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Harry Potter: Rupert Grint attended Potter auditions after watching Newsround

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This weekend open auditions will be held to find a girl to star in JK Rowling's Harry Potter spin-off film.

But did you know movie star Rupert Grint did exactly the same thing when he was 11 to get his role as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films?

And he heard about the original open auditions whilst watching Newsround!

Check out a clip from his first official interview with Newsround back when it was presented by Matthew Price.