He's made more than enough money to last the average 22 year old at least well into their 30's but speaking to Contactmusic, Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint has declared that he will never retire from acting. Maybe it's all the kerfuffle following the climactic release of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 last weekend, (in fact he allegedly had to walk out of the London premier because he was so overcome with emotion, *swoon*) but it seems we've not seen the back of Ron Weasley's sheepish grin just yet. As said by Digital Spy, the 22-year-old refuses to take a back seat following his ten years on the set of the Harry Potter franchise saying "I don't think I'll ever retire," when in conversation with Contactmusic. "I still have ambitions. I love being on set, and I want to do more movies. I'm very lucky to have that cushion, but I'd like to keep going. I like testing my capabilities."

Grint went on to say that he's always had "quite a strange relationship with money, really...at age 11, money isn't really a big thing at all. I never thought about being rich. Then suddenly you have all this money, and it doesn't seem like it's real. I've never seen it. I don't know where it is. It's weird, kind of like a fantasy." Whether it's because he's had money for the most part of his adult life or because he's just not materialistic, clearly, his apetite for film-making is not driven by a desire for a heavier wallet.

Recently, Rupert Grint has said that while it's certainly an emotional time, he has found the end of the Harry Potter series quite freeing. Grint's next project, according to MTV, is his anti-war film "Comrade," which began filming March 28 in Norway. Directed by Petter Næss and costarring David Kross, Florian Lukas and Stig Henrik Hoff, this movie tells the story of English and German pilots who are forced to work together to survive the brutal Norwegian winter. Quite the far cry from casting Patronus charms in Harry Potter so.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 has already surpassed expectations taking in an estimated $169 million in just its opening weekend.

Caroline Foran