Eddie Redmayne Cast in J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts”

Eddie Redmayne, who played Marius in the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables, has been cast as the lead character Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. The film is based on the fictional school book mentioned throughout the Harry Potter series and is currently set to release in 2016. 

What do you think of the casting choice?