Warner Bros. has set the release date for the new J.K. Rowling film adaptation Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them for November 18, 2016.
The studio struck up a deal with Rowling last year for a film adaptation of her 2001 book of the same name, which is also the name of a textbook in the Harry Potter series.
Rowling is writing the screenplay for the new film. The film’s synopsis, according to IMDb: “The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.”
No one has been cast and there is currently no director attached to the project.