Is Porpentina like Hermione?

The Harry Potter spin-off will hit the theaters on November 18.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will premiere worldwide on 18th of November.  And there are many details about the hero Newt Scamander played by the star Eddie Redmayne. As Fantastic Beasts is a new story from the Harry Potter universe, it is normal that fans try to find similarities between the two series, Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. One of these similarity cases is Katherine Waterston‘s character, Tina Goldstein, a worker of Magic US Congress, is compared to Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series.

Katherine talks about Porpentina and Hermoine

“I’ve never compared them simply because they are both women. You know, they are completely different characters and it does not feel like I’m following her footsteps because she is a woman,” says the actress to Collider, “It’s amazing to be part of this world that means so much for people and I have no problem with that. It’s just that I never thought about it that way and I’ll probably get nervous doing” and laughs.

Porpentina Goldstein in Fantastic Beasts
Porpentina Goldstein in Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them follows the adventures of Newt Scamander, a magizoologist that has just been expelled from Hogwarts and carrying a suitcase full of strange magical creatures. The new film is directed by David Yates (The Legend of Tarzan) and has Katherine Waterston (Porpentina Goldstein), Colin Farrell (Percival Graves) and Dan Fogler (Jacob), among others, in its cast.


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