Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them


2h 13m 2016

Brief Synopsis

70 years before Harry Potter's birth, Newton Artemis Fido Scamander is commissioned to write a reference guide to magical beasts, which would become a Hogwart's textbook.

Film Details

Also Known As
Animales fantásticos y donde encontrarlo, Animales fantásticos y dónde encontrarlos, Animali Fantastici e Dove Trovarli, Fabeldyr og hvor de er å finne, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Part One), Fantasticne zveri i gde ih naci, Fantastiniai Gyvunai Ir Kur Juos Rasti, Fantastiska vidunder och var man hittar dem, Fantastiske skabninger... Og hvor de findes, Fantastyczne zwierzeta i jak je znalezc, Les animaux fantastiques, Magicne ?ivali, Phantastische Tierwesen und wo sie zu finden sind, animaux fantastiques
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2016
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Liverpool, England, UK; Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, England, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden - United Kingdom; Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden - United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Synopsis

70 years before Harry Potter's birth, Newton Artemis Fido Scamander is commissioned to write a reference guide to magical beasts, which would become a Hogwart's textbook.

Crew

Ian Abbott

Visual Effects

Catalina Acosta

Digital Artist

Matt Adams

Camera

Paul Adams

Visual Effects

Trevor Adams

Digital Artist

Niv Adiri

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Sagar Adokar

Visual Effects

Anton Agerbo

Visual Effects Producer

Nesar Ahmad

3-D Artist

Fazil Ahmed

Visual Effects

Alex Aitken

Plasterer

Juan Antonio Alamo

Visual Effects

Lee Alexander

Visual Effects

Josh Allan

Accounting Assistant

Ben Allard

Production Assistant

David Allday

Art Director

Antony Allen

Visual Effects

Jon Allen

Visual Effects

Lucy Allen

Stunt Performer

Rodrigo Alonso

Visual Effects

Jhon Alvarado

Visual Effects

David Anders

Stunt Performer

Monifa Andrew

Visual Effects

Edward Andrews

Visual Effects

Louis Andrews

Production Assistant

Curtis Andrus

Visual Effects

Adiren Annesley

Visual Effects

Pete Anthony

Music

Nairye Apelian

Visual Effects

Yasunobu Arahori

Visual Effects

Alfredo Octavio Arango

Visual Effects

Mark Archer

Stunt Performer

Luke Armstrong

Visual Effects

Richard Armstrong

Props

Alan Arnold

Props

Derek Arnold

Puppeteer

Gabriel Arnold

Digital Artist

Karen Arredondo

Digital Artist

Mira Arte

Visual Effects

Ellyn Arthur

Production Assistant

Huw Arthur

Art Director

Gary Arthurs

Stunt Performer

Anvitha Aruna

Visual Effects

Giles Asbury

Illustrator

Jon Aschalew

Music Scoring Mixer

Stewart Ash

Visual Effects

Pete Ashford

Visual Effects

Sam Ashford-rowe

Visual Effects Producer

Benjamin Ashley

Stunt Performer

Saqib Ashraf

Visual Effects

Arundi Asregadoo

Visual Effects

Mathieu Assemat

Digital Artist

Valentin Astier

Digital Artist

Jeff Atmajian

Music

Colleen Atwood

Costume Designer

Nisha Aulum

Production Assistant

Vincent Aupetit

Visual Effects

Suzanne Austin

Art Director

Marie-eve Authier

Visual Effects

Peter Aversten

Visual Effects

Jill Avery

Costumer

Rajgopal Bachalli

Digital Artist

Harpreet Bahia

Visual Effects Coordinator

Keziah Bailey

Visual Effects

Laura Bailey

Production Assistant

Kiran N Bajare

3-D Artist

Michael Baker

Visual Effects

Fiona Baldwin

Production Coordinator

Margherita Balestri

Visual Effects

Geoff Ball

Carpenter

Sarah Ball

Medic

Arlyn Bantog

Visual Effects

Guillaume Baratte

Visual Effects

Magali Barbe

Visual Effects

Jordan Barbour

Production Secretary

Pete Bardsley

Location Manager

Frances Barer

Production Assistant

Marie-pier Barette

Visual Effects

Reuben Barkataki

Visual Effects

Ben Barker

Sound Designer

Carly Barnes

Stunt Performer

Matthew Barnett

Visual Effects

Dane Barney

Visual Effects

James Barr

Models

Mollie Barr

Costumer

Nathaniel Barr

Visual Effects Coordinator

John Barrett

Music

Lewis Barron

Location Manager

Scott Bartels

Visual Effects

Branko Basarovski

Visual Effects

Jenny Basen

Visual Effects

Adam Basil

Stunt Performer

Eric Bates

Visual Effects

Claire Baudean

Visual Effects

Bryan Baverstock

Transportation Manager

Robin Beard

Visual Effects

Helen Beasley

Costumer

Peter Bebb

Visual Effects

Alexis Bechet

Digital Artist

Dirk Becker

Visual Effects

Emmy Beech

Production Assistant

Anders Beer

Visual Effects

Loic Beguel

Visual Effects

Paul Beilby

Visual Effects

Derek Bell

Models

William Bell

Digital Artist

Martin Belleau

Visual Effects

Fernando Benitez

Visual Effects

Sara Bennett

Visual Effects

Jack Bentley

Camera

Jordan Benwick

Digital Artist

Anita Berkhane

Visual Effects

Chris Berry

Visual Effects

Louis-charles Berthiaume

Visual Effects

Mathieu Bertrand

Cg Supervisor

Teresa Berus

Visual Effects

Lucy Best

Production Assistant

David Bethell

Costumer

Helen Beuselinck

Coordinator

Emily Bick

Models

Peter Bigg

Props

Michael Billette

Visual Effects

Steven Bills

Visual Effects

Jonathan Bird

Visual Effects

Aleksandra Bjelica

Visual Effects Producer

Neil Blair

Executive Producer

Lilly Blazewiczs

Foley Editor

Hiram Bleetman

Production Assistant

Brandon Blevins

Visual Effects

Robert Bliss

Concept Artist

Ann Marie Blommaert

Visual Effects Coordinator

Pierre Bohanna

Models

Martin Bohm

Visual Effects

Thomas Bolt

Visual Effects

Harsh Borah

Visual Effects

Michael Borgstrom

Cg Supervisor

Michael Borhi

Visual Effects

Dawid Borkiewicz

Visual Effects

Micha Bostrom

Visual Effects

Katie Boughen

Medic

Robert Bourgeault

Visual Effects

Romain Bouvard

Visual Effects

Thomas Bowes

Music

Paul Boyd

Visual Effects

Matt Boyer

Visual Effects

Peter Boyer

Music

Krzysztof Boyoko

Visual Effects

Guy Bradley

Art Director

Barbara Brady

Costumer

Paul Brady

Special Effects Technician

Jon Bragado

Visual Effects

Bertrand Breuze

Visual Effects

Tom Brewster

Assistant Director

Alexander Bridges

Video Assist/Playback

Stuart Bridges

Video Playback

Zaira Brilhante

Visual Effects Producer

Arnaud Brisebois

Visual Effects

Toby Britton

Art Director

Will Broadbent

Visual Effects

Matthew Broderick

Props

Andrew Brooks

Digital Artist

James Broom

Accounting Assistant

Lew Brown

Song

Nick Brown

3-D Artist

Steve Brown

Plasterer

Tom Browne

Assistant Director

Laurie Brugger

Visual Effects

Lee Brunet

Visual Effects

Marc Brzezicki

Visual Effects

George Buckleton

Production Assistant

Jaap Buitendijk

Still Photographer

Kyle Bundgaard

3-D Artist

Delphine Buratti

Visual Effects

Charles Burbage

Visual Effects

Duncan Burbidge

Visual Effects

Paul Burgess

Props

Peter Burgis

Foley Artist

Tim Burke

Visual Effects Supervisor

Pauline Burns

Visual Effects

Nellie Buroughs

Stunt Performer

James Burr

Visual Effects

Mark Burton

Assistant Editor

Henry Bush

Visual Effects

Lorie Bussifres

Visual Effects

David Butterworth

Music

Hermione Byrt

Assistant Editor

Dacio Caballero

Stunt Performer

Andrew Cadey

Visual Effects

Gem Ronn Cadiz

Visual Effects

Daniel Caffrey

Visual Effects

Alvaro Cajal

Visual Effects

Ben Caldwell

Lighting Technician

Melissa Caldwell

Digital Artist

Leon Callard

Production Assistant

Angus Cameron

Visual Effects

Korinne Cammarano

Visual Effects

Luca Cantani

Visual Effects

Vittorio Cantatore

Digital Artist

Christine Cantella

Costume Designer

Jon Capleton

Visual Effects

Film Details

Also Known As
Animales fantásticos y donde encontrarlo, Animales fantásticos y dónde encontrarlos, Animali Fantastici e Dove Trovarli, Fabeldyr og hvor de er å finne, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Part One), Fantasticne zveri i gde ih naci, Fantastiniai Gyvunai Ir Kur Juos Rasti, Fantastiska vidunder och var man hittar dem, Fantastiske skabninger... Og hvor de findes, Fantastyczne zwierzeta i jak je znalezc, Les animaux fantastiques, Magicne ?ivali, Phantastische Tierwesen und wo sie zu finden sind, animaux fantastiques
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2016
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Liverpool, England, UK; Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, England, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden - United Kingdom; Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden - United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States November 18, 2016

Released in United States on Video March 28, 2017

Inspired by "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by J.K. Rowling; published by Arthur A. Levine June 2001 .

Project is the screenwriting debut for author J.K. Rowling.

Alfonso Cuaron had previously been mentioned to direct.

Saoirse Ronan, Dakota Fanning, Lili Simmons and Alison Sudol are being considered for the role of Tina.

Kate Upton, Katherine Waterston and Elizabeth Debicki were in consideration for the role of Queenie. Waterson was ultimately cast as Tina, while Alison Sudol landed the role of Queenie.

Josh Gad and John Krasinski were reportedly in consideration for the role of Jacob.

Wide Release in United States November 18, 2016

Released in United States on Video March 28, 2017