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Daniel Radcliffe Dabbles In Tokyo Vice
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02 May 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

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Typical. You give a lad an award and he turns around and gets mixed up in crime. For shame, Daniel Radcliffe! For shame! Yes, the seemingly chameleonic Radcliffe is now set to star in Japan-set crime thriller Tokyo Vice.

Music video/ads director Anthony Mandler, who has been attached to several possible movies previously, is also developing this one, adapted from journalist Jake Adelstein’s memoir by JT Rogers.

But far from becoming a villain, Radcliffe will be actually be playing Adelstein, an American reporter working the crime desk at the Yomiuri Shinbun newspaper in Tokyo. As part of his job, he dug into the nefarious dealings of notorious gangster Tadamasa Goto. The result was a constant stream of death threats and a high personal cost.

Depending on what happens with the script (and Radcliffe’s schedule), this should kick off shooting in early 2014. Mandler will be juggling it with other projects, including drama Die In A Gunfight and survival thriller Dead Of Winter.

Radcliffe will next be seen in real-life literary crime saga Kill Your Darlings and the adaptation of Joe Hill’s excellent horror novel Horns. He’s set to start work on Paul McGuigan’s new take on Frankenstein, which boasts a script by Max Landis.


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