The kid from 'Love Actually' was almost cast as Ron Weasley in Harry Potter

goss 14/10/2020

Its hard to imagine anyone else but Rupert Grint playing the role of Ron Weasley in the 'Harry Potter' series - but it turns out someone else nearly did!

Thomas Brodie-Sangster aka the kid from 'Love Actually' has revealed in a recent interview that he auditioned to play Ron!

Despite missing out on the role, Thomas took it all in his stride...

"It was my first experience of rejection and hit me quite hard. I had feelings of anger and frustration, but I couldn’t really put the blame on anyone for not giving me the role." he said.

"I do remember thinking, though, that the next time I went for an audition, I’d have to put up a shield to stop myself from getting hurt.”

"It was the last time I ever felt like that, so whatever I did seemed to work."

We can't help but think that Rupert and Thomas ended up being exactly where they needed to be!