Last week a bunch of "Harry Potter" fans were delighted to learn that the magical universe that author J.K. Rowling created, was about to expand. Warner Bros. has announced that Rowling will adapt Harry's textbook in the film "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" into a new cinematic world, continuing the franchise with a prequel of sorts.
Now eight time "Harry Potter" producer, David Heyman, has discussed what little details we can expect to learn this early in the ideation stage. Heyman stated, "I can't talk really about it yet. All I can say is that it's great. Jo had no need to go back to this universe or world. It's not Harry Potter per se, but the world of Harry. She's chosen to do so because she felt a need to tell a story. That she's doing it means that it's going to be very, very special."
Rowling has definitely created an incredible and complex world of wizards, witches, and other unusual creatures, so it doesn't feel farfetched that this expanded universe will also be special. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", the first film in the expanded spin-off series, is said to follow Newt Scamander 70 years before the events depicted in the first "Harry Potter".
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