Harry Potter's Rupert Grint will star in a new comic book-inspired drama series on NBC, reports Deadline. NBC has committed to a pilot for the new series, created by Ugly Betty creator Silvio Horta and Secrets & Lies producer Aaron Kaplan.

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The series was written with Grint in mind for the lead, reportedly following the protagonist's quest to find the lost tenth issue of a comic book series written by his father before his death. 



The currently untitled project is not Grint's first foray into American TV. He previously starred in the CBS comedy pilot Super Clyde.

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