In the post-Harry Potter world, Daniel Radcliffe has been looking hard for interesting projects, such as playing poet Allen Ginsberg in Kill Your Darlings. Now he’s got another intriguing movie lined up, as Deadline reports he’s set to star in an adaptation of Tokyo Vice, based on the memoirs of journalist Jake Adelstein.
The actor will portray Adelstein, an American reporter working the crime beat for the Tokyo newspaper Yomiuri Shinbun. The main thrust about of the story of about how his non-stop investigation of Yakuza crime lord Tadamasa Goto came at a high personal cost, including threats against his life.
Anthony Mandler is set to direct from a screenplay by JT Rogers and Jake Adelstein. We won’t see this film for a while yet, as shooting is set to begin until early 2014.