Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Release date: November 18, 2016

Seventy years before Harry Potter reads writer Newt Scamander's (Eddie Redmayne) book in school, the author enjoys adventures in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.

The spinoff film takes place in 1926, as Newt travels the globe to find and document magical creatures. But after completing a global excursion and arriving in New York for a brief stopover, his misplaced magical case leads to the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts in the No-Maj (American equivalent of "Muggle") world.

Based on the novel written by famed author J.K. Rowling, who wrote the Harry Potter books. She also wrote the screenplay for this movie.

Additional details

Genre: Fantasy

Runtime: 133 min

Director: David Yates

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Producers: David Heyman, Lionel Wigram, J.K. Rowling

Screenplay: J.K. Rowling

Cast: Eddie Redmayne,Colin Farrell,Ezra Miller,Ron Perlman,Katherine Waterston,Samantha Morton,Jon Voight,Carmen Ejogo,Dan Fogler,Alison Sudol

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