Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Dave Eggers' YOU SHALL KNOW OUR VELOCITY
Variety reports that Daniel Radcliffe has signed on to star in the indie adaptation of Dave Eggers' comic novel "You Shall Know Our Velocity". Peter Sollett will direct the project from producers Tim Perell for Process and Michael Benaroya for Benaroya Pictures. Intl.
Shooting on the film is set to get underway next spring
The story follows "two mismatched friends - Radcliffe's bookish and awkward Will and the self-proclaimed ladies' man Hand, who set out on a two-week trip around the world and a $32,000 insurance payoff from their friend's fatal car accident with the goal of giving away the windfall to those in need."
Radcliffe recent film roles have included "The Woman in Black," "Kill Your Darlings," "Horns," "What If" (originally titled "The F Word") and "Frankenstein". He currently stars in Broadway's The Cripple of Inishmaan, which just picked up four Tony Award nominations. His other Broadway credits include 'How to Succeed in Business' and 'Equus.'