8:02 pm EDT, August 10, 2016

Rupert Grint attends ‘Cursed Child,’ meets the new Ron Weasley

Harry Potter stars are seemingly eager to check out The Cursed Child — the latest alum to show up at the Palace Theater is Rupert Grint.

The play’s official Twitter account sent out three photos Wednesday night from Rupert’s visit backstage. In two of the photos he’s meeting the new Ron Weasley, Paul Thornley, while in the third he’s with the entire cast.

We wonder what Rupert thinks of this new Ron? He’s definitely a lot funnier in The Cursed Child than he is in the previous seven books. In fact, old Ron seems to primarily serve as the eighth story’s comic relief.

Oh, and I love how Rupert is wearing a shirt that says “ANTI SOCIAL” on it — perhaps that was a warning to the cast that he’s a shy guy.

Rupert is just the latest in a quickly growing line of Harry Potter stars who have visited the play since performances began in early June. The most prominent star to visit (besides Rupert) was Emma Watson, who raved about the play on Facebook after seeing it.

“I came in with no idea what to expect and it was AMAZING. Some things about the play were, I think, possibly even more beautiful than the films. Having seen it I felt more connected to Hermione and the stories than I have since Deathly Hallows came out, which was such a gift,” she said. Read her full remarks here.

Dan Radcliffe, it’s your turn!

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