Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (2016)
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them SynopsisThe 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.
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Release Date
In Theaters November 18, 2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Credits
Starring: Cast not yet announced.
Written by: J.K. Rowling
Directed by: David Yates
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
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