J. K. Rowling reveals she is planning five Fantastic Beasts movies
J. K. Rowling has revealed that she has planned scripts for a total of five Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them films.
Rowling, who was speaking at a fan event for the movie last night (October 13th), said that the original plan for the trilogy had in fact been "a placeholder" and she had bigger plans now.
She said: "We always knew it was going to be more than one movie, and we said a trilogy as a place holder. But I've done the plotting properly and I'm pretty sure it's going to be five movies."
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is set 70 years before the events of Harry Potter and follows the adventures of Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander, a wizard at the heart New York's secret magic community, who arrives for a meeting with a briefcase full of magical creatures, some of whom end up escaping.
The movie stars, Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterson, Colin Farrell, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler. The movie has been directed by David Yates, who was behind the camera on four of the eight Harry Potter films, and is the start of a trilogy of movies.
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them will be released into cinemas on November 18th.