Neil Patrick Harris to be Count Olaf in Netflix’s Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

Actor Neil Patrick Harris confirmed on his twitter Friday night that he will indeed be Count Olaf in Netflix’s adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.

There was a previous adaptation of the series, which was a feature-length film starring Jim Carrey. Now, Netflix has taken the reigns and Neil Patrick Harris is the first cast announcement.

There’s no set release date.


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