Eddie Redmayne Lands Lead Role In 'Harry Potter' Prequel
The actor has landed the lead role in the highly anticipated "Harry Potter" prequel, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."By Lexie Hammesfahr | June 2, 2015
Eddie Redmayne is on top of the wizard world.
Warner Bros. announced Monday the Oscar-winning star will join the "Harry Potter" franchise as magizoologist Newt Scamander in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
If you're unfamiliar with this aspect of the 'Harry Potter' world, Scamander wrote a magizoology book by the same title, and it's a required read for all first-year Hogwarts students.