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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

A writer navigates the secret world of witches and wizards in 1920s New York.


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"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is a return to the Harry Potter franchise - which, though not strictly based on a book from the wizard's saga, has a screenplay co-written by the creator of the character and its universe: J.K. Rowling. From the feature film, the writer expands the context of the magical universe to the US in the 1920s. The movie has its peculiarities, but benefits from a solid cast and performances by Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Ezra Miller, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler, who clearly steals the show.



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Plot summary

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

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