J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts' screenplay to be published

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  • The script marks the screenwriting debut of "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling
  • The publication date coincides with the release of the new movie in November

(CNN)J.K. Rowling's screenplay of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," a "Harry Potter" spinoff, is set to be published in the fall to coincide with the release of the new Warner Bros. film.

    Pottermore, the global digital publisher of Rowling's Wizarding World, said Tuesday it will publish the screenplay on November 19. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will hit theaters November 18.
    The spinoff has stoked the flames of mania surrounding the "Harry Potter" franchise. The new film marks Rowling's screenwriting debut.
    The published screenplay will feature Rowling's full script and be available for all major eReader devices.
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