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‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Takes You Behind the Scenes in a Magical New Featurette

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by Britt Hayes January 31, 2016 @ 9:28 AM
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. has unveiled a special treat for Harry Potter fans this weekend with this new behind-the-scenes featurette from the set of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which promises a wild, magical and awe-inspiring new adventure. The film marks the screenwriting debut of Potter author J.K. Rowling, whose praises are sung quite fondly in this new video.

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Tells You Where to Find the Trailer

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by Britt Hayes December 10, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
Warner Bros.
As far as these “teaser for the teaser trailer” things go, the “announcement trailer” for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a welcome change of pace. Featuring absolutely zero footage and with no hint of smug indulgence, this simple but elegant tease from Warner Bros. has us more excited about the first trailer for the upcoming film than one of those typical, obnoxious teaser-for-the-teaser-for-the-trailer videos would. Good job, WB.

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Trailer: Alexander Skarsgard Is the King of the Jungle

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by Britt Hayes December 9, 2015 @ 7:24 PM
Warner Bros.
Following today's first look at The Legend of Tarzan comes the first official trailer for the film, which revives the classic character with the help of Alexander Skarsgard and Harry Potter director David Yates. For those that suspected the new Tarzan film might be a bit silly, the trailer is filled with striking imagery and epic action shots, promising a movie that will be quite lovely to look at, at the very least.

Gaze Upon the Rippling Abs of Alexander Skarsgard in the First ‘Tarzan’ Photos

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by Charles Bramesco December 9, 2015 @ 12:29 PM
Warner Bros.
Making his first appearance in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 adventure serials, Tarzan has assumed a comfortable placement in the annals of pop culture. The Lord of the Apes appears every decade or so for a new spin on the classic tale of the feral...

Uh Oh, Warner Bros.’ 3D ‘Tarzan’ Movie Might Be in Big Trouble

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by Erin Whitney October 14, 2015 @ 11:34 AM
Walt Disney
Tarzan might be stuck up in the trees for a while. Although Warner Bros. plans to release its upcoming 3D Tarzan film, starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie, in July of next year, it looks like that may not happen. According to a new report from THR, sources close to the production reveal that there’s still a lot of work to do on the unfinished film.

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Begins Filming, Samantha Morton Joins Cast

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by Britt Hayes August 17, 2015 @ 5:33 PM
Warner Bros.
The casting recently began falling into place for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, but the Harry Potter spinoff isn’t done just yet — Samantha Morton has joined the line-up of the upcoming film, which has begun shooting in London. Given that the story brings its protagonist over to New York, it shouldn’t be long before filming commences stateside.

Harry Potter Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Will Be a Trilogy, Release Dates Announced

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by Jacob Hall October 15, 2014 @ 11:33 AM
Warner Bros.
In news that should surprise absolutely no one, it was revealed today that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' the first cinematic spin-off from the massively popular 'Harry Potter' series, won't be a standalone film. Warner Bros. is betting heavily on their return to J.K. Rowling's wizarding world and have announced that the adventures of magical animal specialist Newt Scamander will be a trilogy.

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Finds a 'Harry Potter' Director

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by Britt Hayes August 21, 2014 @ 1:43 PM
Warner Bros.
Here's another reason to be excited for 'Harry Potter' spinoff film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them': the new project has just taken on a director quite familiar with the wizarding world of Harry Potter. David Yates, who helmed four of the films in the series, is returning to tame the mythical beasts.

'Tarzan' Finds a Villain in Christoph Waltz Opposite Alexander Skarsgard

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by Nick Romano September 26, 2013 @ 1:52 PM
The Weinstein Co./HBO
A 'Tarzan' remake with David Yates of the 'Harry Potter' franchise attached to direct has long been in development, and has actually not been officially greenlit as of yet. However, Warner Bros. is looking to culminate a top-notch cast to help get this film made, and Oscar-winning 'Django Unchained' star Christoph Waltz has been added in a villainous role.