Daniel Radcliffe in The Woman in Black

If anyone wondered whether Daniel Radcliffe had grown up since his days of Harry Potter, here's something that will put all doubts to rest. Watch The Boy Who Lived being haunted by The Woman in Black and tell us what you think

hollywood Updated: Aug 19, 2011 17:35 IST

In his first foray on film post-Harry Potter, the actor stars in The Woman in Black, a supernatural thriller. The first trailer of the film offers a glimpse at the period horror tale set at the Eel Marsh mansion, with footage that reveals a haunting with animated toys and objects.

Based on a 1983 novel by Susan Hill, it is the story of a young lawyer who travels to a small English village and encounters the ghost of a scorned woman. The stage play version has played London since 1987.

Radcliffe's character uncovers tragic secrets when he discovers that local children have died mysteriously.

Ciaran Hinds (Harry Potter) costars with a screenplay by Jane Goldman, who co-wrote X-Men: First Class and Kick-Ass.

The film opens in North America on February 3, 2012, the UK on February 10 and other countries to follow.

First Published: Aug 18, 2011 16:38 IST