August 29th, 9:49pm–Exciting news has come out for those with DirecTV Video on Demand. Starting September 5th and going through October 2nd DirecTV will be allowing customers who get VOD to watch Rupert Grint’s CBGB before anyone else! The movie for the high-def version will cost $10.99 and $9.99 for the standard definition. This is a great way for anyone in the US to support Rupert’s newest venture who may fear that they may not get the film in their part of town. To read more about it please head on over to Deadline for all the details. Don’t forget that the movie will be premiering October 9th at the CBGB festival (unfortunately Rupert will not be able to attend due to Mojo commitments) and opening in theaters on October 11th. We will have a list of theaters when available, so stay tuned!
August 26th, 2013, 11:03am– Are you ready for the very first clip of Rupert Grint in his upcoming role as Cheetah Chrome in CBGB? Well, we sure hope so because MTV has exclusively released the long-awaited clip of Rupert showing off his American accent and his bare butt.
The clip really does not need any more introduction than that – whatch the clip, also featuring Stana Katic, here:
We also want to thank all of you for your lovely birthday messages for Rupert – we are sure he’s going to love reading them!
August 12th, 2013, 8:29pm–As the release date, October 11th (in select theaters), for CBGB nears more and more goodies are appearing for the movie. Today Entertainment Tonight Canada released a behind-the-scenes interview with Rupert Grint. In the clip Rupert talks about how different it was with this movie and doing a lot of firsts for it. Including, “getting his bum out” in the now famous scene we’ve heard so much about where Cheetah Chrome drops his pants to prove his a real ginger. The clip is full of scenes from the trailer and also includes an interview with Stana Katic who plays Genya Ravan. Thanks very much to twitter user @heatherbird13 for the video! If/when a HQ clip is released we will post it as soon as possible. In the mean time, you can watch it below:
UPDATE: Although most of our news these last few days has been focused on CBGB, it was revealed today that Rupert‘s other current movie, The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman will be screened at the Deauville American Film Festival which runs from August 30 to September 8. We will update with more info when the specific screening schedule is released, but very exciting that this movie is being premiered at so many different film festivals around the world.
August 7th, 2013, 3:20pm–While we were told that Entertainment Tonight would be debuting the trailer it seems that The Hollywood Reporter actually got the scoop first. They have just posted the official trailer for CBGB and it includes MANY scenes with Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome. You can view it here. We will also keep an eye on Entertainment Tonight regardless in case there are other CBGB moments revealed. How excited are you now that you’ve seen the trailer? I know we are!
Don’t forget to check out the recent articles from USA Today below. The newest one is a brand new interview with Rupert where he discusses CBGB and Mojo and talks about why he’s taken on so many edgy roles including Cheetah Chrome and Sweets.
UPDATE: We have a few caps from the trailer in our galleries here.
August 7th, 2013, 2:40pm–In a brand new interview with USA Today, Rupert Grint talks about CBGB, Mojo, and his current taste in roles. On CBGB he said:
“It’s not really that I am trying to shock people or make a big statement,” says Grint, “It’s just part of moving on.”
USA Today continued in confirming a scene where Rupert, as Cheetah Chrome, drops his pants to prove he’s a real ginger. And during a show one of the The Dead Boys band members engages in a sexual act on stage.
He also talks about his West End debut playing petty crook and drug addict Sweets and had this to say about it:
“This is a completely new thing, a whole new level,” says Grint. “It does scare me. That’s kind of a reason why I want to do it.”
To read the entire article go here.
Don’t forget that either today or tomorrow the CBGB trailer will debut on Entertainment Tonight. The show is syndicated so check your local listings as what time it comes on. We will have the trailer up as soon as possible.