Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. RowlingJ.K. Rowlings screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay.
When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newts fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone…
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. Featuring a cast of remarkable characters, this is epic, adventure-packed storytelling at its very best.
Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition to any readers bookshelf.
Meet the Fantastic Beasts
A joint British and American production, it is a spin-off and prequel to the Harry Potter film series , and is produced and written by J. Rowling in her screenwriting debut, inspired by her guide book of the same name. It is the first installment in the Fantastic Beasts film series , and ninth overall in the Wizarding World franchise, that began with the Harry Potter films. As Newt listens to her speaking about witches and wizards being real and dangerous, a Niffler escapes from Newt's magically expanded suitcase, which houses various magical creatures. As Newt attempts to capture the Niffler, he meets No-Maj cannery worker and aspiring baker Jacob Kowalski, and they unwittingly swap suitcases.
At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. As such, spoilers will be present within the article. Rowling 's Harry Potter series. The film was Rowling's screen writing debut. The movie is set in New York in , sixty-five years before the Harry Potter series, and features Newton Scamander as a main character. Warner Bros had approached Rowling about using the book for a film, from which she pitched " an idea that [she] couldn't dislodge ".