J.K. Rowling Reveals ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Will Be 5 Films

At a Warner Bros. global event yesterday, author J.K. Rowling revealed that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them would be the first of a five-part film series, different from the original trilogy we’d been told.

David Yates, the film’s director, also spoke at the event via satellite, and revealed the next movie in the series would take place in another major global city, though he didn’t reveal which one, and that cameos from young Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald would feature in the first flick. For Harry Potter nerds, this is huge, magical news.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is in theaters everywhere November 18. Watch the latest trailer below.

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