The Harry Potter world adrift: the director of Fantastic Beasts reveals the future of the saga

The Harry Potter world adrift: the director of Fantastic Beasts reveals the future of the saga

After eight first films, The Harry Potter franchise does not find a precise direction. Within the framework of the announcement of a series that adapts the same books again who adapted the filmsthe director of Fantastic Beasts revealed that the future for this new saga may remain unfinished.

The Fantastic Beasts movie franchise is “on pause,” according to David Yates. This saga, starring Eddie Redmayne They are prequels designed by the controversial JK Rowling and it was expected that there would be five films. Of those five three were released and the poor financial results left the continuity of the subfranchise in doubt.

“With ‘Animals’ everything is on pause”said Yates, in an interview with Total Film, adding: “The idea that we were going to make five movies was a surprise to most of us. Jo (Rowling) mentioned it spontaneously at a press screening one day and we were just committed to doing the first one.”

Yates believes that at some point they will resume the franchise but has not spoken to either Rowling or Warner Bros. in a while.. “We are proud of the last one we did and after the premiere we needed to stop and take it easy”he expressed.

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When Warner Bros. Discovery presented the transformation of your streaming platform HBO Max in just “Max”, also announced that the Harry Potter books will be readapted as a series.

“The stories from each Harry Potter book written by JK Rowling will become a decade-long series and will be produced with the same love and epic production for which this franchise is known,” explained the CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery, David Zaslavwho added: “The series will have a new cast to lead the new generation of fans, fantastic details, the beloved characters and the dramatic locations that “Harry Potter fans have loved him for 25 years.”

As with books, The saga of films that adapted them between 2001 and 2007 were a success that had rarely been seen before. Since then, the franchise has had hits and missessince the amusement parks or video games like Hogwarts Legacy, even the movies Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them that were overshadowed by himThe controversies of the author and stars like Johnny Depp and Ezra Miller.

JK Rowling says she would ‘happily’ go to prison for her views on trans women

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JK Rowling.

The creator of Harry Potter, JK Rowlinghas revealed that she would happily go to prison for her views on transgender women.

Rowling appeared to be responding to a story published in the Mail on Sunday, which reported that a Labor government in Britain could make attacks on gender identity a criminal offence.

Critics told the newspaper it could result in prison sentences for those who refuse to use a transgender person’s preferred pronouns.

“I will gladly serve two years if the alternative is forced speech and forced denial of the reality and importance of sex.”Rowling said on X (ex Twitter).

Source: Ambito

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