Loitering in a doorway on the streets of Soho, it's hardly a vision of the child actor seen beaming on the red
carpet. But Rupert Grint has left Hogwarts behind and no teachers are around to tell him off for smoking.
The 23-year-old star puffed on a cigarette while hiding beneath his hoodie, but his flash of red hair was instantly recognisable.
A far cry from Hogwarts: Rupert appeared to have put on a little weight
Grint's latest role will see him morph from Ron Weasly into Michael Edwards, better known as Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards.
The biopic will follow the British skier who was the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping.
At the time, he was the British ski jumping record holder, the world number nine in amateur speed skiing and held the stunt jumping world record.