In the most efficient information we’ve heard all week, the previous “Daily Show” correspondent is about to sign up for the forged of the approaching sequel to the “Harry Potter” spin-off, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” consistent with Pottermore.
The main points of her function aren’t specified, however that didn’t forestall the out and proud “Harry Potter” enthusiast from screaming from the social media rooftops.
“HELLO EVERYONE I AM SO EXCITED TO TELL YOU THAT I AM GOING TO BE IN FANTASTIC BEASTS. I AM SCREAMING,” Williams wrote on Friday. “IF ANYONE WOULD HAVE TOLD 9 YEAR OLD ME THAT I WOULD SOMEDAY PLAY A CHARACTER THAT EXISTS IN THE WIZARDING WORLD I WOULD NOT HAVE BELIEVED IT. I’M SO THRILLED. THANK YOU JO.”
The follow-up to the 2016 movie starring Eddie Redmayne is about to carry every other title ― acquainted to “Harry Potter” fanatics ― into the “Fantastic Beasts” universe: Nicholas Flamel.
The well-known alchemist (and pal to former Hogwarts headmaster Dumbledore) used to be first presented in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as the person who created the titular stone and came upon the Elixir of Life. In the “Fantastic Beasts” sequel, he’ll be performed through Chilean actor Brontis Jodorowsky.
Other new castmembers come with Wolf Roth as a personality named Spielman, “Call the Midwife” superstar Victoria Yeates as Bunty, Derek Riddell as Torquil Travers, Poppy Corby-Tuech as Rosier, and Cornell S. John as Arnold Guzman. Fiona Glascott could also be becoming a member of the forged in an unspecified function.
As Pottermore notes, the names Travers and Rosier have gave the impression within the “Harry Potter” universe prior to, because the surnames of 2 Death Eaters devoted to Lord Voldemort.
Williams and “Harry Potter” creator J.Ok. Rowling have a well-documented friendship that we don’t seem to be so secretly obsessive about.
After exchanging DMs and birthday needs over social media, they took the next move of their fledgling friendship and met IRL. The two went to dinner, which Williams chronicled in hilarious type on her Instagram, or even celebrated their birthdays in combination.
Watch Williams discuss their friendship beneath: