Newswire: Daniel Radcliffe might play Grand Theft Auto III creator for the BBC

Famous little boy Daniel Radcliffe is finally old enough to buy Grand Theft Auto—and has been for about eight years—and it looks like he might celebrate by starring in the BBC’s drama about the history of the prostitute murder-based video game series. That comes from The Hollywood Reporter, which says Radcliffe is in talks to star as Rockstar Games co-founder Sam Houser, one of the game developers who helped turn Grand Theft Auto into the extremely successful vehicular manslaughter simulator that it is today.

The project—which is apparently titled Grand Theft Auto, which isn’t confusing at all—will be directed by Misfits and Black Mirror veteran Owen Harris. Rather than tell the story of precisely how the games are made, which would be profoundly boring, the BBC will instead teach viewers about the war between Rockstar Games and an attorney from Florida named Jack Thompson …

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