Rupert Grint Chronology: November - December 2002

3 November 2002: The month started out packed and busy with the London World Premiere of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets!



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10 November 2002: Just a week later and the cast was back in the United States, this time to premiere the second Potter film in New York City!



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12 November 2002:
"Rupert Grint Chamber of Secrets: Full Interview," CBBC Newsround

Q: What was your favourite scene?
A: Slug scene, definitely. That was so fun because they had all these different flavours of slug slime. There was chocolate, there was lemon, there was orange, there was peppermint. All these different flavours – they made them taste really nice.


Q: You’re scared of spiders – what was it like doing scenes with them?
A: I hate them – even rubber ones I get scared of. Luckily some of them were CGI [computer graphics]. But that big car-sized one, that was actually there unfortunately. So that wasn’t my favourite scene to film.

13 November 2002: Rupert made an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Along with Adam Sandler, he guys tasted some Bertie Botts Every Flavour Beans and chatted about Chamber of Secrets! Download the video.

"It's Simply Magic," The Sunday Sun

The same applies to his famous but very down to earth young co-stars Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger and Rupert Grint, who appears as Ron Weasley.


“I get recognised too sometimes,” chips in 14-year-old Rupert. 'I’ve tried different disguises and stuff but it doesn’t work, apart from that not much has really changed for me either.'

14 November 2002: For the first time, a third Harry Potter premiere is held in Los Angeles! Rupert was in attendance with co-star Emma Watson and a slew of other celebrities.



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Premiere Videos

15 to 18 November 2002: Chamber of Secrets is finally in theatres and Rupert's television appearances with his co-stars cotinued! From left to right, watch Rupert on the Early Show, The View, and the Caroline Rhea Show.



22 November 2002:
"Rupert: Hard time at school after Harry," CBBC Newsround

Rupert Grint has admitted he had a tough time settling back into school after months spent on the Harry Potter film set.


The teenage star, who plays Ron Weasley, said it was weird going to school again after such a long break.

“I don’t really like it very much,” he said on Channel 4’s Ri:se. “I got a detention when I came back from the film premiere because I forgot my kit three times. I had to clear up the sports shed.”

23 December 2002: Rupert and Emma Watson go to a Shakira concert


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