Katherine Waterston has officially joined the cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. Waterston will play Tina a.k.a Porpentina, an American witch who meets Newt Scamander(Eddie Redmayne) on his travels to New York City. The film is set to hit theaters on November 18, 2016.
Warner Bros executive Greg Silverman said this about Waterston’s casting:
“Katherine Waterston is a rising star, who was a revelation in our film Inherent Vice, earning the praise of both critics and audiences. We are thrilled to have her back in the Warner Bros. family, especially in one of our most anticipated titles for 2016, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”