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Potter actor Rupert Grint to star in Snatch TV remake

Rupert Grint

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Grint just lately starred on Broadway in It is Solely A Play

Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint is to star in a TV remake of Man Ritchie’s hit movie Snatch.

Dougray Scott and Gossip Woman’s Ed Westwick will even star within the sequence, which can air on Sony’s streaming community Crackle subsequent 12 months.

Grint, who performed Ron Weasley within the movie franchise primarily based on JK Rowling’s best-selling ebook sequence, will even be an government producer on the TV present.

He’ll play a “frustratingly chaotic” character referred to as Charlie Cavendish.

In an announcement, Crackle mentioned the 10-episode sequence would “carry the spirit of the setting within the unique function movie, whereas creating a brand new world born from the unique film”.

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Scott will play a personality referred to as Vic Hill

Snatch relies on Ritchie’s 2000 big-screen crime caper starring Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro and Vinnie Jones.

Scott will play Vic Hill whereas Westwick will visitor star as Sonny Castillo.

The story was primarily based on a real-life heist in London the place a gaggle of males occurred upon a truckload of stolen gold bullion and located themselves embroiled within the murky world of town’s underground crime scene.

The sequence begins filming in Manchester subsequent week.

Grint just lately appeared on Broadway in It is Solely A Play reverse Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane.

He gained a newcomer of the 12 months award for his West Finish debut within the revival of Jez Butterworth’s Mojo in 2014.