"Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint aims for Broadway in "It's Only a Play"

Rupert Grint attends the world premiere of "Postman Pat" at Odeon West End on May 11, 2014, in London. Getty Images

Producers of Terrence McNally's Broadway-bound revival of "It's Only a Play" have added a little "Harry Potter" magic -- Rupert Grint.

The actor, who played Ron Weasley in the Potter film franchise, will make his Broadway debut alongside Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Stockard Channing, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham and Emmy winner Megan Mullally.

The revival will play the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and opening night is set for Oct. 9.

"It's Only a Play," which previously appeared off-Broadway in 1986, is a send-up of show business. It is set on the eve of a play's opening night and its anxious playwright has to deal with Broadway show business types as they await the first reviews.

Grint made his West End debut in the 2013 revival of Jez Butterworth's "Mojo."

His "Harry Potter" co-star Daniel Radcliffe has also made the move to Broadway, appearing in productions of "Equus," "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" and "The Cripple of Inishmaan."

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