Rupert Grint Landed His First Big Movie Role In A Minute, And He’ll Reteam It With M. Night Shyamalan


While Rupert Grint is best known for playing Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, he’s garnered attention in recent years on TV shows like Medical certificate, To tear out, The ABC Murders and Servant. This latest series comes from the mind of M. Night Shyamalan, and it was revealed that after they were together on ServantShyamalan and Grint reunite for what will be the actor’s first film in more than half a decade.

We learned last October that M. Night Shyamalan’s next film would be called knock on the boothand two months later guardians of the galaxyDave Bautista was the first actor brought on board. According to Deadline, Rupert Grint and Nikki Amuka-Bird will join Bautista in the cast, though since plot details are being kept close to the vest, we have no idea who they’ll be playing. knock on the booth (which can be a single film). Amuka-Bird is no stranger to Shyamalan projects either, having starred as Patricia Carmichael in Old.

This casting news comes just under a week later. Servant ended its third season on Apple TV+. The show stars Lauren Ambrose’s Dorothy Turner and Toby Kebbell’s Sean Turner, a couple who mourn the death of their 13-week-old son Jericho and bring a doll into their home that brings Dorothy out of a canonical state. Dorothy begins to believe this doll is her real child, but when they hire Nell Tiger Free’s Leanne to care for the doll as a nanny, it opens their home to a “mysterious force”. Rupert Grint plays Julian Pearce, Dorothy’s brother and Sean’s brother-in-law, in Servantwhich has been renewed for a fourth and final season.

Between the last season of Servant, knock on the booth and the anthology series Cabinet of curiosities by Guillermo del Toro, Rupert Grint has quite a supernatural job lined up. Grint also recently reunited with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and several of his others Harry Potter costars and collaborators for Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: ​​Return to Hogwarts, which can be streamed with an HBO Max subscription. As for Nikki Amuka-Bird, with OldShe is recognizable by Jupiter’s Ascendancy, The laundery, Luther, Gold digger and Avenue 5.

Old, the latest cinematic offering from M. Night Shyamalan, opened last July, with the other main cast including Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, Abbey Lee, Ken Leung, Eliza Scanlen and Aaron Peter. The film followed a group of rapidly aging people visiting a secluded beach. Old received mixed critical reception, but it grossed over $90 million worldwide on an $18 million budget.

We here at CinemaBlend will deliver casting updates and any other important news on knock on the boothwhich opens in theaters on February 3, 2023. For now though, our 2022 movie release schedule is here for you.


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