Redmayne was cast in his first feature film Like Minds (2006) after being spotted by casting director Lucy Bevan performing in a play called Goats. Redmayne has appeared in films such as The Good Shepherd (2006), Savage Grace (2007), Powder Blue (2008), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Glorious 39 (2009), and Hick (2011). He starred as Osmund in Christopher Smith’s supernatural gothic chiller film Black Death (2010). His 2008 Sundance drama film The Yellow Handkerchief was released on 26 February 2010 by Samuel Goldwyn Films. In 2011, Redmayne starred as filmmaker Colin Clark in the drama film My Week with Marilyn. He took on the role of Marius Pontmercy for the 2012 musical film Les Misérables. Redmayne at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival In 2014, Redmayne starred as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, a role for which he won the Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor, depicting the debilitating challenges of ALS. In early 2015, Redmayne appeared in the Wachowski siblings’ film, Jupiter Ascending as Balem Abrasax. The film was widely panned, including his performance, and won him the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor. Redmayne also presented the 2015 documentary War Art with Eddie Redmayne, made as part of the ITV’s Perspectives programme. Redmayne guest starred as Ryan the tank engine in Thomas & Friends movie special Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure. That same year, Redmayne starred in the biographical drama The Danish Girl, directed by Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper. In the film, released in the United Kingdom on 1 January 2016, Redmayne portrayed transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, a casting choice that was met with backlash from the transgender community. Nonetheless, Redmayne’s performance garnered critical acclaim; in January 2016, he earned his second nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor in consecutive years. Redmayne later acknowledged the controver.
Eddie Redmayne it is part of Fantastic Beasts 3 – an upcoming fantasy film directed by David Yates, with a screenplay by J. K. Rowling and Steve Kloves
The film was initially scheduled to be released on 12 November 2021, but following Depp’s departure, his role’s recasting with Mikkelsen and the COVID-19 pandemic, Warner Bros. shifted the release to 15 July 2022. In September 2021, the film’s release was pushed forward three months early to 15 April 2022, alongside the announcement of the full title. It was later announced that the film will release a week earlier in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 8 April 2022. The film will be available to stream on HBO Max 45 days after its theatrical debut.