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Rupert Grint enjoys making smaller films after Harry Potter

Rupert Grint is thrilled to have been cast in smaller movies since wrapping Harry Potter after he was unfairly "put on a pedestal" as one of the big stars of the hit franchise.

The Brit was just 11 years old when he was picked to play Ron Weasley in the magic movies, but he admits he always felt uneasy about the special treatment he received on set.


Now Grint admits he relishes being cast in smaller productions, like his current New York project CBGB, as he feels like he is a part of the team.


He tells Britain's Metro newspaper, "It's always quite an attractive thing to move away from things connected to the wizard world. They're quite low-budget films, which I enjoy. It's a very different process to the huge machines of the Potter films. They're more rough and ready and I feel part of the team. They don't have the same weird hierarchy, which I found uncomfortable... (For example), just getting a chair with your name on and having a trailer. Stuff like that.


"On smaller films, you're all in it together. It's weird how actors are put on a pedestal - we're part of the crew like anyone else and everyone has their job to do on a film set."