Rupert Grint wants time off from Harry Potter films

November 10th, 2010

Rupert Grint is looking forward to time off from working on movies following 'Harry Potter'.

The 22-year-old actor - who has portrayed Ron Weasley since the first movie 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' in 2001 - is in "no real rush" to look into projects following from the end of the series and is enjoying some time away from work.

Discussing scripts he is being sent, he said: "There's a lot of best friend roles. But I'm not in a real rush.

"At the moment I'm just enjoying a bit of freedom really. Because it's been constant work since we were 11, so it's nice to slow down and just chill out a bit."

Rupert has enjoyed the process of filming the last part of the franchise 'Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows' - which is split into two parts - because he got to show a different side to Ron.

He told the Australian Daily Telegraph: "In the previous films it's always been you're with Harry, then we get on the train and get to school.

"This time we've left school and were on the run, camping out in random places. And while Ron was goofy and lovesick last time around, this time he's caught the fear.

"Particularly in the first part, Ron's quite paranoid and doesn't really trust anyone and he's kinda jealous of Harry and Hermione. He has a few little tantrums which was quite good fun."