J. K. Rowling and her five beasts
Harry Potter fans got fantastic news when author J.K. Rowling said that the Potter spinoff movie franchise Fantastic Beasts will consist of five films, up from the previously announced three. “We set a trilogy as a placeholder because we knew there would be more than one movie, but … we’re pretty sure it’s going to be five movies,” Rowling said.
The British author of the best-selling Harry Potter books was a surprise addition at a question-andanswer event with the Fantastic Beasts cast in London and Los Angeles.
The news was welcomed by excited screams from the audience.The films will be released by Warner Bros, a unit of Time Warner Inc.