Exclusive: Daniel Radcliffe is attached to star in the indie comedy “The Amateur Photographer.”
Christopher Monger will direct from his own screenplay, based on his novel of the same name.
The 1970-set tale follows a young man who discovers his artistic calling after being drafted by the denizens of a sleepy little New England mill town to serve as photographer of their most intimate moments. He battles local authorities while bringing a bit of a velvet revolution to the community.
Ted Hope and Anne Carey will produce through their This Is That Prods. banner, while Karen Montgomery will also produce.
Radcliffe recently starred in “Harry Potter and the Dealthy Hallows: Part 1” and will soon be seen in “Part 2,” which is set for release July 15. The young thesp has also wrapped Hammer Films’ thriller “The Woman in Black.”
Monger was recently nominated for an Emmy for writing the HBO movie “Temple Grandin.”
Radcliffe is repped by UTA and ARG, while ICM and Neda Niroumand rep Monger.