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Pottermore Explores Inspiration for “Fantastic” Interiors

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The Pottermore Correspondent showcases the Tenement Museum, where the crew of "Fantastic Beasts" gained inspiration for some of the film's interiors! Find out more about what the PMC had to say here! Read More »

After Designing for “Fantastic Beasts”, MinaLima Claim 1920s as Their Favorite Era

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A new graphic design offering from MinaLima was one of the first pieces of news released after we learned that "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" would become a film trilogy. In the years since, we've anxiously waited to find out just exactly what happens to Newt in New York City - but we've also been excited to get a glimpse of how "Potter" alumni Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina dream up the graphic design of the 1920s wizarding world. Read More »

Colin Farrell Says He’s Not Sure If He’s Returning for “Fantastic Beasts” Sequels

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Colin Farrell, who is playing the Auror Graves in the eagerly anticipated "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", recently gave an interview saying that he has not yet seen any of the film and claiming that he doesn’t know whether his role will continue in the planned sequels. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Production Designer Discusses the Salem Memorial

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Today, Pottermore shared an interview with "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" production designer Stuart Craig. In the interview, Craig discussed the creation of MACUSA for "Fantastic Beasts", which we have seen featured in the recently released trailer. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Screenplay to Be Published as a Book!

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Much of the community has been excited by the prospect of a "Harry Potter" universe film that isn't adapted from a previously published book - if the story was originally intended for the screen, we don't have to worry about them not getting our favorite parts right. Now, in an unexpected move, Pottermore has announced that Little, Brown UK and Scholastic will be publishing the screenplay for "Fantastic Beasts" as a book. Read More »

Was a Major Plot Point Released for “Fantastic Beasts” in a Recent Interview?

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Did Dan Fogler reveal a major plot point in the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts" film? Listen for yourself. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Roundup: Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston on Movie Magic

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Since the release of the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" trailer last Sunday, the "Potter" world has been buzzing with excitement and discussion. And of course, since that means a wave of more "Fantastic Beasts" news and content, we're delighted. It's only been a week since our last "Fantastic Beasts" roundup, but we're already back with another bursting installment. Read More »

Pottermore Dishes on Fantastic Beasts Spotted in Teaser Trailer

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The Internet kind of broke last night when the teaser trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" was released, and Pottermore is capitalizing on the buzz to share some details about what we glimpsed during those precious two minutes and twelve seconds. Read More »

The Teaser Trailer for “Fantastic Beasts” Is Here!

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We learned last week that new footage from "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" would be revealed at the MTV Movie Awards - and our patience has been rewarded! Just minutes ago, a teaser trailer aired. Luckily for those of us without television, the trailer was simultaneously released online. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Roundup: Music, Magic, and April Fools!

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Since our last "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" roundup, we've discovered a few new things about the film and also enjoyed some interviews with cast members. Read More »

“Hunger Games” Composer Will Score “Fantastic Beasts”

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Following in the illustrious footsteps of the likes of John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper, and Alexandre Desplat, it has been revealed that an eight-time Oscar nominee will compose the score for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". Read More »

A New “Fantastic Beasts” Clip Is Coming!

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It's been a little while since we've had any news about "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", and while we've been happy to keep busy wondering where Ilvermorny is and anticipating the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", it's about time we got an update on the film! After all, November isn't so far away now... luckily for us, this morning we got word that we'll see new footage from the film in less than a week! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Release Date Pushed Back to June 2017 – Recasting to Blame

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What happened that caused Fantastic Beasts film release to be delayed until next year? Read More »

Publishing Partners Announced For “Fantastic Beasts” Merchandise!

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Warner Bros. Consumer Products has announced a global licensed publishing program for the "Fantastic Beasts" film series! Find out what merchandise we'll be able to expect! Read More »

Publishing Tie-Ins for “Fantastic Beasts” Series Announced

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If there's one thing fans are almost as excited for as the release of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (besides seeing or reading "Cursed Child" or finding out just exactly where Ilvermorny is), it's what kind of merchandise is going to be produced for the upcoming film franchise. Though there's sure to be more information released very soon, today we've learned about what different Warner Bros. publishing partners will be offering in the way of "Fantastic Beasts" swag! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Roundup: The MACUSA President and the Search for Ilvermorny

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Since our last "Fantastic Beasts" roundup, we've learned a little bit more about the history surrounding the film and the wizarding world in 1920s America thanks to Pottermore. Over this week, Pottermore has released four new pieces of writing by J.K. Rowling about the "History of Magic in North America." Read More »

Four Wandmakers of America Revealed!

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A week of new information from J.K. Rowling and Pottermore has come to a close with one final post regarding North American magical history. Check out the latest revelations regarding Ilvermorny and 1920s wizarding America! What could this mean for Newt in the "Fantastic Beasts" film trilogy? Read More »

Pottermore Explores “Rappaport’s Law” in Latest Piece by J.K. Rowling

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In the third of four pieces revealed on Pottermore about the "History of Magic in North America," J.K. Rowling introduces Rappaport's Law and its effects on the wizarding world! Read more about it here! Read More »

“Seventeenth Century and Beyond” by J.K. Rowling Released on Pottermore!

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It's the second day of J.K. Rowling's exclusive material reveal on Pottermore about the "History of Magic in North America," and after yesterday's piece, called "Fourteenth-Seventeen Century," we're excited to learn more about the Salem Witch Trials and the Scourers. Read More »

Pottermore Releases First Piece on North American Magic

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The first installment of Pottermore's "The History of Magic in North America" has arrived! Read more about what we've learned here! Read More »