There’s Another New Harry Potter Book On The Way

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Has there ever been a more exciting time to be a Harry Potter fan? First we get a play, then a new trilogy of films, and now a whole new book!

Today, Rowling announced that the screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be available as a brand new hard-cover book, and it’s set to be released on November 19, the day after the movie premieres.

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The newest book will be similar to the upcoming Harry Potter and the Cursed Child script book, which is set to be released on July 31, 2016.

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This exciting news came from a statement released today on the Pottermore website and gave all us muggles something to celebrate.

It read:

A new book from J.K. Rowling is always a good reason to celebrate. But this year will mark the first time the author has published a screenplay, which you’ll be able to buy as a print edition from Little, Brown (UK) or Scholastic (US and Canada), or as an eBook right here on Pottermore.

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While some fans may be disappointed that the book’s not going to be a full novel, we (as ravenous fanboys) are excited for any opportunity to return to the wonderful wizarding world, and can’t wait to read the script.

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Fantastic Beasts will tell the story of Newt Scamander, a bumbling magical zoologist who finds himself embroiled in the murky world of wizard and muggle relations in 1920s New York.

A number of big names are set to star in the movie including Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Ron Perlman, Dan Fogler, Katherine Waterston and rumours are that a young Albus Dumbledore may even be making a cameo.

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Rowling originally wrote a short version of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them for Comic Relief back in 2001, based on the fictional textbook of the same name. 

If only we had a time turner to take us to release day quicker!


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