is Warner Bros, with assistance from Silent H Productions and Kapital Entertainment. And as mentioned before, the show is developed by NBC.

As many readers may recall, Rupert was once apart of another TV show project for CBS, called Super Clyde. The show also had a heavy comic book presence, and Grint was to play a slightly neurotic wealthy young man who was a comic book fanatic and wanted to be a super hero, almost like Bruce Wayne. The pilot episode did not get picked up by the network (CBS).



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6. More on Rupert Grint in ‘Moonwalkers’!

Ice Cream Man recently highlighted the release of new Moonwalkers material on the film’s official Facebook page, including a new clip, stills and a promotional shoot.

The clip features Rupert Grint, Ron Perlman and Robert Sheehan – you can watch it here.

A brand new interview with Rupert Grint was also released on the Facebook page yesterday, which you can see at this link.

The plot of the film is as follows:

“What if Apollo 11 never actually made it? What if, in reality, Stanley Kubrick secretly shot the famous images of the moon landing in a studio, working for the US administration?

This is the premise of a totally plausible conspiracy theory that takes us to swinging sixties London, where a stubborn CIA agent (Ron Perlman) will never find Kubrick but instead is forced to team up with a lousy manager (Rupert Grint) of a seedy rock band to develop the biggest con of all time.”

They have also recently released a new still, again featuring Rupert, Ron, and Robbie:


You can view more stills in Ice Cream Man‘s gallery here.

Rupert also appears in a promotional shoot for the film (below):


The comedy is set to be released in Japan on November 14th. Watch the trailer here and some promotional clips here!

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7. Happy Birthday Rupert Grint!

Today, August 24, marks the birthday of the beloved Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley). Mr. Grint turns 24 on the 24th! (This is called a "Golden Birthday"). Please join us in wishing Rupert a happy Golden Birthday!

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8. Rupert Grint to Narrate "We Are Aliens"

It has been reported that Rupert Grint will be narrating We Are Aliens, a new Fulldome show that asks the question "are we alone in the universe?". The 25-minute show will premiere at The National Space Center this October before it is released across the UK. A picture of Mr. Grint and the creators of the show can be see below. The creators of the show released a statement, saying:

Yes, Mr Rupert Grint is the narrator of We Are Aliens! Deep in the heart of London Max, Paul and one of our 3.0s met Rupert to record the soundtrack to our new Fulldome show that asks, are we alone in the Universe?
Rupert’s young and charming tone is perfect for the show and we’re very excited that he’s been involved.

Thank you to Ice Cream Man for the tip!

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9. Rupert Grint’s “Moonwalkers” picked up by Alchemy

Rupert Grint’s new movie, Moonwalkers, made its debut at the SXSW film festival, and was picked up by Alchemy. Alchemy bought all the North American rights to the movie upon seeing it’s world premiere. Variety reports:

Ron PerlmanRupert Grint and Robert Sheehan star in “Moonwalkers,” based on the premise that Stanley Kubrick secretly shot the famous images of the moon landing in a studio, working for the U.S. government. Perlman portrays a CIA agent who teams with Grint, the manager of of a seedy rock band.

The film was written by Dean Craig. Georges Bermann (Partizan Films) produced and Sylvain Goldberg, Serge de Poucques, Peter de Maegd, Tom Hameeuw and Grégoire Melin served as co-producers.

Alchemy’s Jeff Deutchman negotiated the deal with Melin and Ram Murali of Kinology and UTA Independent Film Group on behalf of the filmmakers.

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10. Listening to Rupert Grint

Looking for an audio book for your last road trip of the summer?  Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) narrates the audio books editions of British author Liz Pichon’s series of Tom Gates books.

In the first book, The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, fifth-grader Tom tells a comic tale of teacher-misunderstandings, a tormented teenage sister, concert tickets, and rock bands through a diary-style narrative.

Grint’s friendly voice and child-like persona fit the story perfectly, and listening brings scenes from the early Harry Potter films to mind, when Grint himself was about the same age as Tom Gates.  (Ever wonder what Tom would think of bogie-flavored beans?)

Grint brings not only the voice of Tom Gates to life, but also Gates’ imitations of the people he knows.  Grint differentiates between them all and gives each character a personality.  Had the audio effects been less obtrusive, Grint’s performance would have shone even more, but all of the loud sounds and noises are probably just what a fifth-grade boy would want in his audio diary.

Listen here for a sample of the audio book available from Bolinda Publishing, and thank you, Ice Cream Man, for the information.

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11. Happy Birthday, Rupert Grint!

Today is the birthday of one of our favorite gingers, Rupert Grint.  Born on August 24, 1988, Grint turns 27 today.

Earlier this year, Rupert Grint felt it was time to trade in the old ice cream truck for something faster, so here’s a video about the 1980s Ferrari Testarossa in tribute.

Please join us in wishing Rupert Grint a happy birthday– and enjoy the new ride!

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12. Rupert Grint featured in New “Moonwalkers” Trailer

Rupert Grint’s new movie, Moonwalkers, is set to release in Japan on November 14. (The film made it’s USA debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival, and was shown at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea.) Just in time for Rupert Grint’s birthday, Japan released a new trailer of the film.

The trailer is mostly in English, with Japanese voice over and subtitles. It can be viewed below. The movie is rated R, and the trailer is not suitable for young audiences.


Thank you to The Ice Cream Man for the heads up!

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13. UPDATE: Tom Felton, Rupert Grint and the Phelps twins attend Fan Expo Canada

Fan Expo Canada 2015 took place over the weekend, and details of each panel are slowly being revealed.

Saturday marked the day of the Hogwarts Reunion panel – featuring Tom Felton, Rupert Grint and James and Oliver Phelps – and on Sunday the Harry Potter cast members took part in autograph and photo sessions. The convention was the first fan event that Rupert Grint had attended.

In his own panel on Friday, Tom spoke of his visit to Universal Studios in Japan. Tribute Canada‘s article reported:

‘He mentioned that he did try the butter beer and found it very sweet and felt like he was drinking a thousand calories. He told fans he enjoyed playing Draco, saying, “There’s something about playing a slimy little git that’s fun.”

He said that Rupert Grint (Ron) often got a case of the giggles while filming. He spoke of the transition from Richard Harris to Michael Gambon as Dumbledore, saying it was a smooth one. While Harris had a powerful voice, Gambon had everyone laughing and trying to keep the mood light. Fishing is still a big hobby for Felton, and he has fished by the St. Lawrence River and even in Vancouver. He expressed his love for Canada.’

You can read more about the various panels in Tribute’s article here.

SnitchSeeker also attended the Hogwarts Reunion panel event on Saturday.

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Their article reported that the actors talked about various topics, such as their best and worst memories and characters, and Tom Felton spoke about a conversation with J.K. Rowling regarding Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:

‘Tom Felton revealed that he spoke to J.K. Rowling about two months ago and tried to get information about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and while she wouldn’t tell him much, she joked that he and other Harry Potter actors would have background roles.’

SnitchSeeker also gave a list detailing main points from the Hogwarts Reunion panel, which can be read at the end of their article here.  The panel sounded brilliant, and one of our favourite moments to read about in SnitchSeeker’s article was:

‘Oliver said his least favourite dead character was Hedwig because on set of the second movie there was a evil owl in the car’.

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Videos of the panels will reportedly be released by SnitchSeeker soon, so keep posted at their website here!

Ice Cream Man (infamous Rupert Grint news source) were also reporting on the event based on visitor experiences, and gave a list of quotes from the panel in their article:

‘“We grew up on those sets. We kind of became the people we are today on those sets.”

“My Little Pony. A Brony. The Brony thing.” – On what Rupert would cosplay

“Yeah, I’d never get rid of that. It’s my prize possession.” – Rupert on his ice cream van. He also mentioned he doesn’t drive it around any more because ice cream men can be territorial and he doesn’t want to start a turf war

“I always say Rupert as the next Bond. The world is ready for a ginger Bond.” – From Tom’

Ice Cream Man also published a gallery of photos from the event, featuring the four cast members with various fans. The gallery can be seen here.

Fan Expo Canada’s Twitter has been flooded over the weekend with photos, videos and live tweets from panels,  you can read the ones on the Hogwarts Reunion panel below (click to expand):

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They retweeted some great photos from the event:

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Tom, James and Oliver also tweeted their farewells and thanks to the Expo:

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It certainly sounded like an amazing weekend, and we hope those of you who were lucky enough to attend had a great time!

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14. Rupert Grint in ‘Celebrity Tastemakers’ and ‘Moonwalkers’ Screening

Rupert Grint appeared on the Celebrity Taste Makers show earlier this year, and several clips have started to emerge from the production company:

“It does look like a snail, actually” Rupert says, as he tries a snail for the first time in this clip:

Also published for us to enjoy were the first two parts of an exclusive interview with Rupert (below):

Last weekend also marked the screening of Rupert Grint’s appearance in Moonwalkers at the L’Étrange Festival in France, which reportedly earned standing ovations, great reviews and the Audience Award. Join us here at The Leaky Cauldron in congratulating Rupert and the rest of the cast and crew!

Thanks to Ice Cream Man for the heads up!

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15. Harry Potter Series Nominated for People's Choice Awards, Voting Now Open

This morning, the final nominees were announced for the People's Choice Awards. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is up for several awards, along with its young cast. The categories are:

Favorite Movie: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
Favorite Movie Actor: Daniel Radcliffe
Favorite Action Movie: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
Favorite Movie Star Under 25 Presented by Moviefone: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton
Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
Favorite Book Adaptation: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
Voting is now open, so be sure to place your votes at the PCA website. Winners will be announced during a ceremony airing on CBS on January 11, 2012.

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16. Behind the Scenes of the Harry and Snape Confrontation in "Deathly Hallows: Part 2"

Yahoo! Movies has released two exclusive behind the scenes clips showing the Harry and Snape confrontation in the Great Hall during "Deathly Hallows: Part 2."

The first clip includes an interview with Daniel Radcliffe where he talks about Harry Potter's heroic moment, while the second clip focuses on Snape's role in the scene. Watch them both on this page or below:

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is now available on Blu-ray/DVD in the U.S. and will be released on Dec. 2 in the U.K.

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17. Leaky's Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration Red Carpet Interviews Now Online

Leaky's interviews with cast members and filmmakers from the Harry Potter film series from the red carpet for WB's Harry Potter Home Entertainment Celebration are now online and can be viewed via this link, or below:

PART ONE: Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan), Nick Moran (Scabior), George Harris (Kingsley), David Bradley (Filtch), Rupert Grint (Ron) and Executive Producer David Baron.

PART TWO: Director David Yates, Executive Producer David Heyman, Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)

In these interviews, we get to hear from a number of the cast members about their impressions of the Wizarding World and of how they are feeling now that one of the last big milestones in the Harry Potter films series, the final film's DVD release, is upon them.  We also speak with a few of the filmmakers, who discuss how they feel wrapping up the last eleven years of their lives and dish a little on what we might be able to see on a future Ultimate 8 Film Boxed Set.

The "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" DVD/Blu-ray is available in stores and online in the States now.


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18. New Clip of Rupert Grint from "Into the White"

A video clip of Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) from his first post-Potter film, "Into the White," has been released. In the film, Grint plays a British air force soldier during WII trapped in the mountains of Norway with German soldiers, relying on one another for survival. Watch the clip below, in which Grint puts on a Scouse accent.

"Into the White" will have its world premiere on March 4th in Oslo, Norway. Grint is expected to attend.

Thank you to RupertGrint.net for the news!

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19. ABC Family March "Harry Potter" Marathon Begins Wednesday

Beginning Wednesday, March 14, ABC Family will be kicking off a Harry Potter marathon, airing the first six movies through Sunday, March 18. Exclusive interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson will be interspersed throughout the marathon during commercial breaks.

The complete "Harry Potter" schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, March 14th
7:30 PM – 11:00 PM ET/PT –  “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
Thursday, March 15th
3:30 PM – 7:00 PM ET/PT –    “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM ET/PT –  “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”
Friday, March 16th
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET/PT –    “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM ET/PT –  “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”
Saturday, March 17th 
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM ET/PT –    “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT –    “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM ET/PT – “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”
Sunday, March 18th 
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET/PT – “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”
2:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET/PT –    “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”
5:30 PM – 8:30 AM ET/PT –   “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”
8:30 PM – 12:00 AM ET/PT – “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”

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20. Livestream for Red Carpet Grand Opening of Warner Bros. Studio Tour

The red carpet for the grand opening of Warner Bros. Studio Tour - the Making of Harry Potter is about to get underway! Watch live as the cast and crew of the "Harry Potter" films arrive and speak to presenter Alex Zane. Leaky will have more coverage from the grand opening, so stay tuned!


Watch live streaming video from wbstudiotour at livestream.com

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21. "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Receives 6 MTV Movie Award Nominations

The MTV Movie Award nominations were revealed tonight, and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is up for 6 awards. The final Potter film is nominated for Movie of the Year, and its young cast has also received nominations, including Best Male Performance for Daniel Radcliffe and Best Cast.

See the complete list of nominations for "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" below. Voting is open to the public from tomorrow morning, 8 a.m. EST at MovieAwards.MTV.com. Winners will be announced live at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, June 3rd.

Movie of the Year
"The Hunger Games"
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2"
"The Help"
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
Best Male Performance
Daniel Radcliffe, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2"
Ryan Gosling, "Drive"
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, "50/50"
Josh Hutcherson, "The Hunger Games"
Channing Tatum, "The Vow"
Best Female Performance
Jennifer Lawrence, "The Hunger Games"
Kristin Wiig, "Bridesmaids"
Emma Stone, "Crazy, Stupid, Love"
Emma Watson, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2"
Rooney Mara, "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"

Best Cast
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2"
"The Hunger Games"
"21 Jump Street"
"The Help"

Best Fight

Daniel Radcliffe vs. Ralph Fiennes, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2"

Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig, "The Hunger Games"
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill vs. Kid Gang, "21 Jump Street"
Tom Hardy vs. Joel Edgerton, "Warrior"
Tom Cruise vs. Michelle Nyqvist, "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol"

Best Kiss

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, "Crazy, Stupid, Love"
Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2"

Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, "The Hunger Games"
Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, "The Vow"
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"

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22. Rupert Grint to star in "The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman"

Rupert Grint has been listed in the cast of a new movie called The Necessay Death of Charlie Countryman. According to ScreenDaily Grint will be acting along side Trasnformers star, Shia LaBeouf. The movie has been in production in Berlin, and will be starting a portion of production in Romania May 21. Voltage Pictures, who will back the production of the movie, released a synopsis:

Charlie Countryman was just a normal guy...until he fell in love with the one girl who will probably get him killed. When Charlie meets the absolutely irresistible Gabi she’s already been claimed by Nigel, an insanely violent crime boss with a gang of thugs at his disposal. Armed with little more than his wit and naïve charm, Charlie endures one bruising beat down after another to woo Gabi and keep her out of harm’s way. Finally his exploits of blind valor create such a mess that he’s left with only one way out; to save the girl of his dreams, must Charlie Countryman die?

There is no word yet on what Rupert Grint's role is in the movie.

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23. First Pictures of Rupert Grint in "CBGB"

The first photos of Rupert Grint in CBGB have surfaced. A fan visiting the set in Savannah was able to snap a photo of Grint and his PA, as well as one of Grint and herself. You can view the pictures here, or below.

Thanks to Ice Cream Man for the heads up!

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24. Rupert Grint Runs in Olympic Torch Relay, JK Rowling in Opening Ceremony

It is hectic here in Olympic London, as well as all over the country. Rupert Grint took part in the Olympic Torch Relay, running the ever-lit torch from Middlesex University. He ran the torch down hill to Barnet, near London. The Examiner reports:

One of 8,000 torchbearers who will have made this special 2012 Olympics run once its finally over and that started and will end in London, the 23-year-old actor was eager to take part in the tradition. The thespian did, however, admit to the British press that he is new to running.

Still, as this big run nears its end, Rupert Grint was successful and among the last to carry the official Olympics torch as this seminal symbol of the games heads for Olympic Stadium. There, the last torchbearer will light the cauldron in a dramatic way during the much-anticipated opening ceremony that say with a lot of pomp and circumstance that the games, herewith, begin.

There are images of Rupert available to see online--I am currently experiencing technical difficulties in embedding, my apologies.

In other Olympic news; the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic games has commenced here in London. It may be delayed do to time differences around the world. JK Rowling is taking part in this ceremony. It is a special appearance, and we hope to have footage shortly (as the ceremony is still in progress)! snitchseeker has posted rehearsal images online. The images show Jo reading, and a massive blow-up Voldemort!

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25. Ashley Greene talks about Tom Felton and "CBGB"

SnitchSeeker sat down with Todd Lincoln, the director of Tom Felton's (Draco Malfoy) new movie The Apparition, and Felton's costar Ashley Green. The Apparition hits theaters this Friday, August 24. Ashley Greene also costars with Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) in CBGB. Both Todd Lincoln and Ashley Greene talked about working with Tom Felton. Ashley also talked about acting along side Alan Rickman and meeting Rupert Grint.

Todd Lincoln: His audition was a very bold, effortless, iconic kind of audition. He was great with a lot of the technical terms and on his own he was interested in the paranormal. He watched all these ghost hunter shows and he loves this stuff. And I’d seen him grow as an actor and a person in the Harry Potter films, and he wanted to do something very different and I thought it was cool, this idea of a younger savvier guy being more the leader/expert character with this experiment in this film instead of doing the typical, “Okay, here’s the older character actor that you’re going to bring in and pay a lot of money to for two days.” It just seemed like a fresher choice.

How was it working with Tom Felton, since he’s Harry Potter and you’re Twilight?
Ashley Greene:
 Oh, he’s so sweet. He’s really lovely and it was great. I think he’s a really fantastic actor. He was just very fun to be around. It’s an interesting thing whenever you come from two franchises like that. We chatted a little bit about the madness of it all ... lots of screaming people. And just the intensity of it all, the kind of zero to sixty of it was what we talked about. Coming from not really doing much and then becoming a part of a book series and then it just exploding and becoming this snowball effect. And chatted about how you become family with these people.
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