Eddie Redmayne First Choice For Harry Potter Prequel

JK Rowling will also write her own screenplay

There's More Harry Potter on the Way, Probably With Eddie Redmayne

While the Harry Potter saga officially ended years ago now, there will be a new story from the Potter universe, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which is a prequel. And now apparently Eddie Redmayne is the front runner to star. Redmayne is of course hot stuff right now because of his Oscar winning performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, and according to Variety, Beasts takes place seven decades before the Harry Potter saga begins. This project is set up at the home of Harry, Warner Brothers, and JK Rowling will be making her debut as a screenwriter on this one...

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