EXCLUSIVE: 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.
Fogler 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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