Lets face it: We all love ourselves some Eddie Redmayne, right? No matter what role the actor plays, he manages to grab us and pull us in. Well, he portrayal of Newt Scamader in the new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie pulled everyone in, and everyone loves him.
So, if we told you that he was going to be narrating the new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them audio book as Newt Scamander, you’d probably be just a tad excited, right? Well, we have something to tell you… Eddie Redmayne is doing exactly that.
As you Harry Potter fans will know, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is being re-released later this year. o much has happened in the Wizarding World since the original publication of the book that J.K. Rowling couldn’t resist updating some of the text.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was of course one of the textbooks from Harry Potter’s days at Hogwarts, and in 2001 it was turned into an actual book. Now, the updated version will introduce us to six brand new magical creatures, and there will also be a completely new forward from Magizoologist, Newt Scamander. Newt will detail more about what happened when he visited New York City in 1926.
We don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to sit down and listen to the audiobook now. We were going to go out and purchase the text, of course, but now we know the fantastic Eddie Redmayne is narrating the e-book, we may have to purchase that as well.
Pottermore has released a short behind-the-scenes video of Eddie Redmayne recording the audio book, and we love the faces that he pulls to get into the character of Newt Scamander. We’re so ready to be transported to the Wizarding World once again through Eddie’s delightful voice.
Just like the updated book and e-book, the audio version will also be available to purchase on March 14.