British author JK Rowling has announced that the film series “Fantastic beasts and their habitats” (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) on the eponymous book about Harry Potter will consist of five films instead of the planned trilogy.
“I can confirm that will be removed five films, told the writer on Twitter. — I am currently doing the finishing touches on the second part”.
This information Rowling has confirmed at a meeting with readers in Los Angeles.
“When you know a real sweep of history, you will realize that it is simply impossible to fit everything into one movie,” said the Creator of Harry Potter.
Earlier it was reported that an American film company Warner Brothers plans to shoot three films in the book, Rowling’s “Fantastic beasts and their habitats”. This “encyclopedia” is an Annex to the series of Harry Potter and more tells the reader about the magical world. According to Rowling, the movies will not be a continuation of the story about the students of Hogwarts, and the “extension” of the world of heroes.
Shooting the first pictures of the new series began in August of 2015 under the direction of David Yates, who directed the last four films about Harry Potter. The main role in the film will play the winner of the “Oscar” for his work in the film “the universe Stephen Hawking” (The Theory of Everything, 2014) Eddie Redmayne. His character newt Scamander, a famous magizoology the magical world, who, during his journey is faced with many magical creatures. He describes them in his book, which will be a tool for teaching Harry Potter and his friends. The script of the film wrote itself, Rowling.
worldwide the first film from the series “Fantastic beasts and their habitats” will be released on 18 November 2016. The Russian premiere of the film scheduled for November 17, 2016.