Before it all ends on Friday with the release of The Deathly Hallows Part 2, the Harry Potter franchise had one last task to overcome.
No, not finding another Horcrux; rather, surviving one more press conference. Even professionals call Rupert Grint by his wizarding name Twice during the press conference attendees referred to Rupert Grint as "Ron." Thankfully, he didn't seem to mind the slips of the tongue all that much.
Ten minutes is a hell of a long time – and I was out there at the centre of the stage.'There’s nothing like doing a nude scene to put yourself under pressure.Millions of men around the world would kill for a chance to lock lips with Hermione Granger — too bad Ron Weasley wasn’t one of them. Whereas Rupert’s a bit more quiet so I didn’t really know what he was thinking which made me a bit more nervous.” Grint was at the three-day Wizarding World of Harry Potter event with former co-stars Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Katie Leung (Cho Chang), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood).Rupert Grint, the now 27-year-old actor who portrayed the red headed wizard in the “Harry Potter” films, claims his famous kissing scene with Emma Watson was awkward, to say the least. His latest film, “Moonwalkers,” was released earlier this month. They are like my brothers.” She added: “Dan and I could sort of have a laugh about it.In an interview with FHM, he hinted that both he and Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter, had tried to win favour with Granger, but declined to comment on which of the two was more enamoured with her. The 20-year-old, who suffers from severe arachnophobia, also spoke about the more "terrifying" aspects of fame.