Grint was cast as Ron Weasley at the age of 11, having previously acted only in school plays and at his local theatre group.From 2001 to 2011, he starred in all eight Harry Potter films alongside Daniel Radcliffe playing as Harry Potter and Emma Watson playing as Hermione Granger.“The producers actually came to me about six months ago and asked me,” Tom told . Matt Lewis & Emma Watson — Emma’s been completely open about her longtime crush on Tom Felton back when the series kicked off.“I was like, ‘OK, I’ll ask her.’ She was slightly reluctant, but I pulled her arm and twisted it and then she was filming with me for three days at King’s Cross.” Tom & Jade have been going strong since April 2008. Evanna Lynch & Robbie Jarvis — Never would we ever have thought that Luna Lovegood would find love with Young James Potter, but that’s exactly what happened… 2 years after the final film hit theaters, the pair began posting pictures of and with each other on Instagram — like, romantic pictures — and continued to do so up until ~4 months ago. But, while Emma was crushing hard on Tom, Matt was crushing hard on Emma!In an interview with FHM, he hinted that both he and Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter, had tried to win favour with Granger, but declined to comment on which of the two was more enamoured with her. The 20-year-old, who suffers from severe arachnophobia, also spoke about the more "terrifying" aspects of fame.He added: I’ll be honest with you: it’s not something I’d say I’m dreading. “It’s taken me years to get used to being recognised in the street," he said.And there was a picture of my face smouldering on top of the pyre because they thought the Harry Potter films were endorsing witchcraft.That was when it hit me how big this thing had become.” But book burnings aside, international celebrity isn't without its perks.
He has had starring roles in Driving Lessons, a dramedy released in 2006, and Cherrybomb, a drama film of limited release in 2010.'I've known Emma since she was literally nine years old and we had this very brother-sister relationship, And it just felt very surreal.I have a memory of her face getting closer and closer.No more: The news outlet went on to ask him if he would change anything. Quite a lot of pressure actually,' he admitted For the dedicated: From January 29-31, fans of the franchise have been privy to a special event weekend at Universal Orlando.Pictured above is Matthew Lewis, 26, who played Neville Longbottom in the film franchise A fan's home: The weekend featured Q&A sessions with some of the films' biggest stars to panels, demonstrations and more.