Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. RowlingRowling under the pen name of the fictitious author Newt Scamander about the magical creatures in the Harry Potter universe. The original version, illustrated by the author herself, purports to be Harry Potter 's copy of the textbook of the same name mentioned in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the US , the first novel of the Harry Potter series. It includes several notes inside it supposedly handwritten by Harry, Ron Weasley , and Hermione Granger , detailing their own experiences with some of the beasts described, and including in-jokes relating to the original series. In a interview with publisher Scholastic , Rowling stated that she chose the subject of magical creatures because it was a fun topic for which she had already developed a lot of information in earlier books. Rowling's name did not appear on the cover of the first edition, the work being credited under the pen name "Newt Scamander", who, in the books, wrote this textbook as seen on Harry's supply list for his first year. On 12 September , Warner Bros.
(Book Review) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
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Posted 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?
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Sign in. Watch now. Check out exclusive interviews with the cast and creators as well as new pictures and teasers from the movie and beyond. The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series featuring the adventures of Magizoologist Newt Scamander. With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts. A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.
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.
A joint British and American production, it is a spin-off and prequel to the Harry Potter film series , and is produced and written by J. Rowling in her screenwriting debut, inspired by her guide book of the same name. It is the first installment in the Fantastic Beasts film series , and ninth overall in the Wizarding World franchise, that began with the Harry Potter films. As Newt listens to her speaking about witches and wizards being real and dangerous, a Niffler escapes from Newt's magically expanded suitcase, which houses various magical creatures. As Newt attempts to capture the Niffler, he meets No-Maj cannery worker and aspiring baker Jacob Kowalski, and they unwittingly swap suitcases.