FORMER Harry Potter star Josh Herdman is set to take to the cage in preparation for a brand new movie.
Herdman, a black belt in Japanese Jiu-jitsu and life lengthy martial artist, made his profitable MMA debut in April 2016 towards Janusz Walachowski.
Now Herdman, 30, will struggle once more in the Rise of Champions forward of his starring role in Jesse Quinones-directed movie Cagefighter.
Herdman, who starred as Gregory Goyle in the Potter franchise, stated: "The script had me hooked immediately. The story, characters and dialogue are all on level.
"To get the lead in a movie about certainly one of my passions is a dream come true. It’s such an fascinating idea too, not only a common battle movie, it’s deeper than that, there’s a completely totally different angle.
"It reveals a few of the the darkest elements to preventing and in some locations particularly to MMA, coping with necessary points. I can’t wait to get caught in.
"I’ve been coaching solidly for each this struggle and for the role of Reiss, and I’m decided to nail each.”
The movie may also function a few of MMA's largest names together with UFC Mild Heavy Weight title contender Jimi Manuwa, Dan Hardy, and MMA Host Gareth A Davies.
Cagefighter might be Herdman's largest role because the Harry Potter movies.
He has additionally featured as Righteous in Robin Hood, and been in ITV hit collection Marcella.
Herdman performs Reiss, an MMA fighter battling with internal demons on his quest for championship gold.