J.K. Rowling Partners with Warner Bros. Entertainment to create a re-adaptation of her first adult novel, as well as, the fiction “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”.
Rowling has decided to create a motion picture inspired on a book she wrote. It may disappoint some hardcore fans that this does not mean the Harry Potter series is making a comeback. This is neither a sequel nor prequel, but an “extension” of the wizarding world.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” was written in 2001 about the 75 mystical creatures from the Harry Potter universe. Rowling decided to dig deeper into the world of “fantastic beasts” through the eyes of the main character, Newt Scamander. Newt Scamander is actually Rowling’s pseudonym in shown on the front of the book. The text was originally just a prop in the movie that started it all: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
J.K. Rowling will take matters into her own hands and be the screen writer for the re-adaptation. According to jkrowling.com, having a major part in the creative process is important for her: “I feel very protective of it, and I already know a lot about Newt,” she said. “