Of all the Harry Potter stars, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) has definitely been the quietest of the Golden Trio when it comes to his career. However, this is about to change since he’s poised to follow one of his co-star’s footsteps into the foray of acting on Broadway. Grint is set to make his Broadway debut this fall in “It’s Only a Play” and he’ll definitely be in good company including Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Megan Mullally, F. Murray Abraham, and Stockard Channing. “It’s Only A Play” is also scheduled to be a 17-week engagement.

The 25-year-old will play Frank Finger, the director of a play written by an anxious writer played by Broderick. The plot will follow the writer as he watches the play alongside a television star friend, played by Lane; the producer, played by Mullally; and a critic, played by Abraham, according to Entertainment Weekly. “It’s Only A Play” premiered in New York in 1986 at the Manhattan Theatre club and has undergone revision by Terrance McNally, who’s won four Tony awards.

Grint will follow the footsteps of his former co-star Daniel Radcliffe as he marches his way onto the magical world of Broadway. Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter, made his Broadway debut back in 2008 as the lead in “Equus”. He has returned a couple other times, but his recent work is the black comedy “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” which ends its current engagement in July before Grint starts his run. Grint has acted in theater before, having made his debut at the West End stage in Jez Butterworth’s “Mojo”, but he will soon see the difference between Broadway and all else.

Emma Watson now remains the lone Harry Potter lead who has yet to venture onto the stage. She’s been very successful with her post-Potter career carrying on in her work on the silver screen. She held a starring role in 2012’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower as appearing in this year’s Bible-pic Noah alongside Russell Crowe.

“It’s Only A Play” will premiere on October 9 2014.

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