Dan Folger has landed one of the leading rolls in Harry Potter spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’.
According to Deadline, the Fanboys star will play a muggle called Jacob, in the David Yeats-directed film with a screenplay by JK Rowling.
Eddie Redmayne will play protagonist Newt Scamander — a magizoologist who makes a pitstop in New York City during his travels. Jacob serves as Scamander’s rival.
Production on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them begins later this year ahead of a November 18, 2016 release.