MuggleCast #270, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Film Them,” now available!

The hosts of MuggleCast always said they would return to record if big news hit… and today, a mere sixteen days from their final recording, it has! Join Andrew, Micah, and Eric as they weigh in on the startling reveal from this morning that J.K. Rowling will be screen-writing a new film series set in Harry Potter’s world:

– We’re back… already!
– J.K. Rowling to screenwrite new Harry Potter spinoff series based on Fantastic Beasts
– We break down the press release to point out the most important announcements.
– What do we know about Newt Scamander?
– Why did Rowling decide to do this?
– When can we expect to see this film in theaters?
– Will J.K. Rowling be involved with all the films in the series?
– What does this mean for MuggleCast?

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Eric S.

Eric Scull joined MuggleNet in November of 2002. Since that time, he’s presided over a number of sections, including name origins and Dear Hogwarts, but none so long as the recently revived Crazy Caption Contest. Eric is a Hufflepuff who lives in Chicago and loves the outdoors.