Colin Farrell hops aboard ‘Harry Potter’ prequel ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Washington DC, Aug 6 : Colin Farrell is the latest to join the magical land of ‘ Harry Potter’ spin-off ‘ Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 39-year-old ‘True Detective’ will star alongside Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston and Dan Fogler in J.K. Rowling’s one of the most anticipated blockbuster.

The film, which is set some 70 years before Harry comes to Hogwarts, and focuses on the adventures of writer Newt Scamander, played by Redmayne, whose book later becomes part of syllabus at the wizarding school.

Farrell will fill the role of a wizard named Graves who crosses paths with Newt Scamander in New York.

The film is slated for November 2016 release. (ANI)