Hugh Grant ‘Relieved’ to Ditch Rom-Com Roles

Hugh Grant established his career appearing in dozens of romantic comedy films, but the actor says he is now “relieved” that he no longer has to play the “charming leading man.”

“It is odd for me because I almost do enjoy acting now,” he said during an appearance on “The Late Show with James Corden,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“It’s been such a relief to not have to be a charming leading man. I gave that my best shot, and some of those films I did, I love them and I love them for being popular. I’m grateful for them … but it has been a relief now that I’m allowed to be twisted, ugly, weird, misshapen.”

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