Katherine Waterston Lands Female Lead in 'Fantastic Beasts'
Katherine Waterston has landed the lead female role in the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a spin-off of the Harry Potter series.
The 35-year-old actress will play “Tina, short for Porpentina, a witch who works her magic in the U.S. She meets magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) when he stops in New York City on his travels to find and document magical creatures,” according to Variety.
Katherine is best known for her break-out role in the film Inherent Vice and her work on the series Boardwalk Empire.
WHAT DO YOU THINK of Katherine Waterston’s casting?