January 26th, 2013, 2:10am–On the heels of the very first image released of Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome in CBGB, another one has been released via their website. It shows Rupert as Cheetah playing the guitar along with his bandmate, Stiv Bators (Justin Bartha), from The Dead Boys singing. The names of the rest of the band are including along with Cheetah and Stiv. You can view the image here in our gallery. If you missed it with all the wonderful news coming out you can view it here. The film is still currently in post-production and hopefully we’ll have more with the film as the days go on.
January 21st, 7:37, 2013–While Rupert Grint‘s movie The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman is preparing for it’s North America premiere at Sundance this evening his other film, CBGB, finally has a look at him as Cheetah Chrome courtesy of the CBGB movie facebook! The image also features Justin Bartha and Bronson Adams. You can view that image via our photo gallery here. You can see a few more shots of the film that include Alan Rickman as Hilly Kristal here.
Stay tuned later as reviews of NDCC should start pouring in and hopefully will talk about Rupert’s role. And if any of you are going to see the film, please don’t hesitate to drop us a line and tell us how it was! We’ll feature your review on the site!
July 11, 2012, 7:32am– Rupert Grint is still keeping busy with filming of his new movie CBGB in Savannah and today several people were able to spot the many actors on set while they were getting ready to film.
Stephanie (@steffpittman) has been nice enough to share the picture she was lucky enough to take today. And here we get our very first look at Rupert as Cheetah Chrome as well as Justin Bartha in costume as lead singer of The Dead Boys, Stiv Bators:
What do you all think of Rupert‘s new rock star look? Thank you Stephanie for sharing the picture with us!
Also, Snitchseeker just posted a lengthy interview they did with Rupert on the set of CBGB – check it out here! It’s a great interview about CBGB, The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, The Drummer and even the rumoured project Enemy of Man.
UPDATE: Savannahnow.com has posted an adorable video of Rupert giving an autograph to one of his young fans. Be sure to click through their slideshow of all the CBGB actors spotted throughout Savannah.
Check out the short video here!
UPDATE #2: Check out these great photos by Bill Dawers of Rupert on the set of CBGB in our gallery here! There are many more pictures as well as a nice story of his day visiting the set on his site right here.
July 10, 2012, 11:05am– Today we have an exciting array of various fun tidbits to share with you about Rupert Grint and his role as Cheetah Chrome in CBGB. Rupert has been making a strong impression on some of the extras who were lucky enough to win a part in the Rock’n'Roll biopic.
One of the extras, Liz, was nice enough to provide a lot of information regarding Rupert‘s performance as Cheetah on twitter (@mlizmuller). She wrote that:
Today I got to be pushed by Alan Rickman and @AshleyMGreene , got beer spit on me by Justin Bartha, and saw Rupert Grint drop his pants.
As well as:
He rocks out with Justin Bartha in a dark jacket and no shirt, while making hilarious faces! Accent is American
Rupert‘s co-star Freddy Rodriguez, who plays Idaho in the film, also posted a picture of himself and some of the cast at a restaurant in Savannah and the picture includes Rupert (with a very appropiate t-shirt), Joel David Moore (Joey Ramone) and Justin Bartha (Stiv Bators) among others.
In completely different news, Into the White has been nominated for an Amanda Award for Best Sound Design. The award ceremony will take place on August 17 in correlation with The Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund. Congratulation and good luck to the entire team behind Into the White!
UPDATE: To make this post even more random, Sugarscape has just released their interview with Rupert and Tom Felton from the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. The pair is subjected to a difficult Harry Potter quiz and the result can be seen below