Actress Catherine Waterston, known to viewers from the movie "Inborn Vice" and the TV series "Boardwalk Empire", will play the female lead in the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." This is reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
She got the role of a heroine named Porpetina, a sorceress from New York. Thus, it is indirectly confirmed that, unlike the Harry Potter books, a significant part of the action will take place in the United States. According to preliminary information, Porpetina will meet with the main character Newt Scamander in New York, where the author of the book "Fantastic Beasts and Their Habitats" arrived to study some documents.
Recall that previously the writer J.K. Rowling, promised to tell in the movie about the whereabouts of an American school of wizardry that did not appear in the Harry Potter series.
The movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will take place about seventy years before the events of the "Potterians". The director will be David Yates and Eddie Redmayne will play the lead role. The project will kick off a trilogy dedicated to Scamander's adventures. The first movie will premiere on November 18, 2016. Two sequels will be released in 2018 and 2020.
The Topic of Article: The Birth Defect Star To Play The Lead Female Lead In The Potter Spin-Off.