HARRY POTTER star Rupert Grint hopes he will escape being typecast as the boy wizard's affable accomplice by starring in a gritty Quentin Tarantino film. The 17-year-old - who plays bumbling Ron Weasley in the big screen adaptations of Jk Rowling children's books - is keen to turn his hand to playing a less likeable character in a bid to take his career in a fresh direction. He says, "There is a possibility I could get typecast so I'd love to work with Quentin Tarantino on a movie where I get to play a bad guy."