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Colin Farrell to cast a spell in Harry Potter prequel


Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

Fans will be bewitched by the news that heart-throb Colin Farrell has been cast as a wizard in the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Farrell will play a wizard called Graves.


In the film, Graves meets writer Newt Scamander - played by Eddie Redmayne - during his journey to study magical creatures in America about 70 years before Harry Potter's story begins.

The film is based on JK Rowling's 2001 book, which she wrote under the pseudonym Newt Scamander.

Rowling will write the screenplay of the film which is due for release next year.