Colin Farrell joins Eddie Redmayne in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Colin Farrell is the latest actor set to cast a spell or two in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

A source confirms to Mashable that the Irish actor will play Graves, a wizard that Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) meets in New YorkThe Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.

Not much is known about Graves just yet, since the source material — Rowling’s 2001 book of the same name — is a reproduction of a book owned by Harry Potter and written by magical zoologist Newt Scamander. But for what it’s worth (and if you really want to grasp for straws), we’ve seen the last name Graves in the Potter-verse before: Merton Graves was the cellist for popular wizarding band, The Weird Sisters Read more…

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