Monday, July 13, 2015

Open Audition for Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

The hunt is on to find an 8 - 12 year newcomer to star in the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them.

Eddie Redmayne has already been cast as Newt Scamander in the three-film series which will be set 70 years before the Harry Potter story begins, They're based on the charity book released in 1997 for Comic Relief by JK Rowling.

Warner Bros Pictures and the makers of the Harry Potter films are now casting for a new role in the film.

They are looking for a girl between the ages of 8- 12 yrs for the role of ‘Modesty’.

‘Modesty’ is a haunted young girl with an inner strength and stillness. She has an ability to see deep into people and understand them.

If you would like to apply to be considered for this role and you fit the criteria below, please come along to make an application and to meet a member of the Casting Team and have a photo taken on:

Saturday 18 July 2015 

Excel Centre Hall 
Royal Victoria Dock 
1 Western Gateway 
London E16 1XL

Queue will open at 9:00am and will close promptly at 1:00pm. No one will be permitted to join the queue after 1:00pm.

Application process will begin at 10:00am.

There are no facilities for overnight queuing and camping is strictly prohibited.

Please‎ wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather on the day. Even if sunny it may be advisable to bring a sweater for air conditioned areas.

Application Criteria/ Restrictions.

- All girls between the ages of 8-12yrs may apply.

- All applicants must be available for the shooting dates between August 2015 – January 2016.

- All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

- All applicants must be accompanied by one parent or legal guardian over the age of 18 yrs.

- Additional guests cannot be admitted into the venue.

- Unaccompanied minors will not be permitted to make an application.

- Travel expenses will not be reimbursed.


  1. Oh dear my daughter is 13 and a little bit (ok a lot) gutted... bless her. Good Luck to anyone who goes!

  2. Is this the only place and date for applications? Thank you

  3. Is there another date and would someone who looked the age but was a bit older be suitable to audition?