Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Go back to wizardly world of Harry Potter and join Newt Scamander in our Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them quiz.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 fantasy film directed by David Yates.
Synopsis: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
- Eddie Redmayne
- Katherine Waterston
- Dan Fogler
- Alison Sudol
- Ezra Miller
- Samantha Morton
- Jon Voight
- Carmen Ejogo
- Colin Farrell
- Johnny Depp
Did you know?
- The name "Newt Scamander" appears on the Marauder's Map in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
- Was originally intended to be a trilogy, but as of October 2016, it has been confirmed to be a five part movie franchise.
- Screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling.
- J.K. Rowling wrote this book in 2001.
- The film takes place in early December 1926, which is only a couple of weeks before Voldemort, the main antagonist of the Harry Potter films, was born.
- Saoirse Ronan, Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart, and Lili Simmons were considered for the role of Queenie.
- Michael Cera was considered for the role of Jacob, but passed on this film role to voice the animated The LEGO Batman Movie.