Magazine article Screen International

Harry Potter Spinoff Release Date Set

Magazine article Screen International

Harry Potter Spinoff Release Date Set

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Warner Bros has scheduled the release of Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them for Nov 18, 2016.

It is the first instalment of a planned trilogy, with the screenplay written by Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

News of the spinoff was first released in September last year. The film, an original story and screenwriting debut for the best-selling author, will incorporate all of the magic and mysticism familiar to Harry Potter fans.

However, rather than a prequel or a sequel to Harry Potter, Rowling described her story as an "extension of the wizarding world," which takes place 70 years before Harry's tale and is centred around the adventures of Newt Scamander, the fictitious author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

On top of the film series, Fantastic Beasts will also extend across multiple platforms including video games, consumer products and digital initiatives. …

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