Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Warner Bros, J.K. Rowling Team Up for New 'Harry Potter'-Inspired Film Series", Harry Potter spin-off will be a film trilogy, The world of Harry Potter returns to the big screen as WB's FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM drops Nov. 18, 2016, Cry, Foe, Run amok! 213,738 The films have been in production since 2000, and in that time ten films have been produced—eight are adaptations of the Harry Potter novels and two are part of the Fantastic Beasts series. Newt owns a magically-expanded suitcase containing many creatures which No-Maj Jacob Kowalski inadvertently opens. |  The anagram was solved later that day, with Rowling confirming the solution of "Newt Scamander only meant to stay in New York for a few hours. Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, The term "Fantastic Beasts 5" refers to the fifth (and final) instalment of the Fantastic Beasts film series, which is based on the Harry Potter companion book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, canonically written by Newt Scamander.The film will follow the currently-unreleased Fantastic Beasts 4, and is set to be released in 2024. , In preparation for the film series, Rowling began placing new original writings on Pottermore detailing the History of Magic in North America. , On 7 April 2016, it was officially announced that James Newton Howard had composed the score. The third instalment in the Fantastic Beasts franchise. On 14 October 2016, J. K. Rowling announced that there will actually be five films in the series..  This places the series within the timeframe of the Global wizarding war. Discover how the beloved movies brought the magic to life. The plot of the first film revolves around Newton Scamander, or commonly known as Newt, a Magizoologist who arrives in New York in December of 1926, to stay for a brief time following a journey around the world to research creatures for his book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The Fantastic Beasts films are a fantasy series based on and inspired by the textbook mentioned in the Harry Potter novels by British writer J. K. Rowling. A timeline of events in, or relating to, the Fantastic Beasts film series. , On 10 April 2016, a teaser trailer was released for the first film. , On 19 April 2016, it was announced a batch of new characters had been created for the film. Katherine Waterston, | According to Eddie Redmayne, who said this information came from director David Yates and producer David Heyman, the titles of each film in the series would begin with "Fantastic Beasts and …".