Could Oscar winner Eddie’s next big role be as Magizoologist Newt Scamander?
After taking home the Best Actor Award at this year’s Oscar ceremony, Eddie Redmayne is reportedly high on the list of Warner Bros' choices to star as Newt Scamander in the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Director David Yates has already signed onto the project, which is expected to hit cinemas in November of next year.
Redmayne won an Oscar earlier this year for Stephen Hawking biopic, The Theory of Everything.
According to The Wrap, Redmayne is Warner Bros. choice to star as Newt Scamander in what will be a trilogy of films, with author Jk Rowling penning the script. The Wrap reports an insider close to the situation as saying it is unclear whether Redmayne has met with Yates to discuss the project, but the actor has yet to see a script.
Potter spin-off trilogy is in a safe pair of hands when it's released in November 2016.
Director David Yates is to reconnect with the world of Harry Potter as news was announced that he is to direct Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to Variety. The project is the first part of a spin-off trilogy from the Potter series, also authored by J.K. Rowling.
David Yates will direct the first of the three Fantastic Beasts films
Yates represents a very safe pair of hands for the project, as he directed the last four of the eight Harry Potter movies. Although no deal has been confirmed, insiders believe that both sides are in contractual negotiations.
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The English filmmaker, who directed the last four Harry Potter' movies, is reportedly in negotiations to join the project.
It appears Warner Bros. has found the right man to direct the upcoming 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' spin-off movie, which is slated for release on November 18th 2016, and he is a very familiar face.
David Yates will direct the 'Fantastic Beasts' spin-off
English filmmaker David Yates, who directed the final four 'Harry Potter' films, is currently in negotiations with the studio to take the helm of another J.K. Rowling wizard story based on the Potter franchise, Variety reports.
The Aussie actress will appear as Jane in the latest big screen take on the story of Tarzan
Margot Robbie's stock continues to rise higher and higher and as she looks set to become the latest in-demand Hollywood leading lady, her next big role has all but been confirmed. According to The Warp, the Wolf of Wall Street star is in the final stage of negotiations to star in David Yates' big screen version of Tarzan.
Robbie definately has the looks to be a leading lady
With filming set to begin this summer, Robbie looks set to join a cast that already includes Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson and Alexander Skarsgard as the loincloth-wearing tree swinger. The big-budget Warner Brothers production has been in the works for some time now, with Robbie's impending appointment to the film hopefully being the final piece of the puzzle needed to get filming of the latest take on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novel series underway.
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Alfonso Cuaron, Bonnie Wright, David Barron, David Heyman, David Yates, Evanna Lynch, Mike Newell, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton - Alfonso Cuaron, David Yates, Evanna Lynch, Mike Newell, Bonnie Wright, David Barron, Rupert Grint, David Heyman and Tom Felton Saturday 31st March 2012 The worldwide Grand Opening event for the
Matthew Lewis, Bonnie Wright, David Yates, Evanna Lynch and Harry Potter - Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, director David Yates and Bonnie Wright with the Best Film award for Harry Potter And The Deatlhly Hallows: Part 2 Sunday 25th March 2012 The Empire Film Awards 2012- Press Room
Harry Potter and his friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, continue their search for Voldemort's Horcruxes - dark magical objects that help the user gain immortality. Having found and destroyed one Horcrux - a locket belonging to Hogwarts founder Salazar Slytherin - the three friends travel from Ron's older brother Bill Weasley's house by the sea to the wizarding bank, Gringotts and then to Hogwarts to look for the final remaining Horcruxes.
The final instalment of the Harry Potter series is almost upon us! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will bring the much loved set of films to a close.