Harry Potter fans have much to anticipate in the coming months and years, and that includes the arrival of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, or simply Fantastic Beasts, is an upcoming 2016 British fantasy drama film inspired by the book of the same name by J. K. Rowling. A spin-off or prequel of the Harry Potter film series and directed by David Yates, the film was written by Rowling as her screenwriting debut.
It is the first installment of a trilogy.
The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Ezra Miller, Carmen Ejogo, Faith Wood-Blagrove, Jon Voight and Ron Perlman. Principal photography commenced on 17 August 2015, at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is scheduled to be released on 18 November 2016 worldwide in the 3D and IMAX 4K Laser format.