1926. Het verhaal volgt een zogeheten magie-zoöloog, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) genaamd. Newt heeft net zijn wereldwijde excursie voor het vinden en vastleggen van een bijzondere collectie fabeldieren afgerond. Tijdens een tussenstop in New York loopt alles uit de hand wanneer een paar fabeldieren uit zijn magische koffer weten te ontsnappen, die wel eens problemen zouden kunnen veroorzaken voor zowel de tovenaars- als de Dreuzelwereld.
Holding a mysterious leather suitcase in his hand, Newt Scamander, a young activist wizard from England, visits New York while he is on his way to Arizona. Inside his expanding suitcase hides a wide array of diverse, magical creatures that exist among us, ranging from tiny, twig-like ones, to majestic and humongous ones. It is the middle of the 20s and times are troubled since the already fragile equilibrium of secrecy between the unseen world of wizards and the ordinary or "No-Maj" people that the MACUSA Congress struggles to maintain, is at risk of being unsettled. In the meantime, the voices against wizardry k...
eep growing with daily protests led by Mary Lou Barebone and fuelled by the increasing disasters ascribed to a dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald. At the same time, by a twist of fate, Newt's precious suitcase will be switched with the identical one of an aspiring No-Maj baker, Jacob Kowalski, while demoted Auror, Tina Goldstein, arrests Newt for being an unregistered wizard. To...
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them News Articles
As much as J.K. Rowling has tried to put some distance between her and Harry Potter and the gang, she keeps coming back to the wizarding world that made her famous. She's working with Warner Bros. on a sorta Potter-prequel " Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them ," and while her recent writing efforts have seen her take a stab at more adult fare, she's recently taken the time to write a quick, short piece, providing a few small updates on what Harry and his pals are up to these days. Over at Potterworld, writing under the pen name of gossip columnist Rita Skeeter, Rowling covers the Quidditch World Cup final, where "word swept the campsite and stadium that a certain gang of infamous wizards (no longer the fresh-faced teenagers they were in their heyday, but nevertheless recognisable) had arrived for the final." Indeed, the "Potter family," including "his young sons
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