Fantastic Beasts has found its female lead in Katherine Waterston!
Katherine Waterston has landed the role of Porpentina (Tina), a witch who operates in the United States in the Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She will play opposite Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander. According to Warner Bros., Tina meets magizoologist Newt when he stops in New York City during his travels to find and document magical creatures.
Waterston past film and TV credits include Inherent Vice, Boardwalk Empire, and will appear in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic.