JK Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off movie, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is holding an open casting call for their next young star.
According to BBC, Warner Bros. is looking for a girl between the ages of eight and 12 to play the character of Modesty. An open casting call will be held to find a girl to star in JK Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off movie, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’
“Modesty is a haunted young girl with an inner strength and stillness,” the studio said. “She has an ability to see deep into people and understand them.”
The casting call will take place at the Excel Centre in London on Saturday.
The chosen youngster will star opposite Eddie Redmayne in what is bound to be one of the biggest movie releases of 2016.
JK Rowling has written the screen play for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, which is based on a Harry Potter spin-off book written in 2001.
Redmayne will play “magizoologist” Newt Scamander, who writes a Hogwarts School textbook about the fictional creatures he encounters as he explores the mythical universe.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is expected to be released on 18 November 2016.
Writing on her Facebook page in 2013, JK Rowling said: “Although it will be set in the worldwide community of witches and wizards where I was so happy for 17 years, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is neither a prequel nor a sequel to the Harry Potter series, but an extension of the wizarding world.
“The laws and customs of the hidden magical society will be familiar to anyone who has read the Harry Potter books or seen the films, but Newt’s story will start in New York, 70 years before Harry’s gets under way.”
For more details check out the casting call details below:
‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Casting Call
If you would like to apply to be considered for this role and you fit the criteria below, please come along to make an application and to meet a member of the Casting Team and have a photo taken.
Saturday 18 July 2015
Excel Centre Hall
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
London E16 1XL
Queue will open at 9:00am and will close promptly at 1:00pm. No one will be permitted to join the queue after 1:00pm.
Application process will begin at 10:00am.
There are no facilities for overnight queuing and camping is strictly prohibited.
Please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather on the day. Even if sunny it may be advisable to bring a sweater for air conditioned areas.
For more details visit WarnerBros.co.uk