Rupert Grint and His Harry Potter Costars Have a WhatsApp Group Chat Known as ‘The Potterheads’

Harry Potter costars, Tom Felton, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Matthew Lewis

Harry Potter costars, Tom Felton, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Matthew Lewis

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Rupert Grint and his Harry Potter costars are nonetheless as tight as ever.

In a GQ Hype cowl profile, the Knock at the Cabin star, 34, recalled making the Potter movies, saying, “I did not go to highschool; I misplaced contact with lots of previous pals. I missed out on lots of shared experiences.”

As costar Tom Felton informed the outlet, the forged are nonetheless in a WhatsApp group chat called “The Potterheads” — which additionally occurs to be a well-liked nickname for Potter followers.

“We’re nonetheless attempting to determine what life appears to be like like on the opposite aspect of this large cultural factor,” Grint mentioned of their dynamic all these years later.

As for Grint himself, “One in every of his charms is that Rupert’s virtually forgotten the dimensions of the profession that he is had,” Felton, 35, informed GQ Hype.

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Rupert Grint GQ

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Requested by GQ in regards to the validity of Felton’s latter remark, Grint mentioned, “Most days I take into consideration the movies in a roundabout way.”

Surprisingly, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone — the primary installment within the record-shattering boy-wizard franchise that spawned eight movies whole, between 2001 and 2011 — is the one one the Servant star has “ever rewatched.”

“And I loved it. I felt indifferent sufficient, as a result of it was so way back,” he mentioned, including that it was “like watching a house film.”

Grint and Felton performed Ron Weasley and Draco Malfoy, respectively, throughout the eight movies that additionally starred Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson in co-lead roles as Harry Potter and Hermione Granger.

Rupert Grint GQ

Rupert Grint GQ

Heather Hazzan Rupert Grint on the quilt of GQ Hype

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Grint collaborates as soon as once more with Servant government producer and showrunner M. Night Shyamalan for the thriller Knock on the Cabin, primarily based on Paul Tremblay‘s 2018 bestselling novel The Cabin at the End of the World.

The official synopsis from Common Studios reads, “Whereas vacationing at a distant cabin, a younger lady and her dad and mom are taken hostage by 4 armed strangers who demand that the household make an unthinkable option to avert the apocalypse. With restricted entry to the surface world, the household should resolve what they imagine earlier than all is misplaced.”

Whereas he has been busy with tv tasks — together with Apple TV+’s Servant and HBO Max’s Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to HogwartsKnock on the Cabin marks Grint’s first movie position in additional than seven years.

“In Cabin, he pushed himself even additional,” Shyamalan, 52, informed GQ of Grint. “He does some actually darkish stuff, and to do this, it needs to be in him someplace.”

Learn Grint’s full feature online at GQ Hype now.

Knock on the Cabin is in theaters Friday.

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