Eddie Redmayne Says the 'Fantastic Beasts' Movies Fulfilled a 'Childhood Dream'

Eddie Redmayne is an acclaimed actor who has tackled many roles throughout the course of his career. From the beloved Stephen Hawking to his latest turn in The Good Nurse, the Oscar-winner has tackled a wide variety of parts and genres. But many know him best as Newt Scamander. In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Redmayne opened up about his work in the Fantastic Beasts movies, revealing how acting in the series helped to fulfill a “childhood dream.”

Eddie Redmayne stars in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ franchise

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Eddie Redmayne attends the European premiere of “Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them” at Odeon Leicester Square on November 15, 2016 in London, England. | Samir Hussein/WireImage

The Harry Potter franchise spawned the notable Fantastic Beasts series of films. The first movie in the franchise, released in 2016, is titled Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. With a star-studded cast, the film drew even more fans into the wizarding world that has become so beloved.

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