Hardcore Harry Potter fans, prepare to geek out a bit. Production is now underway on the second film in the Fantastic Beasts series, and we’ve just learned that Nicolas Flamel, the creator of the Sorcerer’s (or Philosopher’s) Stone, will play a role in the sequel.
There are few things more impressive than the imagination of J.K. Rowling, and it’s on full display in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The Harry Potter author-turned-screenwriter has begun an exciting new chapter in her wizarding world, set 70 years before the Potter story starts (and in America), and it very…
I know that when I think of falling in love, I think of my school song.
Along with the news that the Fantastic Beasts movies are looking to cast a young Dumbledore, all we care about is if the emotional core of the next couple of films is going to be the betrayal Dumbledore feels when the man he falls in love with turns out to be evil.
No one who has a creative stake in the Harry Potter universe has been shy about saying that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will feature characters we know from those books and movies. The biggest, though, is Albus Dumbledore, and the director just confirmed when we’ll see him.
Usually, cutting out a love triangle is a good thing. In this case, it might have actually been a good move to add it.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them isn’t out until November 18, but we’ve already got some news about its sequel: Johnny Depp is joining the cast. He’ll be a new element in a film which will otherwise have the same director (David Yates), screenwriter (J.K. Rowling), and star (Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander).
J.K. Rowling is once again wrapped up in the world of Harry Potter, almost a decade after the publication of the series’ final book. The new play is running in London, a prequel movie is coming soon, and now we know the sequel to the prequel has already been written.
Movies need drama. This is a fact. No matter what the genre, if we’re always sure of the outcome, nothing matters. In The Legend of Tarzan, there’s not a moment where anything is in doubt. No one is superior to Tarzan. He’s the unstoppable, unbeatable Terminator of the jungle. He’s always going to win, the bad guys…
J.K. Rowling’s latest story in the world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, won’t open for 11 months. But this weekend, an almost three minute sneak peek at the film was released and it’s going to give you chills.
The first trailer for David Yates’ The Legend of Tarzan has some really great things going for it. Its cast, for one. The fact it’s self-aware of the myth behind Tarzan, two. But then there’s the avalanche of CG insanity which makes us scratch our heads.
The first images and poster from July’s big budget Tarzan film The Legend of Tarzan are here and while they’re trying to sell a new era of the classic character, it’s hard to not just stare at Alexander Skarsgård’s abs.
Harry Potter may have hung up his horcruxes with Deathly Hallows, but Hollywood isn’t done with the wizarding world. Monday marked the start of filming on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a prequel written by Potter creator J.K. Rowling herself.
When Harry Potter defeated Lord Voldemort, we thought that was it. We were wrong. By now you probably know J.K. Rowling has penned a new Potter-universe film called Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. And the latest addition to the cast is the new big-screen version of The Flash, Ezra Miller.
Doctor Who has earned a place in history with its longevity and the breadth of the show's amazing creative imagination. And a big reason why the world is still delighted by the exploits of the dotty British time traveler is because Doctor Who has constantly renewed itself, jettisoning everything except the basic…
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 went out with a blinding magical explosion. But why did director David Yates and screenwriter Steve Kloves choose to make so many changes from J.K. Rowling's book? And how did these changes make the story different?
Two days ago, director David Yates shouted "cut!" after the very last shot of the very last Harry Potter film — and one of the most profitable, beloved film series in Hollywood history has officially wrapped.
Did you feel cheated walking out of the latest Harry Potter? Yeah, me too. In an effort to cut this film down, director David Yates effectively neutered the most important scenes in the book. Spoilers ahead!