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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
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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.

'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Arriving November 2016

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by Jacob Hall May 13, 2014 03:23 PM
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The saga of Harry Potter may have come to a definitive end with 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2,' but his mysterious wizarding world will live on! We already knew that original Potter Author J.K. Rowling would be making her screenwriting debut with upcoming spinoff film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' but now we know when we'll be able to see the movie!

'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Will Be a Trilogy

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by Britt Hayes March 30, 2014 12:25 PM
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It was announced last September that 'Harry Potter' franchise author J.K. Rowling is working with Warner Bros. on a spinoff titled 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' and now comes word that the studio will follow in the footsteps of the 'Hobbit' franchise by making the exciting new project into an even more exciting new trilogy, milking every bit of of this magic for what its worth.

J.K. Rowling Admits Harry Potter and Hermione Should Have Ended Up Together

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by Jacob Hall February 03, 2014 12:34 PM
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It's been seven years since the 'Harry Potter' book series came to a close and almost three years since the films wrapped up. It's safe to say that this popular tale has officially and definitively come to an end...except author J.K. Rowling has now made the startling admission that the brainy Hermione Granger should have ended up with Harry himself, not the bumbling Ron Weasley.

Could More 'Harry Potter' Spinoffs Be On the Way? Warner Bros. Trademarks More Properties

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by Nick Romano September 27, 2013 09:27 AM
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Warner Bros. pulled a fast one on us when it revealed that J.K. Rowling would be writing the screenplay for a film adaptation of her 'Harry Potter' companion book 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' with the potential of producing a new film series around its fictional author, Newt Scamander. With the announcement, the studio revealed plans to further expand the 'Harry Potter' brand, but will that entail more spinoff films to come?

The Beginner's Guide to the 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

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by Jacob Hall September 18, 2013 12:59 PM
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When it was announced that a new movie set in the Harry Potter universe was in the works, the internet erupted into cheers. When the din died down and everyone realized that the film wouldn't feature the legendary boy wizard with the lightning bolt...

J.K. Rowling Has Complete Creative Control Over the 'Harry Potter' Spinoff

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by Mike Sampson September 18, 2013 09:48 AM
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While J.K. Rowling is one of the biggest selling (and richest) authors in the world, she has never written a movie screenplay. But, when you're the creator of the billion dollar 'Harry Potter' franchise, even a first time writer can make some creative demands.
Rowling will write the screenplay for the forthcoming 'Harry Potter' spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' and her contract with Warner Bros. stipulates that her script cannot be rewritten, doctored or polished without her explicit permission.

Five Other 'Harry Potter' Spin-Offs We'd Like to See

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by Jacob Hall September 12, 2013 12:33 PM
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If you're a fan of the Harry Potter franchise, chances are strong that you've already heard the news: J.K. Rowling is writing the screenplay for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' a film taking place in the Harry Potter universe but having...

More 'Harry Potter' Movies? J.K. Rowling Adapting 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

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by Nick Romano September 12, 2013 08:32 AM
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It's been more than two years since 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2' hit theaters, thereby completing the eight-film series adapted from J.K. Rowling's bestselling books. But it turns out we're not through yet with the land of witches and wizards. Warner Bros. is adapting 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' a companion book to the 'Harry Potter' universe, for a new film series.