HuffPost Interviews Rupert Grint, Cheetah Chrome and CBGB Director Randall Miller

Earlier this afternoon, HuffPost Live hosted an interview via Google Hangout and Skype with Rupert, Cheetah Chrome and CBGB film director Randall Miller as guests.

Rupert joins the interview at 11:18 and discusses playing Cheetah Chrome on screen, an edgier role for his post-Potter career, and his interest in the punk music scene.

"The whole punk scene is something I’ve been quite passionate about, particularly when I was younger. I was really into all those bands: Talking Heads, Sex Pistols…"

Cheetah also talks about how he felt to have Rupert playing him in the film:

“I think he did a brilliant job… He had the voice dead on, and I was really, really happy and very honored to have him play me.”

When asked how he integrated the drug lifestyle surrounding CBGB into his portrayal of Cheetah, Rupert explains that he used a mumbly voice, to which Cheetah adds "that was my advice… the mumble."

"It was very helpful…" Rupert adds, "particularly with the American accent – I could hide that behind the mumbling."

Thanks to CBGB's PointBurst for the heads up on the interview!

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Submitted by Aubrey on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 17:53
Rupert Grint's Hunger TV Feature Now Online

After a fantastic sneak peek last month, Rupert’s response to Jamie Campbell-Bower in Hunger TV’s “I Dare You” series is now available online.



 

"Oh my God." Rupert says. "It's tempting, hahaha. I don't know if I can do that! Can I do a section?!"

Rupert goes on to dare Rusel Tovey ("What Remains") to "milk one of my llamas teats”.

Also appearing in the issue is a fashion shoot with Cherrybomb co-star Robert Sheehan, who’ll begin filming “The Mortal Instruments 2: City of Ashes” with Jamie Campbell Bower soon. Going along with the “I Dare You” theme, Robert dared Rupert “to dye his hair blue”.

We may soon be seeing a shaved, blue Rupert.

Boys will be boys?

Aside from their playful daring,  Rupert did comment upon his upcoming projects saying that he looks for “weird experiences and something completely different” in new film roles.

 

More information on the interview can be found at hungertv.com.

 

[With thanks to Rupert Grint Peruvian Fans, 82 stills from the interview are now online for your viewing pleasure. Thanks guys!]

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Submitted by Claire on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 04:28
Happy Birthday, Max!

Today, all of us at RupertGrint.net would like to wish our fabulous Content Editor, Max, a fantastic birthday!

 

Max has been with RupertGrint.net for a little over a year now, providing and editing site content. We're so happy to have you here, and we hope your day is absolutely perfect!

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Submitted by Aubrey on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 06:26
CBGB Promotional Images & Theatre Listing

Two new promotional images, featuring Rupert, have been released via CBGB's PointBurst application, a Fan Access website geared towards providing followers with exclusive, first look content from the production team!

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For more photos, promotional material, contests and behind the scenes looks, like CBGB on Facebook and sign up for Fan Access via PointBurst!

CBGB has also released a list of theatres that will be showing the film, beginning on October 17th! View the list HERE to see if the film will be coming to a theatre near you!

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Submitted by Aubrey on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 10:54
Rupert Grint to Voice Lead in New Animated Feature "Foosball"

Variety has today broken the news that Rupert will voice the lead character, Amadeo, in the English-language adaptation of Juan Jose Campanella's animated adventure "Foosball".


Amadeo is described as a "shy table soccer genius" whose foosball figures come to life, helping him save both his local town and childhood sweetheart from the clutches of a crazed soccer superstar.


The film opened this week's San Sebastián film festival and is in the final stages of production for English release, making it's debut at the London Film Festival on October 19th. The article also announces that Foosball will have its initial release in the U.K. 

With a jam-packed winter including CBGB, NDCC, Mojo and now Foosball, which project of Rupert's are you most excited to see?! 

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Submitted by Claire on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 10:04
First Enemy of Man Poster and Social Media Sites!

As things gear up across the board for many of Rupert's projects this month, the first poster for Enemy of Man has now been released, offering us another glimpse of Rupert in the role of Rosse.



Setting the tone of the movie, the accompanying caption reads:

"A war hero and the lure of ambition and descent into hell. An adaptation of Macbeth."

If, like us, you're dying to see more, the film's official website, as well as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are also now online.

Filming will begin in January with Rupert starring alongside Sean Bean as Macbeth. See more pictures, taken from filming for the trailer, here.

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Submitted by Claire on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 13:35
First Look: Rupert Grint in Hunger

DistrictMTV, MTV's official style website, has today released an exclusive peek from Hunger TV Issue 5, featuring Rupert.


As well as the new image above (furbies!) we're also given this snippet:

"Alongside all the Rankin-shot in the 'I Dare You' series of images, Rupert discusses his upcoming exploits in Hollywood. "I've got a couple of things coming out at the end of this year. The first one is a film called The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman in which I play an aspiring porn star. That's with Shia LaBeouf. And there's also CBGB, which is about the New York club CBGB that discovered loads of punk bands [...] I'm always looking for weird experiences and something completely different, and these two films definitely tick those boxes for me.""

Hunger goes on sale this Thursday.

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Submitted by Claire on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 07:38
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Chrome

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Necessary
Death
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Countryman

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