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July 26, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Rupert Grint, best known for playing ginger-haired wizard Ron Weasley in the "Harry Potter" films, will make his stage debut as a pill-popping thug. Producers announced Friday that Grint will join the cast of Jez Butterworth's "Mojo," opening at London's West End later this year. Ben Whishaw, Daniel Mays and "Downton Abbey's" Brendan Coyle round out the cast in the revival about London's underbelly in 1950s. Ian Rickson, who helmed the "Mojo" original 1995 production at the Royal Court Theatre, will direct.
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October 11, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Attention Harry Potter fans: CBS is giving you a rare chance to check out Rupert Grint's American TV debut in the unaired pilot of the comedy "Super Clyde. " It's not often that a TV show pilot not picked up by the network gets a chance to be seen by the public at large. Especially a half-hour comedy that has no chance of being repurposed as a TV movie. But series creator Greg Garcia, whose "The Millers" also airs on CBS, pushed to get people to see his other comedy show, which will never have a chance to compete for ratings.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 11, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Attention Harry Potter fans: CBS is giving you a rare chance to check out Rupert Grint's American TV debut in the unaired pilot of the comedy "Super Clyde. " It's not often that a TV show pilot not picked up by the network gets a chance to be seen by the public at large. Especially a half-hour comedy that has no chance of being repurposed as a TV movie. But series creator Greg Garcia, whose "The Millers" also airs on CBS, pushed to get people to see his other comedy show, which will never have a chance to compete for ratings.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 26, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Rupert Grint, best known for playing ginger-haired wizard Ron Weasley in the "Harry Potter" films, will make his stage debut as a pill-popping thug. Producers announced Friday that Grint will join the cast of Jez Butterworth's "Mojo," opening at London's West End later this year. Ben Whishaw, Daniel Mays and "Downton Abbey's" Brendan Coyle round out the cast in the revival about London's underbelly in 1950s. Ian Rickson, who helmed the "Mojo" original 1995 production at the Royal Court Theatre, will direct.
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July 3, 2007 | Susan King, Times Staff Writer
"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has received critical acclaim for his appearance on the London stage in the revival of Peter Shaffer's drama "Equus" and was a hoot as a sendup of himself on an episode of HBO's "Extras." But his pal Rupert Grint, the lanky redhead who plays Ron Weasley in the "Potter" films, hasn't had such success in his non-wizarding roles.
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November 10, 2002 | Susan Stewart, Special to The Times
NEW YORK -- Some preteen stars, the kind you want to avoid, are divas in training. Some are picture-perfect. Make that almost perfect. Emma Watson, 12, and Rupert Grint, 14, who play the title character's friends in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," made no missteps as they chatted up the second Potter movie, which opens Friday. During a recent visit to Manhattan, they were pleasant in the extreme.
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July 8, 2009
Premiere: Thousands of "Harry Potter" fans braved rain and hail Tuesday to cheer the cast of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" in London. Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and other cast members, along with the boy wizard's creator, J.K. Rowling, walked up a soggy red carpet. The movie opens around the world July 15.
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November 10, 2011 | By Glenn Whipp, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Not one of the first seven "Harry Potter" movies came within sniffing distance of a best picture nomination. But now that the series has ended on a high note, that may change. Take the following quiz to see if you will be voting "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2" for best picture. 1) Read the "Potter" books: Before seeing the movies. (10) After the movies inspired me to go back to the source material. (5) Uh … you do know they're for children, right?
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July 5, 2009
While working on the series' sixth film, the actors talk to Times writer Geoff Boucher about 'The Half-Blood Prince,' music, friendship and getting older. -- 'Potter' trio looks beyond graduation There were so many faces. "Thousands. It felt like every kid in England wanted to be in the first 'Harry Potter' film."
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October 28, 2010
The redheaded actor had never appeared on film until he made his debut as Ron Weasley in 2001's "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. " Since being cast in the world's biggest franchise, he's made smaller movies in Britain, including the 2006 dramedy "Driving Lessons," starring as an awkward teenager opposite Julie Walters, the actress who plays Ron's mother, Molly, in the "Potter" series. He also played a rebellious Irish teen in the 2009 drama "Cherrybomb," which played on the festival circuit.
NEWS
November 10, 2011 | By Glenn Whipp, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Not one of the first seven "Harry Potter" movies came within sniffing distance of a best picture nomination. But now that the series has ended on a high note, that may change. Take the following quiz to see if you will be voting "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2" for best picture. 1) Read the "Potter" books: Before seeing the movies. (10) After the movies inspired me to go back to the source material. (5) Uh … you do know they're for children, right?
ENTERTAINMENT
October 28, 2010
The redheaded actor had never appeared on film until he made his debut as Ron Weasley in 2001's "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. " Since being cast in the world's biggest franchise, he's made smaller movies in Britain, including the 2006 dramedy "Driving Lessons," starring as an awkward teenager opposite Julie Walters, the actress who plays Ron's mother, Molly, in the "Potter" series. He also played a rebellious Irish teen in the 2009 drama "Cherrybomb," which played on the festival circuit.
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October 28, 2010 | By Susan King, Los Angeles Times
With the long-running " Harry Potter" franchise beginning to draw to a close, the three young actors who star in the epic fantasy films are finding themselves at the dawn of a new stage of their careers. Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe, is preparing to star in February in a Broadway revival of the Frank Loesser musical classic "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," in addition to lining up new movie roles. Emma Watson, who plays the studious Hermione Granger, is attending Brown University in Rhode Island and will appear in the movie "My Week With Marilyn," set for release next year.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2009
Premiere: Thousands of "Harry Potter" fans braved rain and hail Tuesday to cheer the cast of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" in London. Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and other cast members, along with the boy wizard's creator, J.K. Rowling, walked up a soggy red carpet. The movie opens around the world July 15.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 5, 2009
While working on the series' sixth film, the actors talk to Times writer Geoff Boucher about 'The Half-Blood Prince,' music, friendship and getting older. -- 'Potter' trio looks beyond graduation There were so many faces. "Thousands. It felt like every kid in England wanted to be in the first 'Harry Potter' film."
ENTERTAINMENT
July 3, 2007 | Susan King, Times Staff Writer
"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has received critical acclaim for his appearance on the London stage in the revival of Peter Shaffer's drama "Equus" and was a hoot as a sendup of himself on an episode of HBO's "Extras." But his pal Rupert Grint, the lanky redhead who plays Ron Weasley in the "Potter" films, hasn't had such success in his non-wizarding roles.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 28, 2010 | By Susan King, Los Angeles Times
With the long-running " Harry Potter" franchise beginning to draw to a close, the three young actors who star in the epic fantasy films are finding themselves at the dawn of a new stage of their careers. Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe, is preparing to star in February in a Broadway revival of the Frank Loesser musical classic "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," in addition to lining up new movie roles. Emma Watson, who plays the studious Hermione Granger, is attending Brown University in Rhode Island and will appear in the movie "My Week With Marilyn," set for release next year.
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February 3, 2006
Sequels ahead: Filming will begin in England next week on "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint teaming under the direction of Britain's David Yates, Warner Bros. said Thursday.
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November 10, 2002 | Susan Stewart, Special to The Times
NEW YORK -- Some preteen stars, the kind you want to avoid, are divas in training. Some are picture-perfect. Make that almost perfect. Emma Watson, 12, and Rupert Grint, 14, who play the title character's friends in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," made no missteps as they chatted up the second Potter movie, which opens Friday. During a recent visit to Manhattan, they were pleasant in the extreme.
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