“It was very suspicious.” Rupert Grint confesses that he stole an object from the set of ‘Harry Potter’ bypassing its strict security measures

Despite the fact that, unfairly, he will always be remembered for having given life to Ron Weasley in the ‘Harry Potter’ saga, the good old rupert grint has shown to have a remarkable acting talent on a few occasions; and there are his works in ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities’, ‘Servant’—probably my favourite—and, most recently, M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘A Knock on the Door’ to prove it.


But apart from being a good actor, Grint is a first class thief, and he showed it on the set of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2’. After ten years submerged in the Wizarding World, the man from Harlow felt the need to shelve his idyll with magic. taking a souvenir from the filming set. The problem was the study’s security measures to prevent unwanted abductions.

According to what he himself told People magazine, Grint managed to evade the controls and take home a prop a bit quirky. The maneuver involved pull screwdriver and courage No, he didn’t use the “Mangantum” spell.

“They were very strict. The last few days there was literally security at the driveway searching cars. But I slipped away with Harry’s door number. I had to unscrew it. It was very suspicious.”

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It’s likely that after a decade of giving his life to the franchise, he might have been given a souvenir just for the asking. Another thing is that the thrill of crime has given the souvenir an added value.