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The 'Fantastic Beasts' script has a book cover – and it's magical

Ellie Walker-Arnott
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Ellie Walker-Arnott

Put down that copy of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'. There's a new JK Rowling screenplay and you need it in your life.

The script for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', the 'Harry Potter' spin-off set in 1920s New York and starring Eddie Redmayne as magizoologist Newt Scamander, is being turned into a book to coincide with the cinema release this autumn. 

The screenplay's cover was unveiled this week. And it's a beauty – all rose gold patterns and art deco lettering. It's whimsical, magical, it'd take pride of place on Hermione's book shelf and, let's be honest, Potter fans, including us, will find it incredibly hard to resist. 


This won't be only time Potter fans can add to their collections this winter. Publishers Scholastic, Little, Brown Book Group and HarperCollins have got a lot more up their gown sleeves. Think a making-of, colouring books, guides to the art in the film, a movie scrapbook, model sets, a character guide, a fashion sketchbook and a 'Magical Movie Handbook'.

Phew. Better reinforce those book shelves... 

Did you know you can book tickets to watch 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' at Warner Bros Studio

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