Why You Haven’t Seen Much of This ‘Harry Potter’ Star Lately

Rupert Grint became a household name in the early 2000’s after being chosen to play Ron Weasley, our favorite famous wizard’s sidekick, in the Harry Potter series. Though he spent the better part of the next decade earning his place in the film world, his aspirations outside of the Potter series fell flat – and from odd jobs to unfavorable movie roles, we go in depth as to why this red-haired Brit may have completely lost favor in Hollywood.

 

He Couldn’t Separate From Ron Weasley

At a certain point, it became hard for the youngest boy of the Weasley clan to distinguish himself from his character, even stating that he found it very hard to separate where Ron ended and he (Rupert) began. After filming, Grint continued to revisit his famous role in two short films for Universal Studios, The Hogwarts Express and Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts.