Rupert Grint will star in the new gangster TV series Snatch

The Harry Potter alumnus is set to break into a life of London crime

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And the new face of the London’s criminal underworld is: Ron Weasley. Well, Rupert Grint, but the face is the same.

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Grint is set to star in and executive produce Snatch, a 10-episode TV series based on the Guy Ritchie gangster film of the same name, reports Deadline.

However, according to a press release for the new series, the first original show from Sony streaming service Crackle, Snatch isn’t a continuation of the movie, but it’ll carry the cult flick’s “spirit”. Think Fargo.

However, unlike Fargo, Snatch is based on a real real-life heist in London, revolving around a group of twenty-something hustlers who stumble upon a truck-load of stolen gold, a find that thrusts the group into a world of organised crime. Cue rogue cops, international mobsters and the supervillains of the capital’s underworld.

Where does Grint fit in? He’s reported to play Charlie Cavendish, a “dynamic, frustratingly chaotic and utterly posh con man”. We can’t wait to hear what accent he’ll use.

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Also slated to appear in the series due in 2017, is Dougray Scott (Fear the Walking Dead) and Ed Westwick (Wicked City) as a recurring guest star. Plus, Nick Renton (The Musketeers) will direct.