Fantastic Beasts Sequels: Everything We Know About The Next Four MoviesPosted on Tuesday, November 22nd, by Peter Sciretta. This is the first installment of an announced five-film series but the movie somehow feels like a standalone one-off movie. I know critics like to complain about films which seem to exist only to set up a potential franchise, but this felt to me like the exact opposite. As the characters concluded this adventure, I felt like I was shutting the book on their stories. What could the Fantastic Beasts sequels possibly be about? Who might they focus on?
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
Is there a copy out there that parents out there can get for their kid? If not, where can parents get a copy? First released in , J. Rowling actually wrote and compiled Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them under the pen name of Newt Scamander, a nod to the fictional textbook Fantastic Beasts, which is on most first-years textbook list at Hogwarts and is a well-known academic text in magizoologist circles. So getting your hands on a copy of the original textbook is no small feat, and only one to be accomplished should you feel like shelling over the cash. For example, an original print of To Kill A Mockingbird costs about dollars — and that book was written almost 80 years ago. Harry Potter mania suggests that even the most contemporary of Harry Potter texts, if bought in the original print, will have instant value.
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Newt Scamander was awarded the Order of Merlin, Second Class, in in recognition of his services to the study of magical beasts, Magizoology. Rowling is the author of the bestselling Harry Potter series of seven books, published between and , which have sold over million copies worldwide, are distributed in more than territories and translated into 79 languages, and have been turned into eight blockbuster films by Warner Bros. Her website and e-publisher Pottermore is the digital hub of the Wizarding World.
After eight Harry Potter movies, the last of which debuted in , the wizarding world of J. But unlike the Potter films, the film's screenplay was written by Rowling itself, and is an original work not based off of a book. Now, that statement may come as a shock to some fans, because Rowling did write a book called Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them back in The book is not a novel, and has no real story. Instead, it's a textbook purported to be used by Harry, and is "authored" by Newt Scamander — the protagonist of the film. The book, said to be published in , catalogs 85 different magical creatures, with descriptions penned by Newt following his travels across five continents.