The politics of Warner Bros. Wizarding World entry Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald are certainly different than other films in the previous series, and director David Yates is highly aware of this. In a recent interview with our friends over at Collider, Yates spoke a bit about what this Fantastic Beasts sequel is really about, and the political tonality […]
Director David Yates has plans, plans within plans really, for future Fantastic Beasts films. Considering how well received the return to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been with Warner Bros. film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and it’s upcoming sequel Crimes of Grindelwald, it stands to reason that more entries about Newt Scamander and/or […]
Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is no stranger to fan outcry, in fact she does her best via her twitter account to alleviate concerns of her followers as far as her universe is concerned. There was the very public outcry regarding Johnny Depp‘s continual presence in the Fantastic Beasts sequel amid allegations of various forms of unpleasant improprieties […]
On Thursday, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling issued a statement on the casting of Johnny Depp as Grindelwald, the villain featured in the upcoming sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Crimes of Grindelwald. Depp, who first appeared as Grindelwald at the end of Fantastic Beasts, was the subject of domestic abuse […]
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is out at the cinema now and killing it. The focus of bringing the Wizarding World to New York in the 1920s really freshens up the series, and I’m totally on board for more. The franchise is going to be going somewhere else in the sequel though. It […]
While he didn’t come on until near the end of the Harry Potter film run, David Yates has been with the series for quite some time. It looks like he will be with it for quite some time still too. THR are reporting that even though the Fantastic Beasts series has expanded from three to […]
There are a lot of questions about how Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will tie in with the Harry Potter main series despite taking place decades before. It seems we have a pretty direct one coming though. It seems Albus Dumbledore will be turning up in the series later down the line. Speaking at […]
By Danielle Mick I had the absolute pleasure to attend a live recording of MuggleNet’s Speak Beasty podcast. The podcast discusses all the news and theories related to the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first part of a trilogy that is centered around Newt Scamander, an interesting group of friends, […]
Though Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is still several months from release, Warner Bros. has set a release date for its sequel in 2018. The first film in the new series continues the Wizarding World of J.K. Rowling with a story set decades before the events of the Harry Potter series. It is […]
Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them is set to be a pretty big deal this year it is probably safe to say. The return of Harry Potter’s universe to the big screen, especially with an original story, will certainly get fans all giddy. As expected, we were treated to a new trailer from the film […]
Stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, and Dan Fogel — and director David Yates and producer David Heyman — discuss the return to the Wizarding World in a new featurette highlighting the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The group also discusses the new take on the world made familiar in the Harry […]
Warner Bros. (via Entertainment Weekly) has released the title treatment to the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, based on the J.K. Rowling textbook of Wizarding World creatures. The film version stars Eddie Redmayne as the fictional Fantastic Beasts author Newt Scamander as he sets off in a adventure in 1926 New York. […]
Jon Voight, Gemma Chan and Carmen Ejogo are three more names attached to Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, set in the magical reality of Harry Potter, will star Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, a zooligist of the strange and wonderful living in New York […]
Of course, the story heads back to the jungle but in the beginning, this movie's Tarzan has returned to his place in polite society.
Somebody at Warner Brothers has cut the vine for now.
The Harry Potter director is heading into the jungle.
Yesterday I went on a speedrun through the new Warner Bros Studio Tour of the Harry Potter sets, which concluded with a series of interviews with the creative minds behind the films. One of these minds was David Yates, who will soon be reunited with Potter star Emma Watson for Your Voice in My Head, […]
Your Voice In My Head, previously discussed in these parts, looks to be coming together fast and with some familiar faces in tow. Based on Emma Forrest‘s book about her own experiences with self harm, mental health and the close relationship she developed with her psychiatrist, the film contains a pair of seriously meaty roles […]
The last word on Cicero came along back in the summer, one of a few new projects that Harry Potter alum David Yates was stacking on his plate. Based on a re-purposed TV pilot script that The Wild Bunch and Terminator 2‘s Walon Green had originally written in the 70s, the project is designed to […]
While he is or maybe isn’t spending the next few years building up to a big screen Doctor Who, Harry Potter wrapper-upper David Yates is going to have to find a few more movies to keep himself busy. Next up, he has decided on something deliberately smaller in scale. Your Voice In My Head is […]