The filmmaker responsible for the final four Harry Potter films is expected to spearhead J.K. Rowling’s spinoff.
This week, we head to Hogwarts to discover whether Harry Potter’s headmaster was going to be straight in the films despite author J.K. Rowling writing him as gay.
The Oscar winner, who directed Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, is said to be “deep in talks” for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Moviegoers will find the Fantastic Beasts of the Harry Potter universe in little more than two years.
J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set about 70 years before the events of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
As part of an expanded agreement with Warner Bros., Harry Potter author will write a film inspired by the Hogwarts textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, planned as the first in a new franchise.
With Marvel’s The Avengers breaking all manner of box office records internationally, it’s somehow surprising to learn that it’s only on track to be the seventh widest opening in US Box Office history. What are the six movies that had better weekends… and, more importantly, how would their leads stack up against Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in a fight? That’s right: never mind Avengers Vs. X-Men, this is Avengers Vs. Movies.
I have a terrible admission to make: I have never read The Hunger Games, and I’m pretty ambivalent about the movie coming out tomorrow. At least in my defense I can admit that I feel very guilty about both of these things, and feel as if I’m missing out in some way.
As we prepare to say goodbye to 2011 for good, let’s take one last look back and see if there’s anything we can learn from the movies that made it big this year – and the ones that really, really didn’t. What lessons can we learn from 2011′s box office?
Using an approach similar to Disney, Warner Bros. has announced it will stop shipping Harry Potter DVDs and Blu-ray discs to retailers at the end of the year.
As we commiserate the end of the Harry Potter series as well as the end of the first season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, a thought occurred: What’s the best screen adaptation of a genre novel so far? Have your say after the jump.