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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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