Dedicated Harry Potter fans yearning for a return to the magical world of Rowling should be relieved her novel published in 2001, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, has been given the go ahead for a film adaption. Not just one, but three, as all good things come in sequels if you are talking about Rowling’s creations.
When originally published the book was billed as one of Harry Potter’s textbooks. The films will be set years before the arrival of the young wizard’s arrival to Hogwarts and the beginning of his adventures.
According to the New York Times interview with Warner Bros. Entertainment CEO Kevin Tsujihara, Three mega movies are planned. The main character will be a 'magizoologist' named Newt Scamander. The stories, neither prequels nor sequels, will start in New York about seven decades before the arrival of Mr Potter and his pals”.