Rupert Grint Waves A New Kind Of Magic Wand

Rupert Grint carries the Olympic Torch at Middlesex University, Hendon, London, yesterday. (Rex Features via AP Images)

It’s going to take a few years before the journalists, bloggers and writers of the world get tired of trying to make up spell puns whenever Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson or Rupert Grint do anything in the public eye. However, you have to admit this photo is just BEGGING for a “lumos!” or “incendio!” or even “accio Olympic Torch!” by some wiseacre with an overdeveloped sense of snark (hello!).

So yes, it’s Rupert, carrying the torch through Middlesex University yesterday:

And no, it’s not a horcrux, we’ve checked.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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