Colin Farrell has joined the cast of the “Harry Potter” spin-off “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” at Warner Bros. Pictures.
David Yates is directing from a script by author J.K. Rowling with the story set seven decades before those in the previous “Harry Potter” films. Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler and Alison Sudol also star.
Farrell will play Graves, a wizard that Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) meets in New York. The story follows Newt’s adventures in the secret community of witches and wizards as he attempts to document magical creatures.
David Heyman is producing the film which is set for release on November 18th 2016.