Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 fantasy-film directed by David-Yates and distributed by Warner-Bros. Pictures. A spin-off of the Harry Potter film-series, it was produced and written by J. K. Rowling, in her screenwriting debut, and inspired by her book of the same name. The filmstars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander with Katherine-Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison-Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha-Morton, Jon-Voight, Carmen-Ejogo, Ron-Perlman and Colin-Farrell in supporting roles. It is the first instalment in the Fantastic Beasts series, and the ninth overall in J. K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, which is the franchise that began with the Harry Potter films.
Principal-photography began at Warner-Bros. Studios, Leavesden, England on 17 August 2015. Fantastic-Beasts and Where to Find Them premiered in New York City on 10/11/2016 and was released worldwide on 18/11/2016 in 3D, I.M.A.X 4K Laser and other large format theatres. It has grossed $806 million worldwide, making it the eighth highest-grossing film of 2016. The film-has been nominated for 5 B.A.F.T.A.s, including one for Outstanding British Film, and two Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Production Design and Best Costume Design.