Harry Potter actor in talks to star in GTA drama

Daniel Radcliffe is in talks to star in a Grand Theft Auto-based drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The “Harry Potter” and “Black Woman” actor is set to in the BBC Films production, which will be a true-life account of a fight between the creator of Grand Theft Auto and Jack Thompson – a Miami lawyer who wanted to ban video game violence.

Radcliffe is currently in negotiations to play the role of Sam House, the British co-founder and president of Rockstar Games. The part of Jack Thompson has yet to be cast.

“Misfits” and “Black Mirror” director Owen Harris is at the helm of the drama, which is being penned by James Wood.

No release date for the drama has been set, although shooting is expected to start on Monday, April 20th, 2015.

David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.

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