‘Harry Potter’ Spin-Off ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ to Be a Trilogy

The main character will be a magizoologist, and the movie is neither a sequel nor a prequel that takes place years before Harry arrived at Hogwarts.
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‘Harry Potter’ Spin-Off ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ to Be a Trilogy

The Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be a trilogy confirms WB CEO Kevin Tsujihara, which he describes as three megamovies.

The trilogy is neither a prequel nor a sequel to the Harry Potter saga, and revolves around a Magizoologist named Scamander. The storyline takes place decades before Harry Potter and his pals arrived at Hogwarts.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 54-page reproduction of the fictional Magizoology textbook from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry written by Newton Artemis Fido 'Newt' Scamander, and is required reading for first-year students.

Author J.K. Rowling claims the movie wouldn't have happened without Kevin Tsujihara.

"When I say he made Fantastic Beasts happen, it isn't P.R.-speak but the literal truth. We had one dinner, a follow-up telephone call, and then I got out the rough draft that I'd thought was going to be an interesting bit of memorabilia for my kids and started rewriting!"

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them does not yet have a production start date, and its unclear when the first film will be in theaters.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them comes to theaters November 18th, 2016.

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  • Michael-Kolesik • 1 year ago

    Ehhhhh... That might be drawing it out a bit.

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    • instead8909 • 1 year ago

      @undeadslayer4 JK Rowlings didn't know then, I think she's making it up as she goes which is not a good thing. But who knows it might be just as a success as Harry.

      Now keep in mind Harry has no part in this, I found it dumb on her part that she stole the characters names. Since Harry Potter was only human in Troll.

      It would be better to keep the right words. Summoner and Magi and so on.

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      • undeadslayer4 • 1 year ago

        @instead8909 ok so whats a magizoologist they never mentioned it in any of the harry potter movies

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        • ObiWanShinobi • 1 year ago

          Cool!

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          • profile-78045908 • 1 year ago

            Pull your lips off this teet Hollywood, that thing's been sucked dry!!

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            • Klaux • 1 year ago

              Isn't magizoologist the same thing has a summoner?

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              • h-ryuga • 1 year ago

                Nooooooooooooo

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                • Mason-Vaughn • 1 year ago

                  They should make a tale of three brothers movie

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                  • Troy-Zarate-De-Leon • 1 year ago

                    How can the reporter say its gonna be out in 2015 wen the preceding paragraph says "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them does not yet have a production start date, and its unclear when the first film will be in theaters."

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                    • instead8909 • 1 year ago

                      Nice, I'm looking forward to it. We need new characters in this franchise to open up this world.

                      If Marvel can do it anyone else can.

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                      • TheObserver • 1 year ago

                        There's still some milk I see

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                        • profile-80465065 • 1 year ago

                          This looks nice but I'm rather sceptical. A trilogy based on a 54-pages book? I will still check this out though.

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                          • shuabert • 1 year ago

                            I like that they're setting it in the same world but telling a completely unrelated story to Harry Potter. That's the way more of these big franchise properties (Marvel, Star Wars) should work. It keeps things from getting stale or feeling forced if you can tell a new story each time, and it prevents the main series continuity from getting muddied (Terminator, X-Men).

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                            • Brizzy • 1 year ago

                              YES.

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                              • David-garcia-67788063 • 1 year ago

                                Will Ralph Fiennes be in this film

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                                • bellandedward1 • 1 year ago

                                  Yes this looks good

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                                  • cvntstop • 1 year ago

                                    I actually want it. Give it!

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                                    • Dr-Devious • 1 year ago

                                      no

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                                      • therealGoku • 1 year ago

                                        Let it go

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