Eddie Redmayne has agreed to star in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which will be the first official Potter spin-off. This was reported in a press release from the Warner Bros. Pictures.
"Eddie Redmayne is one of the most talented and famous actors. We are delighted to welcome him to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling, in which he will no doubt brilliantly play Newt Scamander, the protagonist of Fantastic Beasts." said in a statement from the studio.
Recall that Scamander was the author of the textbook that Harry Potter and his classmates studied at Hogwarts. Consequently, the action of the picture will take place approximately seven decades before the events of "Potteriana". The movie will be directed by David Yates and written by J.K. Rowling.
The premiere of the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will take place on November 18, 2016. Its two sequels will be presented to viewers in 2018 and 2020. Most likely, Redmayne signed with Warner Bros. Pictures is a long-term contract, involving him in all sequels. In 2014, Eddie Redmayne won an Academy Award for his role in Stephen Hawking's Universe.
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