Filming Begins for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Harry Potter fans have something to look forward to. J.K. Rowling is about to bring another character to the big screen. The action adventure movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them begins principal photography today. The film from Warner Bros. Pictures is set in the wizarding world first introduced by J.K. Rowling in her Harry Potter novels.
The story introduces Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne), a preeminent magizoologist who travels through New York years before Harry and his schoolmates arrive at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft. Newt’s mission is to catalogue the magical creatures he discovers and create a textbook for students.
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The film, directed by David Yate, stars Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Folger and Ezra Miller along with Colin Farrell who plays the wizard Graves.
The film is scheduled to release worldwide in 3D and IMAX on November 18, 2016.