In a piece of fantastic news that should please legions of Harry Potter fans, David Yates has signed on to direct JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Yates could not be more familiar with the world of Harry Potter and this new take on that world. He has directed four Harry Potter films, most recently Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2.
The film is based on the universe of Rowling that focuses on wizards and witches and was inspired by the textbook made famous for its use by Hogwarts students in the Harry Potter books and film series.
As we previously reported, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be a trilogy. Stay tuned for more on this highly anticipated film.