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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | Nov. 18, 2016 | Crosses 800M WW

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Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling Team Up for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Film Series!

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=108842

 

 

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Warner Bros. Entertainment today announced an expanded creative partnership with world-renowned, best-selling author J.K. Rowling. At the center of the partnership is a new film series from Rowling’s world of witches and wizards, inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and the adventures of the book’s fictitious author, Newt Scamander. The announcement was made by Kevin Tsujihara, Chief Executive Officer, Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Harry Potter Director to Return for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)

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Harry Potter” filmmaker David Yates apparently has a few more tricks up his sleeve.

Sources tell Variety that Yates, who directed several Harry Potter movies including the final “Deathly Hallows” pics, has agreed to return for the first installment of the Harry Potter spinoff trilogy “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”

 

http://variety.com/2014/film/news/harry-potter-director-to-return-for-fantastic-beasts-spinoff-exclusive-1201286193/

 

 

 

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Lol, they had to find some way of milking more films out of this franchise, I guess.

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J.K. rowling is selling out? 

Why? WB is milking the franchise. Rowling made this book for charity years ago. 

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So it is going to be a period piece set in New York? 70 years before the events in the Harry Potter series would put this in the 1920s. So Art Deco meets the wizarding world? :D Nice! 

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Seems that with Hobbit franchise coming to an end, only DC Comics' movies are not sufficient for tentpoles. They can't reboot it that soon so they're making spin-offs  :D . 

 

But do people care about this if it's not the story of Harry/Hermione/Ron & co ? Personnaly, I don't 

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So who would you guys like to see play Newt Scamander? Jesse Eisenberg? Andrew Garfield(yes!)? JGL? Logan Lerman? Pattinson? (lollol) Jonah Hill? (lololol) Or Taylor Kitsch? :rotfl:

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Hmm... So this will be like a action adventure period piece. Sounds interesting, especially if they give this a big budget.

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This seems like a far more interesting WB fantasy project than the Hobbit dragology.

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2017 will have JL for July, maybe. Maybe then November.

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The title is definitive ? It seems a bit long and no connection to Harry Potter.

They said this will be a franchise but it's a franchise just with that character or a franchise of spin-offs movies of Harry Potter with various characters/times/locations ?  

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I keep reading it as "Fantastic Breasts and Where to Find Them"

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The title is definitive ? It seems a bit long and no connection to Harry Potter.

They said this will be a franchise but it's a franchise just with that character or a franchise of spin-offs movies of Harry Potter with various characters/times/locations ?  

 

Not confirmed yet. It would be cool to have a Quidditch-centric movie though!

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Oh yeah will love a Quidditch movie. I have re-watched HP1 last week and the Quidditch match is awesome 

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The title is definitive ? It seems a bit long and no connection to Harry Potter.

They said this will be a franchise but it's a franchise just with that character or a franchise of spin-offs movies of Harry Potter with various characters/times/locations ?  

It would be in the some world as Harry Potter. I would not be surprised if WB wants Dumbledore in this movie. 

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Seems that with Hobbit franchise coming to an end, only DC Comics' movies are not sufficient for tentpoles. They can't reboot it that soon so they're making spin-offs  :D . 

 

But do people care about this if it's not the story of Harry/Hermione/Ron & co ? Personnaly, I don't 

 

WB could have a DC superhero film out every year if they gave a damn about their comic book properties. DC fans are crying in their Kool-Aid because they wish the studio would spend the time and money developing Wonder Woman and The Flash that it's pouring into obscure Potter films, Hobbits, Godzilla and the like. 

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