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Ezra Miller in Talks for 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts'

Ezra Miller in Talks for 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts'

We are super excited to hear that Ezra Miller may be starring in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them!

According to Variety, the 22-year-old actor is a frontrunner for the role of Kredan in the highly-anticipated Harry Potter spin-off by J.K. Rowling.

Sources tell the outlet that Ezra was always the favorite for the role, though the deal has yet to close.

“Set in New York roughly seven decades before Harry Potter‘s saga starts, Fantastic Beasts is based on the Hogwarts textbook of the same name and follows the adventures of its author, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne).”

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Eddie Redmayne Officially Joins 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

Eddie Redmayne Officially Joins 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

Eddie Redmayne braves the rain with his wife Hannah Bagshawe while heading back to their hotel on Monday afternoon (June 1) in New York City.

The 33-year-old actor has officially been cast as lead Newt Scamander in the first Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, from author J.K. Rowling.

Eddie Redmayne has emerged as one of today’s most extraordinarily talented and acclaimed actors,” Warner Bros. Pictures’ President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production Greg Silverman said in a statement (via EW). “We are thrilled to welcome him into J.K. Rowling‘s Wizarding World, where we know he will deliver a remarkable performance as Newt Scamander, the central character in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”

The movie is set to hit theaters on November 18, 2016 in 3D and IMAX!

10+ pics inside of Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe out amid the casting news… More Here! »

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David Yates To Direct 'Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them'

David Yates To Direct 'Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them'

Woohoo! David Yates is coming back for more Harry Potter!

The director, who also directed Order of The Phoenix, Half-Blood Prince, and both Deathly Hallows films, has been tapped to direct the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, THR reports.

With J.K. Rowling writing the script, the flick is set 70 years prior to the Harry Potter films and centers on Newton Artemis Fido Scamander, who wrote a reference guide to magical beasts, and the movies will follow his adventures after he is commissioned to write the tome.

The flick is set to debut November 18, 2016 — and if you’re at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, we know where to find them.

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