Rupert Grint keeps it cool at the photo call for It’s Only A Play held at Joe Allen Restaurant in New York City on Tuesday afternoon (August 19).
The 25-year-old actor was joined by co-star Micah Stock.
Opening on August 28th, here’s the play’s summary:
It’s opening night of Peter Austin’s (Matthew Broderick) new play as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit. With his career on the line, he shares his big First Night with his best friend, a television star (Nathan Lane), his fledgling producer (Megan Mullally), his erratic leading lady (Stockard Channing), his wunderkind director (Grint), an infamous drama critic (F. Murray Abraham), and a fresh-off-the-bus coat check attendant (Stock) on his first night in Manhattan.
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Like we needed another reason to go see some shows on Broadway, but this just adds to our excitement.
Rupert Grint will be taking over the Broadway stage for It’s Only A Play.
Broadway.com reports that the 25-year-old actor will make his debut alongside Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, F. Murray Abraham and Megan Mullally. Nice!
Rupert shared in a statement: “I’m thrilled to be making my Broadway debut alongside this amazing cast and creative team.”
It’s Only a Play is set on the opening night of Broderick‘s character Peter Austin’s new play, as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit. With his career on the line, he shares his big First Night with his best friend, a television star (Lane), his fledgling producer (Mullally), his erratic leading lady (Channing), his acclaimed young director director (Grint), an infamous drama critic, and a wide-eyed coat check attendant on his first night in Manhattan. There’s no business like show business.
The play will officially open at the Schoenfeld Theatre on October 9th.
So, Rupert Grint is pretty handy with a wand, is ginger, owns his own ice cream truck and can sing? Where do we apply for President of his fan club?
The 25-year-old actor, who voices Josh in the upcoming Postman Pat, is also on the soundtrack!
“It is quite an easy, catchy song but I just did it because I thought it would be quite fun but they have obviously done some kind of auto-tuning,” Rupert dished to BBC Radio about the track called “Lightning”.
Postman Pat is out in theaters on May 23rd in the UK, but you can listen to his song below!
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Rupert Grint Sings “Lightning” for “Postman Pat”
We are so excited because it was just revealed that Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint – the three stars of the Harry Potter franchise – will be appearing in new footage for a new ride at Universal Studios!
If you didn’t know, the theme park in Orlando is adding a brand new section to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the new footage will be used in the Escape from Gringotts ride.
“Harry, Ron and Hermione break into Gringotts bank to retrieve a magical object that will help defeat Lord Voldemort,” according to a Universal Orlando press release.
In other big news from the Harry Potter news that was just announced, the spinoff film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be released in theaters on November 18, 2016.
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Rupert Grint is all smiles at the premiere of Postman Pat at the Odeon West End on Sunday afternoon (May 11) in London, England.
The 25-year-old actor greeted fans and even took some silly selfies with them.
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Recently, Rupert opened up about one of the scariest moments in his life.
“In my late teens, a friend of mine was giving me a lift from Brighton to London in his Mini,” he told the Daily Mail. “He fell asleep at the wheel and veered into the central reservation in the fast lane.”
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Rupert Grint tries to go incognito underneath a purple hoodie as he arrives at BBC Radio in London on Friday morning (May 2).
The 25-year-old British actor stepped out to promote his new film, Postman Pat and chatted about his massive fan base and that ice cream truck he bought during his Harry Potter days.
On his fans: “It’s so crazy, I’ve never got used to that. I mean, I recognise a few of the faces [of fans]. It’s weird how you kind of become familiar with them but yeah, it’s great! [What they say to me] varies, it depends what kind of age group they’re from.”
On his ice cream truck: “[It] was actually the first car I ever bought, yeah. [I drove it] for a while but I don’t anymore, I haven’t taken it out for a while. It’s just in the garage,” he added. “The trouble is I used to drive it and people used to queue up expecting ice cream. I can’t park anywhere. Yeah I did [have stock]! I did for a while, it’s got the machine. No [I didn't charge], all free.”
After hearing his singing voice for Postman Pat: “I haven’t heard this. Ha! No, I have to say. That’s them. Totally. That’s amazing. Catchy.”
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Rupert Grint suits up while attending the 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards held at the Prince Of Wales Theatre on Sunday (February 23) in London, England.
Before the ceremony, the 25-year-old English actor took the time to sign autographs for fans, who had waited outside.
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During the evening, Rupert was named Newcomer of the Year for his role as a 1950s Soho drug dealer in Jez Butterworth‘s Mojo and even acknowledged his Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe on stage.
“Dan has always said it’s a great thing to do and he absolutely loves it. Just watching him enjoy it told me it must be quite fun,” Rupert shared.