Five million views overnight. Via Wired:
Oh, you thought you were free of the wizarding world of Harry Potter? Ho ho! Not so fast, my friend. The long-marinating prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will arrive next fall. Accio, franchise!
Fantastic Beasts (a title that we’ll shorten, rather than acronym as FBAWTFT, because the latter looks like an unpleasant mouth noise), follows the presumed misadventures of a young wizard named Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), who in the 1920s has traveled to New York accompanied by a suitcase filled with the titular beasts. A few of them, we learn from a witch named Porpentina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) have escaped