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The Wizarding World continues as 'Fantastic Beasts' sets 2021 release

Warner Bros. Pictures has just announced the release date for the for the third “Fantastic Beasts” film, inviting audiences to return to J.K. Rowling”s cinematic Wizarding World on November 12, 2021. Production on the new film is expected to begin in Spring 2020.

“J.K. Rowling created an awe-inspiring universe that has captivated people of all ages, taking us on an extraordinary magical journey,” said Ron Sanders, President, Worldwide Theatrical Distribution and Home Entertainment in making the announcement. “Warner Bros. is so proud to be the cinematic home of the Wizarding World and is excited about the future of the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ franchise. We look forward to bringing the third chapter of the five-film series to audiences around the globe in November 2021.”

“We are incredibly excited about and have confidence in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series,” added Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. “We all believe this release date will give the filmmakers time and space to allow their artistry to truly flourish and deliver the best possible film to our fans.”

The as of yet untitled film will mark the 10th cinematic adventure in the Wizarding World. At the moment, the third “Fantastic Beasts” is scheduled to open opposite another fantasy brand as Paramount Pictures is set to debut a “Dungeons and Dragons” movie on that same date.


Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.