Jun 02, 2015 09:52 AM EST
Eddie Redmayne Confirmed for Fantastic Beasts
A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Eddie Redmayne was the favorite to be cast in the upcoming Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, and now the news has been confirmed that he will, in fact, be starring in the film. The announcement was made yesterday by Warner Bros.
Redmayne will be playing the role of Newt Scamander. Fantastic Beasts will be directed by David Yates, produced by David Heyman and J.K. Rowling will be making her screenwriting debut.
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is slated for a November 18, 2016.
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