Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt ScamanderAn approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamanders masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the Wizarding World. Scamanders years of travel and research have created a tome of unparalleled importance. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books - the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail ... Others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist. This is an essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, and includes a new foreword from J.K. Rowling (writing as Newt Scamander) and six new beasts!
Review: 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Is A Franchise-Killing Disaster
It is the second instalment in the Fantastic Beasts film series , and the tenth overall in the Wizarding World franchise, which began with the Harry Potter film series. The plot follows Newt Scamander and Albus Dumbledore as they attempt to take down the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald , while facing new threats in a more divided wizarding world. A second Fantastic Beasts film was announced in October , and in July Rowling confirmed she had completed the script. Depp was cast in November , causing some controversy due to domestic violence allegations recently made against him, and Law signed on in April Principal photography began in July , at Warner Bros.
Poor reviews and the worst box office result of the entire series was probably not what Warner Bros was expecting when it planned a five-movie series for Fantastic Beasts, so will we end up getting all five films? At the moment, it seems that way as Warner Bros is confident that it knows how to make the third movie a success, with Rowling having an "incredible vision of where she wants to go" with the whole series. But what do we know about the future now? And how did The Crimes of Grindelwald set it up? For a while, it seemed like Fantastic Beasts 3 would follow the two-year release pattern and arrive in cinemas on November 20,
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The Crimes of Grindelwald, the second installment in JK Rowling's wizarding series, is packed with magical concepts only fans will comprehend. Rowling to benefit UK nonprofit Comic Relief. The slim volume had fun cataloguing the outlandish creatures of Harry Potter's wizarding world. That little novella is now a box office-bewitching movie series, with two star-studded, effects-driven blockbusters down and a mammoth three sequels still to come. While the first in the series didn't quite reach Rowling's high standards, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald offers greater stakes, a tyrannical villain and more of those adorable creatures only Rowling's creative genius can come up with. And if nothing else, the Fantastic Beasts franchise provides us with yet another way into Rowling's much-loved and incredibly detailed magical world. Fantastic Beasts 2 is dense with Harry Potter references, and a firmer hand in the editing suite may have helped cut through a swathe of Potteresque subplots.
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