Harry Potter spin-off to release in 2016

  • ANI, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 15, 2014 15:52 IST

The date for the Harry Potter spin-off film,

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, has been fixed for a 2016 release.

Harry Potter series author JK Rowling will be making her screenwriting debut with the film, which is the first in a planned series.


The story is reportedly based on a Hogwarts textbook of the same name mentioned on a reading list in Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone (2001). It will feature magical characters and include the fictitious book’s author, Newt Scamander.

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