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Fantastic Beasts Wins Academy Award for Costume Design
Posted by Megs

While the Harry Potter films earned twelve nominations they never won an Academy Award. The drought is over because Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has won the Oscar for Best Costume Design at the 2017 Academy Awards! The film is also up for Best Production Design, we will update this post with the results.

Update: Unfortunately Fantastic Beasts was beat by La La Land in the Best Production Design category.

A video of Colleen accepting the award may be watched below:

Filed Under: Fantastic Beasts Films
Fantastic Beasts Wins at BAFTAs
Posted by Megs

The BAFTAs, British Academy Film Awards, were held in London this evening and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them walked away with an award. It beat out Doctor Strange, Hail Caesar!, La La Land and Nocturnal Animals for the Production Design BAFTA. The film was also nominated for Special Visual Effects, Outstanding British Film, Costume Design and Sound.

The BAFTAs are essentially the British form of The Oscars so winning an award is a great honor. They are a celebration of the years achievements in film and are broadcast on BBC. You can watch a livestream of the red carpet arrivals below:

Filed Under: Fantastic Beasts Films
Deleted Scene from Fantastic Beasts Released
Posted by Megs

Warner Bros. released a deleted scene from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at this weekend’s Celebration of Harry Potter! The scene features Queenie and Tina singing the Ilvermorny song and contains a famous quote from the trailer that fans were disappointed to not see in the finished film.

This clip is featured on the blu-ray and DVD release of the film. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be available on Digital HD 3/7 and Blu-ray™ 3/28.

Filed Under: Fantastic Beasts Films
Eddie Redmayne Records Audio Book for Fantastic Beasts as Newt
Posted by Megs

Pottermore has announced this morning that Eddie Redmayne has recorded an audio book for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Newt Scamander. The digital audio book is available for pre-order from Audible UK, Audible US and Audible Australia now and will be released on 14 March 2017.

This is NOT a reading of the screenplay, it’s for the original textbook from 2001. This new version has updated beasts from J.K. Rowling as well as a foreword from Newt.

Filed Under: Eddie Redmayne, Fantastic Beasts Films
Fantastic Beasts Nominated for Two Academy Awards
Posted by Megs

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been nominated for two Academy Awards. It is up for Costume Design and Production Design. Watch The Oscars live on Sunday February 26 7e|4p on ABC.

COSTUME DESIGN

  • Allied
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jackie
  • La La Land

PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Arrival
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • La La Land
  • Passengers

The full nomination announcement may be watched below:

Filed Under: Fantastic Beasts Films
Video: Warwick Davis’ Wizarding World Documentary
Posted by Megs

As we posted back in November, Warwick Davis made a documentary about the Wizarding World and Fantastic Beasts. The 51 minute documentary entitled Fantastic Beasts and J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World is now available for viewing online.

Warwick Davis explores the massive popularity of JK Rowling’s wizarding world including a visit to Shapero Rare Books where he is surprised to learn how much a first edition Harry Potter is worth.

Thanks to SnitchSeeker for finding the video.

Filed Under: Fantastic Beasts Films, Harry Potter Films, Warwick Davis
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