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 has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 13 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Music.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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