J.K. Rowling posted a series of tweets on June 6 to her 14.5 million followers that made clear the author of the global bestselling "Harry Potter" book series does not believe that transgender women are women or transgender men are men. "If sex isn't real, there's no same-sex attraction," Rowling tweeted. "If sex isn't real, […]
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The next installment in J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” series has started shooting in the U.K. Principal photography on the as-yet-untitled movie started Monday at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden outside London, where the Harry Potter movies were shot. The studio offered new details of the upcoming film, which will see Eddie... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/fantastic-beasts-jk-rowling-johnny-depp-cast-shooting-1202486294/" title="Read Second ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Film Starts Shooting as New Plot Details Emerge">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
Harry Potter fan site Pottermore posts an open casting call for sequel: a teen-age Newt Scamander and Leta Lestrange, three more roles in age 13-18 range
Looking to grab some more face time with a fantastic beast, but don’t know where to find them? Allow Yahoo Movies to locate one for you in this exclusive deleted scene (watch it above) from the hit Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which arrives on Blu-ray on March 28. The sequence finds magizoologist, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), in hot pursuit of a demiguise, a sloth-like creature with precognitive powers, as well as the ability to turn invisible.
By Aaron Couch, The Hollywood Reporter Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is at the top of the pack for this year’s Saturn Awards Nominations, with the film bringing in 11 nominations.It was a good year for Disney in other ways as well, with Steven Spielberg’s The BFG tying Doctor Strange with 10 nominations and Captain America: Civil War recognized in eight categories. Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them brought in six nominations. ...
What would it look like if last year’s movies were released in Zootopia? The filmmakers of the Oscar-nominated animated title shared their visual spoofs of some of 2016’s titles with The Hollywood Reporter exclusively. Directors Rich Moore and Byron Howard, as well as screenwriter Jared Bush, created them with Oh My Disney.
Regardless of your political persuasion, 2016 was a year of tumult and uncertainty. At least the movies gave us an occasional break from the headlines. Feel-good animated films triumphed at the box office this year, with Finding Dory at No. 1, while superheroes found a darker groove (the hard-R comedy Deadpool, the villain-driven Suicide Squad) and familiar franchises — Harry Potter, Star Wars — put down new roots. Before we toast the arrival of 2017, here’s a list of the biggest box-office winners and losers of 2016.
Five of the remaining contenders are from the Disney family; 'Kubo and the Two Strings' could be first animated film to get a nomination in this category since 1993
This week, Warner Bros. Studios, with a little help from Ginny Weasley (Bonnie Wright) and Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler), opened a new exhibit space dedicated to the cinematic wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. The hall is stocked with eye-popping props from every Harry Potter film as well as the recently released Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. In case you can’t apparate to Burbank, California, anytime soon, Yahoo Movies has you covered. Click through for the highlights.Related: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ 101 — A Glossary of Magical Words, People, and Creatures From the ‘Potter’ Spinoff
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Warner Bros.’ new foray into the wizarding world of J.K. Rowling, crossed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office on Tuesday, it was announced Wednesday by Sue Kroll, the studio’s president of worldwide marketing and distribution. The film, which bowed Nov. 18 in the U.S., opened atop the domestic box office with a $74.4 million first weekend, and it held onto second place in its second weekend, with its three-day haul dropping by just 39.4 percent to $45.1 million. To date, Fantastic Beasts has taken in $161 million domestically.
Fantastic Beasts fans tweeted J.K. Rowling and the author used the alohomora charm to unlock details from the new film and discuss potential character returns for the second installment in the saga. In a Twitter Q&A with fans following the Beasts‘ huge opening weekend, Rowling revealed that free-spirited legilimens Queenie Goldstein (Alison Sudol) would be returning for the second film, and that the timeline for the series starts in 1926 and will conclude in 1945. The Harry Potter author also confirmed fans’ suspicions that Newt Scamander was indeed wearing a Hufflepuff House scarf throughout much of the film.
Colin Farrell is not a movie star. Farrell was 24 and an unknown in the United States when he got cast in director Joel Schumacher’s Vietnam War-era military film. “I was kind of spoiled, straight out of the gate,” Farrell said.
Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling can still cast a magic spell at the box office — although not as big a one sans the Boy Who Lived. Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, from a script by Rowling, topped the North American box office with $75 million from 4,144 theaters. Fantastic Beasts, grabbing an A CinemaScore from audiences, is a crucial test for Warners and Rowling as look to expand upon the Harry Potter wizarding world with five new films set decades before the events in Harry Potter and featuring a wizarding world populated by adults.
Warning: This story contains spoilers for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Regular visitors to Harry Potter’s Wizarding World already know that appearances can be deceiving. Remember how Ron’s trusty rat Scabbers turned out to be Voldermort’s sniveling accomplice Peter Pettigrew?
'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' cast on what the movie has to say about societies that view different groups with suspicion, and the capacity for change
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has plenty of elements that avid Potterheads will instantly recognize. Fear not! Yahoo Movies has compiled a spoiler-free lexical list to bring you up to speed on Fantastic Beasts.
Newton Artemis Fido Scamander is ready for his close-up. The magizoologist otherwise known as Newt is the central figure of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, J.K. Rowling’s prequel of sorts to Harry Potter opening on Friday.