People.com Celebrity Rupert Grint on His 'Surreal' 'Harry Potter' Kissing Scene with Emma Watson: 'One Take Was Enough' "I have a memory of her face getting closer and closer," he tells PEOPLE By Michelle Tauber Michelle Tauber Twitter Michelle Tauber is the Senior Editor overseeing Royals coverage at PEOPLE. She has been covering the royal family for PEOPLE since 2000, including William and Kate's wedding, Meghan and Harry's wedding and the births of the royal children. Formerly PEOPLE's first and only Head Writer, she has written a record-breaking 250+ cover stories spanning celebrity, crime and human interest. A graduate of the University of Florida, she lives in Orlando. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 30, 2016 12:20 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jaap Buitendijk/Warner Bros./Courtesy Everett Collection Together, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger are one of literature’s most magical love stories. But off-screen, the actors who portrayed them had grown up together throughout the duration of the eight Harry Potter films – and not surprisingly, that made their much-anticipated kissing scene a little awkward. “I never look back at that scene,” Rupert Grint, who played Ron opposite Emma Watson‘s Hermione, told PEOPLE on Friday at Universal Orlando’s three-day Celebration of Harry Potter event. “I’ve known Emma since she was literally 9 years old and we had this very brother-sister relationship,” explained the English actor, 27, whose new film Moonwalkers was released this month. “And it just felt very surreal. I have a memory of her face getting closer and closer. Like, ‘Oh my God.’ I can’t really remember anything apart from that.” Asked if he would do anything differently in the famous scene, he replied, “One take was enough. It was such a huge moment and there was so much expectation. Quite a lot of pressure actually.” Grint is attending the fan-favorite Universal event, which takes place at the theme park’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter, along with fellow Potter alums Matthew Lewis (a.k.a. "Hot Neville", Katie Leung (Cho Chang), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood). Wright took to Instagram on Sunday to celebrate the Weasley family reunion. “Family time,” she captioned a picture of herself smiling alongside a funny-faced Grint. Maybe the event will be moving the west coast soon – a massive Harry Potter-themed section is coming to Universal Studios in LA.