Daniel Radcliffe to play journalist

IANS| Updated: Nov 07, 2013, 09:03 AM IST

London: `Harry Potter` star Daniel Radcliffe will essay the role of Jake Adelstein, a journalist, in an upcoming movie called `Tokyo Vice`.

The 24-year-old has signed in to portray real life journalist Adelstein in the film, which is adapted from the writer`s memoir, Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan, reports contactmusic.com.

The project chronicles the American`s experiences as a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Press Club, during which he exposes a corruption scandal and help end Yakuza gang boss Goto Tadamasa`s reign of terror.

`Tokyo Vice` will go on floors next summer.