Fantastic Beasts is in theaters now!
Fantastic Beasts 2 will be in theaters on 16th of November, 2018
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a book written by British author J. K. Rowling in 2001 about the magical creatures in the Harry Potter universe. It is also a textbook of the same name in magical Harry Potter universe mentioned in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first novel in the Harry Potter series. Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them, or shortly the Fantastic Beasts, is also the name of new spin-off trilogy of Harry Potter following the travelling magizoologist Newt Scamander.
At an interview in 2001, Rowling said that she has chosen the theme of magical creatures since it is a fun work and she had already developed a lot of information in her previous books. Rowling’s name does not appear on the book cover, the work is credited to the fictive magician Newt Scamander.
The profit made by the book is used to help the charity organization Comic Relief. More than 80% of the price of each book goes directly to poor children in various places around the world. According to Comic Relief, sales of Fantastic Beasts book and its companion Quidditch Through the Ages have raised more than 17 million pounds.
On 12th of September, 2013, Warner Bros and Rowling announced that they will produce the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them from the book, the first of a new trilogy. Rowling will again be the screenwriter. She created the plans for a film after Warner Bros to suggest the idea. The story will feature Newt Scamander as the main character and will not specifically be a prequel or sequel to the adventures of Potter, and take part in New York 70 years before Harry’s story begins.
Recent Comic-con Trailer on 23th of July, 2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Comic-Con Trailer