Rupert Grint believes he and his castmates were expected to fall off the rails following the success of the kid. Rupert Grint, a former star of the Harry Potter film series, has stated that he had the impression that people wanted him and his co-stars, all of whom grew up during the production of the hit movie, to conform to “child actor” clichés.
Grint, who played Ron Weasley in all eight Harry Potter movies, recently gave an interview to Bustle in which he stated that he was purposefully aware of such clichés and that he desired not to live up to them.
According to Grint’s comments to Bustle, “I’ve always thought there was this expectation for us to go off the rails and follow the child star cliché.” “That is something that we have always had to struggle against.”
Grint and other cast members such as Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Tom Felton spent most of his teenage years working on producing and promoting the eight Harry Potter films. Grint was 11 years old when production on “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” began, and he was nearly 23 years old when the second installment of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was released in 2011.
During the 20th anniversary “Return to Hogwarts” special, which premiered in 2022 on HBO, Max, Grint, and Watson revealed that they had, at times, considered leaving the franchise due to the pressures of filming and massive fame. They said they had considered leaving the franchise due to the pressures of filming.
Grint, for example, has a daughter who is two years old and is currently starring in M. Night Shyamalan’s TV series “Servant” and his upcoming film “Knock at the Cabin.” Since the conclusion of the franchise, the series’ central trio has gone on to pursue education, families, and other acting projects. Grint himself has a daughter who is two years old.
Even though Grint told Bustle that he “didn’t have a say” when participating in the 20th-anniversary reunion special, he found it to be a positive experience reconnecting with his costars. He stated that being in the Harry Potter movies “was a unique experience only us core group know, so it’s nice to see them.”
“It was a great chance to go back on everything that had happened and express how insane it had been. It is almost always enjoyable to reflect on the past, “he said.