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Rupert Grint: News And Gallery Updates!

5 December 2009 5:11 PM, PST | Rupert-Grint.us/ | See recent Rupert Grint - Ice Cream Man news »

British newspaper The Independent has released a new interview with Eddie The Eagle Edwards in which Mr. Edwards talks more about his career and how he didn't like the older script because it made him sound like Alan Partridge! Rupert Grint is also mentioned again. Excerpt:Now Eddie Edwards is back. Next year work will begin on filming his life story, with fellow ginger-top Rupert Grint – "that guy from Harry Potter" – in the lead role. Originally it was to have been Steve Coogan. "But I looked at the script and hated it – it made me sound like Alan Partridge," Edwards tells us. And The Herald Sun has just named their top 10 Movie Characters Of The Decade listing our Harry Potter trio Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson as their number one pick! Read about it here and see what other characters made their list. »

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Rupert Grint Confirmed To Play Eddie The Eagle Edwards!

22 November 2009 11:02 AM, PST | Rupert-Grint.us/ | See recent Rupert Grint - Ice Cream Man news »

We are very happy to announce to you that Rupert Grint has been confirmed to play Eddie The Eagle! According to the Tribune Irish director Declan Lowney just secured Rupert Grint to play the lead role in a $15m comedy biopic about British ski jumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards, the unlikely hero of the 1988 Winter Olympics. "The film is really about triumph over adversity. Every single obstacle was put in this guy's way and yet he still managed to make it to the Winter Olympics," said Wexford-born Lowney. Originally Steve Coogan was down to play the part but has now been replaced by. Thanks Suzeeq! »

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