Vulture's CBGB Interview with Rupert Grint: "You could really feel like we were punk."

Gearing up for this week's CBGB release, pop culture website Vulture have posted a great new interview with Rupert. 

First and foremost, he discusses his absence from popular social media website Twitter saying, "A lot of people have already said that I should give it a go, but I don't think I'd be very good at it! It's just not something ... I'm not great at any of those things, really. Maybe one day, though."

We did, however, manage to squeeze one tweet out of him during last year's CBGB set visit. See it here!

One of the hottest topics for the film is undeniably when Rupert, as Cheetah, drops trou during one scene:

And you didn't end up having to hide any butt tattoos, either, right? Tom Felton started a rumor during the promotion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that you guys were all going to get cast tattoos, à la The Fellowship of the Ring. I think it was something like lightning bolts on your left buttocks?
Oh, yeah. I kind of vaguely remember that. I'm still up for that. We were actually seriously thinking about it. It wasn't just a joke. There were loads of people that said, "We'll get them." To mark the end of an era, I guess. But it never actually happened in the end. If I did do it, they have cover-up makeup, right? I could cover it up if I had to? That would work.

As well as a beautiful comment on working with Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) again:

Did you feel any echoes of Ron and Snape in the scene where Cheetah first meets Hilly? Because you're being so polite and calling Alan Rickman sir ...
Yeah, I was kind of getting flashbacks. I love Alan. He's one of my favorites, and he was completely transformed. I was surprised when I saw him. He was just completely in that zone, as he was when he was Snape, when he was quite intimidating. And yeah, when I was doing that first scene, it was weird! I was getting flashbacks of when I was 11, because I kind of grew up with him, really, in a weird way, so he's been in my life for a long time. So it was kind of cool to see him out of that world and in a completely new environment.

Read the full interview here.

Be sure to stay tuned to, as we report from tonight's NYC premiere as well as hosting a Hangout On Air with the one and only Cheetah Chrome on Thursday!

[Thanks, Jennifer!]

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Submitted by Claire on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 11:23
HuffPost Interviews Rupert Grint, Cheetah Chrome and CBGB Director Randall Miller

Earlier this afternoon, HuffPost Live hosted an interview via Google Hangout and Skype with Rupert, Cheetah Chrome and CBGB film director Randall Miller as guests.

Rupert joins the interview at 11:18 and discusses playing Cheetah Chrome on screen, an edgier role for his post-Potter career, and his interest in the punk music scene.

"The whole punk scene is something I’ve been quite passionate about, particularly when I was younger. I was really into all those bands: Talking Heads, Sex Pistols…"

Cheetah also talks about how he felt to have Rupert playing him in the film:

“I think he did a brilliant job… He had the voice dead on, and I was really, really happy and very honored to have him play me.”

When asked how he integrated the drug lifestyle surrounding CBGB into his portrayal of Cheetah, Rupert explains that he used a mumbly voice, to which Cheetah adds "that was my advice… the mumble."

"It was very helpful…" Rupert adds, "particularly with the American accent – I could hide that behind the mumbling."

Thanks to CBGB's PointBurst for the heads up on the interview!

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Submitted by Aubrey on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 17:53
Rupert Grint's Hunger TV Feature Now Online

After a fantastic sneak peek last month, Rupert’s response to Jamie Campbell-Bower in Hunger TV’s “I Dare You” series is now available online.


"Oh my God." Rupert says. "It's tempting, hahaha. I don't know if I can do that! Can I do a section?!"

Rupert goes on to dare Rusel Tovey ("What Remains") to "milk one of my llamas teats”.

Also appearing in the issue is a fashion shoot with Cherrybomb co-star Robert Sheehan, who’ll begin filming “The Mortal Instruments 2: City of Ashes” with Jamie Campbell Bower soon. Going along with the “I Dare You” theme, Robert dared Rupert “to dye his hair blue”.

We may soon be seeing a shaved, blue Rupert.

Boys will be boys?

Aside from their playful daring,  Rupert did comment upon his upcoming projects saying that he looks for “weird experiences and something completely different” in new film roles.


More information on the interview can be found at


[With thanks to Rupert Grint Peruvian Fans, 82 stills from the interview are now online for your viewing pleasure. Thanks guys!]

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Submitted by Claire on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 04:28
Happy Birthday, Max!

Today, all of us at would like to wish our fabulous Content Editor, Max, a fantastic birthday!


Max has been with for a little over a year now, providing and editing site content. We're so happy to have you here, and we hope your day is absolutely perfect!

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Submitted by Aubrey on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 06:26
CBGB Promotional Images & Theatre Listing

Two new promotional images, featuring Rupert, have been released via CBGB's PointBurst application, a Fan Access website geared towards providing followers with exclusive, first look content from the production team!

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For more photos, promotional material, contests and behind the scenes looks, like CBGB on Facebook and sign up for Fan Access via PointBurst!

CBGB has also released a list of theatres that will be showing the film, beginning on October 17th! View the list HERE to see if the film will be coming to a theatre near you!

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Submitted by Aubrey on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 10:54
Rupert Grint to Voice Lead in New Animated Feature "Foosball"

Variety has today broken the news that Rupert will voice the lead character, Amadeo, in the English-language adaptation of Juan Jose Campanella's animated adventure "Foosball".

Amadeo is described as a "shy table soccer genius" whose foosball figures come to life, helping him save both his local town and childhood sweetheart from the clutches of a crazed soccer superstar.

The film opened this week's San Sebastián film festival and is in the final stages of production for English release, making it's debut at the London Film Festival on October 19th. The article also announces that Foosball will have its initial release in the U.K. 

With a jam-packed winter including CBGB, NDCC, Mojo and now Foosball, which project of Rupert's are you most excited to see?! 

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Submitted by Claire on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 10:04
First Enemy of Man Poster and Social Media Sites!

As things gear up across the board for many of Rupert's projects this month, the first poster for Enemy of Man has now been released, offering us another glimpse of Rupert in the role of Rosse.

Setting the tone of the movie, the accompanying caption reads:

"A war hero and the lure of ambition and descent into hell. An adaptation of Macbeth."

If, like us, you're dying to see more, the film's official website, as well as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are also now online.

Filming will begin in January with Rupert starring alongside Sean Bean as Macbeth. See more pictures, taken from filming for the trailer, here.

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Submitted by Claire on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 13:35
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