Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Set for November 2016 Release
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 05.13.2014
The spinoff to Harry Potter gets a release date…
Warner Bros. has officially announced that the upcoming spinoff to the Harry Potter franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will be released on November 18, 2016. The film is being written by Harry Potter creator JK Rowling and is based on textbook of the same name in the series.
The story will follow the fictitious author of the book, Newt Scamander. It will be the first in a planned trilogy set in the world of the franchise. The story begins in New York, seventy years before the events of Harry Potter.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the first to claim the November 18, 2016 date, although Walt Disney Pictures has a placeholder set for an untitled animated feature five days later.