Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne will star in Harry Potter spin-off

Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne will star in Harry Potter. JK Rowling has written a new short story about Harry Potter. JK Rowling is making her screenwriting debut on the film.

Filmmaker David Yates will directed will direct the project, set for release in November next year. “Eddie is a fearless actor, brimming with invention, wit and humanity,” said  David Yates.

David also said: “I couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of working with him as we start this new adventure in JK Rowling’s wonderful world, and I know she feels the same way.”

In Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a Hogwarts textbook about, well, the magical creatures of that world.

Edward John David “Eddie” Redmayne is an English actor, singer and model. He started his professional career as an actor in both theatre and television roles in the early 2000s and then made his film debut, Like Minds, in 2006.