The “Harry Potter” wave never stops! Warner Bros and JK Rowling are ready to conquer the world once again with a new Harry Potter spin-off film, inspired by her fantasy novel “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them“.

Warner Bros recently confirmed that the Harry Potter spin-off will be filmed at the Warner Bros complex in Hertfordshire, where all the Harry Potter films were shot. According to The Hollywood Reporters, Warners acquired the complex a few years ago and they are planning to expand the complex, with 3 new stages and the addition of 100,000 square feet of office space.


The film will be the first in the new trilogy with Rowling herself as the screenwriter. Although the film will be shot in London, the story takes place at New York in the 1920s and it follows the adventures of wizard writer Newt Scamander and the magical community in the Big Apple.


Though it has no relations to the Harry Potter stories whatsoever, Newt Scamander was once mentioned in Harry Potter as the author of a textbook that wizards must read in school.

Fantastic Beasts Diagon Alley

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is expected to hit theatres on November 18, 2016 but no director or cast members have been announced so far. However, it has been reported that the mythical creatures from the book can be found in the Harry Potter theme park Diagon Alley. The Diagon Alley art director suggested that these strange-looking creatures represent the first time that the beasts have ever been visualised.

Meanwhile, excited fans have already started discussing about the film as they posted up a few Harry Potter-inspired posters for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. Although they are not official posters, we must say that they are pretty impressive!

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