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Rupert Grint on Eddie The Eagle Edwards biopic

4 November 2010 10:02 AM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

Ron Weasley might be getting ready to hang up his big screen wand but that doesn't mean it's the last we'll see of Rupert Grint. And of all Grint's upcoming projects, the one we're most excited about has got to be his Eddie The Eagle Edwards biopic. For those of you who aren't already aware of The Eagle's legend, Eddie was the first British skier to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping. Sadly, he came last in both the 90m and 70m events. Plucky loser Edwards was so bad that the International Olympic Committee created a new law -...

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Rupert Grint Talks Eddie The Eagle and Wild Target In New Interview!

8 June 2010 9:29 AM, PDT | | See recent Rupert Grint - Ice Cream Man news »

In a new interview with WalesOnline Rupert Grint talks about his new comedy film Wild Target and shares with us his gun training and what it was like for him firing at the shooting range, how much he looks up to his Wild Target co-star Bill Nighy and even desires to work on stage! Once again we get a big mention about Eddie The Eagle and Rupert's excitement in playing the British skier! Read excerpt: “I’m quite looking forward to that. He’s a big character and quite funny. It’s still early stages though, it’s not completely final yet,” he says. “The whole story is inspiring because he’s the classic underdog and he actually did amazing things. He set the British record at the time. He’s just got so much guts.” »

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Revealing New Interview With Rupert Grint in The Mirror

21 April 2010 5:12 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

A great new interview has surfaced in which Rupert Grint goes into more detail about the "nerve-wracking" experience of filming his first really intimate love scene in Cherrybomb , among other topics. According to an article in the Mirror online, Rupert again mentions the anxiety with which he faced his revealing bedroom moments with co-star Kimberley Nixon, but admits that watching this scene in the company of his parents was far worse. Apparently, the filmmakers had provided a DVD of the film Rupert could preview in the privacy of his home with his family. "It was agonising. The scene’s quite tastefully done but it’s not the sort of moment you really want to share with your mum and dad. When the scene arrived we all sat there not really saying anything. Afterwards nobody talked about it, which was kind of a relief...Obviously, I really didn’t want my »

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