comiccon 2015 placeholderEXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has set Dan Fogler to join the cast of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, the David Yates-directed adventure set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. Fogler joins Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller and Alison Sudol in the cast. He’ll play the role of Jacob, a non-magical person whom Newt (Redmayne) befriends while on his adventure in New York. Rowling wrote the script and the Harry Potter gang of David Heyman, Rowling, Steve Kloves and Lionel Wigram are producing. Warners’ Courtenay Valenti is shepherding.

Image (3) Dan-Fogler__131106050225.jpg for post 627756Fogler won the Tony Award for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and most recently has been seen in the series The Good Wife, The Goldbergs and Hannibal, and been in the voice cast of Horton Hears A Who and Kung Fu Panda.

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nerdrage
11 months
Even when they're playing American characters? I wonder if there's some rule they also have to be...
Paul
11 months
This story is set in New York, so they are bound to cast some American actors. I...
pearlcream
11 months
Interesting! I had heard that the author required all the Harry Potter actors to be UK but...