Harry Potter fans rejoice! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has started filming!
Comingsoon reports that “principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly-anticipated feature Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the studio announced today. The all new adventure is set in the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling in her best-selling Harry Potter books, which were adapted into the highest-grossing film franchise of all time.”
The movie is being directed by David Yates in Leavesden Studios and kicked off yesterday, August 17th, 2015.
Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) stars as Newt Scamander, the wizarding world’s preeminent magizoologist, who stops in New York following his travels to find and document magical creatures.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them also stars Katherine Waterston (Inherent Vice) as Tina; Alison Sudol (“Dig,” “Transparent”) as Tina’s sister, Queenie; Tony Award winner Dan Fogler (“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”) as Jacob; Ezra Miller (Trainwreck) as Credence; two-time Oscar nominee Samantha Morton (In America, Sweet and Lowdown) as Mary Lou; Jenn Murray (Brooklyn) as Chastity; young newcomer Faith Wood-Blagrove as Modesty; and Colin Farrell (“True Detective ”) as Graves.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them for worldwide release in 3D and IMAX on November 18, 2016.