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First Photo Of Eddie Redmayne As Newt Scamander In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

November 4, 2015 | Posted by Joseph Lee

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the cover of their next issue, which features Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. The photo also reveals the entrance of the Magical Congress of the United States of America, which is the US version of the Ministry of Magic and is located in the Woolworth Building in New York City.

The film also stars Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Colin Farrell, Jenn Murray, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo, Gemma Chan and Faith Wood-Blagrove. It was directed by David Yates.

The film follows Scamander, “the Wizarding World’s preeminent magizoologist, who in his travels has encountered and documented a myriad of magical creatures, ultimately leading to his penning the Hogwarts School textbook ;Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.'”

The film will be produced by David Heyman, J.K. Rowling; Steve Kloves, and Lionel Wigram. Rowling also wrote the screenplay. The film will be released by Warner Bros. Pictures in 3D and IMAX on November 18, 2016.