Fans get first look at J.K. Rowling’s new adventure

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2012, file photo “Harry Potter” novels author J.K. Rowling poses for a photo at an appearance at The David H. Koch Theater in New York. Rowling is to receive the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award, PEN America told The Associated Press on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Author J.K. Rowling is working on her first film written directly for the screen.

Rowling, who is known for her Harry Potter book series, has written an all new wizard adventure that takes place in New York City in 1926.

It’s called Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The film is based on a textbook featured within the Harry Potter series.

The movie stars Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne.

Three movies will be released based on the series. The first movie hits theaters in November.

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