'Harry Potter's' Rupert Grint tapped to star in CBS comedy
February 14th, 2013
04:40 PM ET

'Harry Potter's' Rupert Grint tapped to star in CBS comedy

Some “Harry Potter” fans might have a hard time accepting Rupert Grint in a role other than that of Ron Weasley, the character he played on the big screen for 10 years.

Others, however, will be thrilled to learn that the actor will reportedly star in a new CBS comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Grint has been tapped to play the title role in “Super Clyde,” which centers on a fast-food worker who decides to become a super hero.

“Raising Hope” creator Greg Garcia will write and executive producer the series.


Filed under: Celebrities • Harry Potter

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  1. Bimbos

    it can't do it...cuz iz a fall darnit

    February 25, 2013 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Posh66

    I always thought Rupert was the strongest actor of the three main characters in HP, so I wish him well in this...even if it doesn't sound like the strongest premise ever. "Now, a sneak peak at season ten of Super Clyde". Snerk.

    February 24, 2013 at 2:11 am | Report abuse |
  3. Pants

    That dude's head is friggin ROUND! It's like someone designed it with a compass from geometry class.

    I can criticize because I'm perfect in every way. ::Looks at ceiling and whistles::

    February 23, 2013 at 6:10 pm | Report abuse |
  4. AzzClown

    you are all very silly and childish.

    February 18, 2013 at 11:27 pm | Report abuse |
  5. The only blog material you have is me.

    -

    February 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  6. m's Acnts

    it can't find them..once rap accnt goes...blind completely on diz izzue

    February 17, 2013 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
  7. i don't smoke weed...it hurts my throat

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    February 17, 2013 at 4:35 am | Report abuse |
  8. 2012

    *

    February 16, 2013 at 5:40 pm | Report abuse |
  9. jstcnw

    He's a fine comic actor. The Harry Potter films were a step down for him.

    February 16, 2013 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  10. uh burbin boy

    what's with the boofed hair..ewwwwwwwwwwww you look like elvis's son....

    February 16, 2013 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  11. NeoGraphix

    He would be great for a character in The Big Bang Theory

    February 15, 2013 at 2:45 pm | Report abuse |
  12. MarkinFL

    "... and executive producer the series."

    ???? They must give these stories to the maintenance staff to write.

    February 15, 2013 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Fan

    I want his energy.

    February 15, 2013 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  14. Jenny Weasley

    I want Potter's spunk

    February 15, 2013 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  15. JGN

    Shouldn't that read "TRAPPED to star in CBS comedy"? Well. Maybe he'll luck out and have some good writers involved...

    February 15, 2013 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
  16. NOOOOOOOOOO

    don't stoop too her level...papa can you hear us?

    February 15, 2013 at 5:41 am | Report abuse |
  17. The Boy Who Lived

    NOOOOOO!!!!! Ron, don't stoop to that level. Play with your magic wand instead of a spatula. Make sun while the hay still shines!!!!! If you are a fan, take all of the places where they say wand and replace it with willy. It is a guarunteed laugh...

    February 15, 2013 at 12:36 am | Report abuse |
  18. Peace

    I like this kid, but, fast food worker/super hero...Idk? 😕

    February 14, 2013 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Miss Grint

    I love Rupert! <3

    February 14, 2013 at 8:30 pm | Report abuse |
  20. Alee

    OMG Ruuupert <3

    February 14, 2013 at 7:49 pm | Report abuse |
  21. YOU CAN DO WHATEVER YOU WANT TOO ME

    I COULD GIVE A FLYING EFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF BECAUSE I KNOW WHO YOU ARE–SUGAR BUTT

    February 14, 2013 at 4:59 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Princi

    FIRE FIRE FIRE...i am a dope-that's better

    February 14, 2013 at 4:57 pm | Report abuse |
  23. Ted

    I'm Bill.

    February 14, 2013 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Tyree

    This sounds kind of dumb. It would be better if he was a fry cook and did Beavis and Butthead stuff. FIRE FIRE FIRE. I AM CORNHOLIO.

    February 14, 2013 at 4:53 pm | Report abuse |

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