Daniel Radcliffe is in negotiations to star in Grand Theft Auto, a BBC drama.

The film is a true-life account of a fight between the creator of the Grand Theft Auto video games and a Miami lawyer who wanted to ban video game violence. The film is set to be directed by Owen Harris, who’s previously directed episodes for the BBC show Misfits.

Radcliffe would play Sam Houser, British co-founder and president of Rockstar Games, the company behind Grand Theft Auto. Houser and his company came under pressure in the early 00’s for ‘glorifying’ violence in the video game industry.

The movie is scheduled to begin production on April 20, but the part of Thompson, the Miami lawyer behind the most critical attacks towards Houser, has not been cast yet. The script was written by James Wood. Jim Spencer is producing while Mark Hedgecoe will executive produce.

Daniel Radcliffe recently wrapped shooting the sequel to Lionsgate’s Now You See Me, and will next be seen in Fox’s Victor Frankenstein, which opens October 2.

The news were first shared by The Hollywood Reporter.

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