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SNATCH: Rupert Grint Cast In TV Drama [Crackle]

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Rupert Grint set to play the lead in Crackle‘s Snatch. The Harry Potter series star will headline the TV adaptation of the popular 2000 crime film for the Sony streaming network.

Directed by Guy Ritchie, the Brad Pitt and Jason Statham film turned a very healthy product for Sony. It would seem that the company still views Snatch as a viable property, as evidenced by the fact that they green-lit the show for Crackle.

Joining Grint on the series are Fear The Walking Dead‘s Dougray Scott and Wicked City‘s Ed Westwick, with Nick Renton expected to direct:

Grint will play the dynamic, frustratingly chaotic and utterly posh con man, Charlie Cavendish. Scott plays Vic Hill, who continues the con game from inside prison; Westwick plays night club owner Sonny Castillo.

Production on the 10-episode first season begins next week in Manchester, England. The series will premiere in 2017. Alex De Rakoff, creator and head writer, also serves as executive producer and Helen Flint produces for Little Island Productions.

Snatch is part of a growing drama series portfolio at Crackle, joining StartUp which premieres September 6, and The Art of More, which will be returning for a second season later this year.

Grint most recently was seen on Broadway opposite Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in It’s Only a Play, and he also stars opposite Nick Frost and Don Johnson in the upcoming six-part Sky Atlantic comedy Sick Note. He is repped by Gersh, Management 360, UK’s Hamilton Hodell and Sloane Offer.

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