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.
— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) January 16, 2016
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.