Check This Out: Rupert Grint's Cherrybomb Promo Trailer
by Alex Billington
April 6, 2009
This isn't the lovable Ron Weasley we all know. Nope, Rupert Grint is leaving Hogwarts behind this time, taking on the rebellious role of a teenage troublemaker in the British film Cherrybomb. Thanks to our friends at Rope of Silicon, we've got a first look at a full promo trailer for the film. And despite all the choppy editing, it actually doesn't look half bad. In addition to Grint, young actors Robert Sheehan and Kimberley Nixon also star. You won't find much of a story in this promo trailer, but even without one, I'd say it at least looks like some coming-of-age punk fun, and I'm always up for more of that. Are you?
Watch the promo trailer for Cherrybomb:
Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke (Sheehan), Malachy (Grint), and Michelle (Nixon) as they embark on a wild weekend of drinking, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can't get off the wild ride they've set in motion.
Cherrybomb is co-directed by first-time filmmakers Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn. The screenplay was written by newcomer Daragh Carville, of only a film called Middletown previously. The film first premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in February, but hasn't yet been picked up by a US distributor. Stay tuned for updates, as I'm sure we'll have more information on this film soon enough!
Reader Feedback - 29 Comments
Awesome!!!!Cant wait to see this.Looks like one of those classic teen flix from back in the day i love so much.Plus it has Rupert Grint popping his on screen drug use cherry.Haha
KidNVS on Apr 6, 2009
Looks terrible. Been done on screen before. Ehh
Atomic Popcorn on Apr 6, 2009
EEEEEPPPP!!!!! When is this coming to theatres???? I NEED TO SEE IT! NOW!
KC on Apr 6, 2009
Blake on Apr 6, 2009
sna on Apr 6, 2009
I think this is one of those cases where the trailer is better than the movie.
Atlanta Private Investigator on Apr 6, 2009
Looks like a new take on something already done before. Interesting.
Marty Martin - IMAGEN Films on Apr 6, 2009
Ahhhh RON WEASLY all growd up.......................................... Bet the little kiddies at muggle net can't wait for this one 😕
SHANEDAV on Apr 6, 2009
Ha ha Ron Weasly doing what looks like good movies, freaking awesome.
B-Han on Apr 6, 2009
that looks like it s gonna be wicked! fucking awesome!!
A.B. on Apr 6, 2009
Darrin on Apr 6, 2009
The fucking kid from Harry Potter is doing coke, Jesus Christ.
Shawnee on Apr 6, 2009
This looks like a lot of fun. I can't wait to see it!
Lacey on Apr 6, 2009
OH MY GOD... I WANT TO SEE THIS MOVIE!!!! Rupert is extremely HOT in this one... Gosh...
Sigh on Apr 6, 2009
Really nice, good post
PowerballLottery on Apr 6, 2009
wow, it looks awesome, very good!!!
PowerballLottery on Apr 6, 2009
At first glance it seems like "Requiem for a Dream" but after a second glance it seems like something new! Count me in.
Xerxex on Apr 6, 2009
Looks lame. almost like a toned downed version of Trainspotting.
Ak on Apr 6, 2009
Miss Kimberly is a babe indeed.
Fisherr on Apr 6, 2009
Sean on Apr 6, 2009
I'm glad to see that the harry potter kids are getting a taste for different films.
Tyler on Apr 6, 2009
nem on Apr 6, 2009
what is the song
florian on Apr 6, 2009
the rocks have dropped.
JimD on Apr 6, 2009
That last shot does it! Nice! Love those Bri'ish films!
Xander on Apr 7, 2009
Teen angst has been done before
ramez on Apr 7, 2009
Good to know he's getting his mandatory "I'm serious actor" flick out of the way. The trailer makes me think the movie will be average.
Adam on Apr 7, 2009
The song: "No Girl In My Plan" by Two Lone Swordsmen
recenzent on Apr 8, 2009
Any news yet on when this is coming to the theatre?
brian on Jun 4, 2009
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