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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The Rowling Magazine Issue #28 · April 2019

The Woman Who Did It

Thousands of people worked in the ten Wizarding World films that have been released so far. Many renowned actors, a few notable directors, and many more crew and cast members. But only one person among them all, managed to carry out the desire and the dream that for the last 17 years seemed unattainable.   […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #20 · August 2018

Will the Fantastic Beasts TextBook Become Obsolete?

It was 2001 when the first companion book for the Harry Potter series was published. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by J.K. Rowling, was released to the Muggle world as a text-book from the Wizarding World, by Newt Scamander, to help the non-profit organization Comic Relief. The book was a facsimile copy […]

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October 13th, 2017

Preview: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Illustrated Edition

Thanks to the Kel Ediciones bookshop, we received a copy of the preview of the upcoming Illustrated Edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, to be released in November. Although the illustrations are not new, we can see the general layout of the book and how the text will be displayed over the […]

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September 22nd, 2017

Round-up of Harry Potter news

If the Harry Potter fandom was waiting for news for this weekend, Friday has arrived with three updates. One of each kind: movies, books and stage plays. 

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March 16th, 2017

What was changed in the new Fantastic Beasts book, and what it means for canon

A few days ago, J.K. Rowling released a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, originally published as a mock-textbook in 2001. A few sections were removed, including all of Rowling’s handwritten parts, some new content was added, and a handful of lines were edited to ensure consistency with the new movies. While Rowling […]

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March 14th, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: Illustrated Edition in November

A new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with a new foreword by Newt Scamander and six new creatures has been published by Bloomsbury today in the United Kingdom – and by Scholastic in the United States. However, the British publication house also announced a new edition to be released in November.

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March 11th, 2017

More previews of Fantastic Beasts audiobook by Eddie Redmayne

There are two new previews of the upcoming audiobook edition for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, narrated by Eddie Redmayne, the actor who portraits Newt Scamander in the newest films from J.K. Rowling’s. Wizarding World.

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March 8th, 2017

What we learned from the leaked German edition of the new Fantastic Beasts book

A new edition of J.K. Rowling’s Newt Scammander’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them releases next week. In addition to new artwork, this will feature six new creatures and a new Introduction by Newt. The German Amazon site offers a preview of the book, including the full introduction.

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #4 · February 2017

The voice behind Rowling’s lyrics

We had the pleasure to talk to Emmi, the British/Australian singer who is the voice in J.K. Rowling’s The Blind Pig, about her experience in the Wizarding World franchise.

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January 29th, 2017

Who wrote the Ilvermorny School Song?

Last night, at the Harry Potter Celebration in Universal Orland Resort, the visitors had the chance to watch a deleted scene from Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. The scene shows Queenie and Tina performing the Ilvermorny School Song. But who wrote that song?

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #2 · December 2016

In London with the fans

I’m glad it wasn’t the first time I went to London. I’m not sure how I could have enjoyed this beautiful city while checking my cell phone every two minutes to see if anything had happened in the Potterverse. I was eating breakfast near Camden Market the morning before when I saw on Twitter that […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #2 · December 2016

Fantastic Clues and Where They Lead Us

After watching Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, one seems to leave the theatre with more questions than answers. The first movie in this five-part series is more of an introduction to this new era of the Wizarding World than anything else, so it is natural that it leaves some loose ends. But, will […]

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November 15th, 2016

Fantastic Beasts: A feeling

It is December and my eleventh birthday is just a week away. Last month, at the end of November, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in cinemas around the world. The internet has not exploded (yet), so the only thing I watched (and I did it hundreds of times on QuickTime, because I […]

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November 11th, 2016

J.K. Rowling reveals more about Fantastic Beasts at Press Conference and NYC Premiere

Yesterday was the Press Conference for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the World Premiere too in London. J.K. Rowling was present at both events, and she revealed more about the upcoming films of this new series. Rowling talked about Albus Dumbledore and what we are going to see in the second film: […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #1 · November 2016

Deathly Hallows and Where to Find Them

The Deathly Hallows symbol appears in a promotional image of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald also makes an appearance in the trailer and is mentioned in the movie’s official summary. What to expect from the upcoming film.

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October 17th, 2016

Empire Magazine: Fantastic Beasts cover will have videos

While other magazines embarrass themselves, Empire Magazine will do something fabulous for the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them movie.

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October 14th, 2016

Fantastic Beasts: Five movies and new featurette

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is not anymore part of a trilogy. J.K. Rowling confirmed today in a Fan Event that there will be five movies – although we do not know if the title of all of them will be Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

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September 1st, 2016

Cover for the original screenplay of Fantastic Beasts revealed

The original screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by J.K. Rowling – out on November 18 – has its cover revealed today. 

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July 1st, 2016

With the new Pottermore text, did J.K. Rowling legitimize Voldemort’s weird death?

This week, Pottermore revealed a new writing by J.K. Rowling: Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The new text, that comes with a trailer, tells the story of the North American Wizarding School – not to be surprised since we are just six months away from the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which is set in […]

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June 27th, 2016

Advance Screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with J.K. Rowling – to support Lumos

See author J.K. Rowling in conversation with Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne at an advance screening of the much-anticipated Warner Bros. feature film ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’.

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June 22nd, 2016

New Fantastic Beasts, Quidditch and Beedle the Bard editions next year

Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom and Scholastic in the United States released new information about the upcoming edition of the companion book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.

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June 4th, 2016

Fantastic Beasts Film: Six upcoming books

In the following months, HarperCollins is going to publish a series of books related to the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them. So far, there are only six books confirmed.

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March 17th, 2016

Scholastic will publish “Hogwarts Classics”: a boxset of two books

Scholastic, the American publisher of the Harry Potter books, will release a new box containing two wizarding classics: Quidditch through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. This elegant boxed set will be released on June 29th in the United States.

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