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David Yates to direct “Fantastic Beasts”, plus more news from Warner Bros. on the upcoming films!


After months of speculation, it has been announced that David Yates is set to direct "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them", and the film series will be "at least" a trilogy. Find out more about what we've learned from the Time Warner Investor Meeting! Read More »

UPDATED: Breaking the anagram: What J.K. Rowling said about Newt Scamander

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It all started with a tweet. Read More »

“Harry Potter” director David Yates in talks to return for “Fantastic Beasts”


It seems like more and more of the old crowd is returning to help bring J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" to the screen. Read More »

RUMOR: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sequel release dates set

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Did Warner Bros. just spill the beans on the release dates for the much-anticipated "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" trilogy? Read More »

Warner Brothers creates new team to oversee “Potter” franchise


Warner Brothers has announced a new team to oversee the "Harry Potter" franchise. The group, known as the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team, will "develop and execute a high level strategic vision for the 'Harry Potter' brand." Read More »

Confirmed: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” to film at Leavesden!

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Warner Bros. confirms where the "Fantastic Beasts" trilogy will be filmed - take a look! Read More »

Domhnall Gleeson talks “Fantastic Beasts” and “Star Wars: Episode VII”


Domhnall Gleeson opens up about his upcoming role in "Star Wars: Episode VII" and the possibility of returning for the anticipated film series based on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". Find out what he had to say! Read More »

Tom Felton talks “Fantastic Beasts”, Warner Bros. Studio Tour, and “Murder in the First”

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Tom Felton speaks to IGN about his upcoming role on the new US TV series "Murder in the First", as well as some topics relevant to the "Harry Potter" universe: the upcoming spinoff film based on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" and the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” will feature UK and US wizards

Exterior of The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

The Warner Bros. Entertainment UK, Ireland, and Spain president, Josh Berger, spoke this week at a conference about the impact of the "Potter" films on the British film industry, as well as the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón NOT looking for a new project

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We posted only recently that Alfonso Cuarón was rumored to direct the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film. Nikki Finke suggested on Twitter that Alfonso was in talks to direct the film, which sent fans into a frenzy. However, a new article today states that Alfonso is NOT looking for any new projects at the moment. Read More »

Is Alfonso Cuarón the right fit to direct “Fantastic Beasts”? We share two very opposing views on this subject

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Two of our brilliant writers share their views on the Alfonso Cuarón rumor to direct "Fantastic Beasts". One writer shares why Cuarón would be the PERFECT choice, while another thinks this would be a DISASTER! Read both arguments, and then share your thoughts on Cuarón as the potential director of the Rowling spinoff. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón to direct “Fantastic Beasts”?


Last week the release date for the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film was finally announced for 2016. Now, the rumors have begun to fly over who will direct the film and who will be cast in the main roles. Today, a strong lead has emerged for who could direct. Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: A Seal of Approval

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It was the week for announcements! Those and a couple of pinnipeds. Check out the Twitter Roundup to find out more. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” first installment gets a release date


Warner Bros. CEO announces the release date for the first installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" trilogy! Read More »

Bonnie Wright speaks about “Fantastic Beasts”, Ginny/Harry relationship


In a recent interview, Bonnie Wright – who portrayed Ginny Weasley in the "Potter" films – was questioned about the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" movie based on the book by Newt Scamander. She also spoke about the out-of-context comments from Rowling regarding her thoughts on which character Hermione should have ended up with. Read More »

Warner Bros. “Fantastic Beasts” plans “three megamovies” starting in New York


A New York Times profile piece on Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara reveals new details on the upcoming Fantastic Beasts adaptation being penned by J.K. Rowling. The article gives an in-depth account of the new CEO's work at the helm of Warner Bros., including persuading Rowling to expand the Potter universe by bringing Newt Scamander and Fantastic Beasts into a feature film. Read More »

Emma Watson says she would “definitely be up for a cameo” in “Fantastic Beasts”


On her press tour for the upcoming Noah film, Emma Watson has said that she would “definitely be up for a cameo” in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts film, which is to be based on the life of Newt Scamander. Nothing has been announced, yet, however, and it is hard to know where Emma would fit into the film. Read More »

“MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 27: “Billywigs, Bowtruckles, and Basilisks – Harry Potter’s Fantastic Beasts” is now available for download


MuggleNet Academia returns with an incredible show that jumps right into the heart of fantastic beasts as found within the Harry Potter books and movies as well as the textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Read More »

J.K. Rowling talks “Fantastic Beasts” with Emma Watson

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The recent Emma Watson and J.K. Rowling interview in Wonderland Magazine this week was dominated by talk of the Harry Potter trio, Harry, Ron and Hermione. But the duo also found time to talk about the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film and the upcoming Harry Potter stage show. Jo also discussed writing, driving, and her most meaningful triumph. Read More »

Could Kenneth Branagh appear in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”?

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During an interview with MTV News promoting his new film "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," Kenneth Branagh was asked about the possibility of reprising his role as Gilderoy Lockhart in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Read More »