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Rupert Grint: Not one for the gym

Rupert Grint has confessed he felt no pressure to hit the gym for the new Harry Potter film.

The latest instalment, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part I, is a dark, action-packed journey as Rupert's character Ron travels around the country with friends Harry and Hermione, on the run from enemy Voldemort's henchman and searching for Horcruxes - the keys to Voldemort's mortality.

Rupert revealed at the film's London premiere: "I've never really been one for the gym. But there's a lot of running. I quite like the action. Particularly in part two, it's like a war film."

The 22-year-old actor, whose character Ron has often been the comedy sidekick in previous films, admitted he enjoyed getting in touch with his dark side.

He said: "It was really nice to see a different side of him. The Ron we've seen in the past is happy and quite cheerful and we see a much darker side to him - he's angry and jealous and paranoid and it was really good to see."

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