Washington, Nov 30 : Daniel Radcliffe is set to play legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in new movie `Kill Your Darlings'.
According to TwitchFilm. com, the `Harry Potter' star is set to start shooting the film - which will be written and directed by John Krokidas - after his run in Broadway play `How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying', Contactmusic reported.
The project was initially announced in 2009 with Jesse Eisenberg originally set to play Ginsberg with Chris Evans as poet/novelist Jack Kerouac and Ben Whishaw as instrumental Beat Generation figure Lucien Carr.
The film - which is based in real events - revolves around the relationship between Ginsberg, Kerouac and Carr. (ANI)