Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav plans to revitalize the studio’s finances by reviving successful franchises, such as DCU and ‘Harry Potter’ films, if the controversial author will agree.
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Author teams with playwright Duncan MacMillan on stage play set 16 years prior to the now infamous book and HBO series, during The Great Tourney at Harrenhal, and may feature familiar characters.
The new Wizarding World project is extremely early in development, with no writer or talent attached.
While noted Danish actor was the top choice to replace Depp in ‘Fantastic Beasts 3,’ hypocritical fans now blame the actor for taking the role from a domestic violence victim.
Rumors say Warner Bros. is looking to win back fans of the famed film franchise by developing a new movie featuring the original cast, and all signs point to ‘Cursed Child.’
The beleaguered actor will still be paid an eight-figure salary for his portrayal of Gellert Grindelwald in ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ due to pay-or-play contract, despite being fired from the role.
Longtime Depp friend and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise producer Jerry Bruckheimer still stands behind the controversial actor, and is rumored to want him in the newest ‘Pirates’ film
The notorious actor has been ‘asked’ to resign from his iconic role of Gellert Grindelwald after losing a libel case against British tabloid ‘The Sun,’ which labeled the actor a ‘wife beater.’
Johnny Depp, in character, joins Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law to tease ‘Harry Potter’ fans with Hall H presentation.
Beloved British book series part of a government crackdown against an influx of Western ideology that also includes the Harry Potter books and Roald Dahl’s ‘James and the Giant Peach.’
Expanded ‘Fantastic Beasts Virtual Reality’ experience will be available for purchase on several VR platforms later this year.
Montreal-based visual effects studio delivers 126 VFX shots for Harry Potter spinoff, including many featured creatures and their environments, the magical reconstruction of a destroyed room, and the elaborate MACUSA wizard headquarters.
Led by VFX supervisor Andrew Morley, Cinesite delivers just under 100 shots for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,’ including environments of prohibition-era Manhattan, set extensions and the creation of a magical dinner.
MPC returns to the world of Harry Potter, delivering 220 VFX shots including 3D environments of prohibition-era Manhattan, set extensions, magic effects, and the creation of three beasts: Demiguise, Occamy and Billiwig.
Under the lead of production VFX supervisor Christian Manz, Oscar-winning VFX house helps develop and animate a range of fantastical CG characters for J.K. Rowling’s new spinoff prequel to the Harry Potter franchise.
October 13 global fan event and week-long theatrical engagement showcasing all eight ‘Harry Potter’ films celebrates the upcoming November 18th release of J.K. Rowling’s ‘Wizarding World’ and Warner Bros.’ ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’
Animated clip accompanies new short story by J.K. Rowling that serves as a prequel to the upcoming Harry Potter feature, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’