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'Fantastic Beasts' movie gets a release date

"Harry Potter" spinoff will hit theaters in 2016.
By Karen Butler   |   May 13, 2014 at 5:19 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- The first installment in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them trilogy of Harry Potter spinoff movies is to open in theaters Nov. 18, 2016, Warner Bros. announced Tuesday.

No director or casting for the film have been revealed yet.

The movies are inspired by J.K. Rowling's 2001 fantasy book with the same name.

Set in New York about seven decades before the start of the Harry Potter series, Beasts is described as an extension of the wizarding world, not a prequel to the popular book and movie franchise that established Rowling as a literary icon.

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