Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the spin-off trilogy set in the Harry Potter universe, will be released individually in 2016, 2018, and 2020, according to a tweet from Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz. Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara is quoted as saying the project will be “at least a trilogy,” leaving room for further films in the franchise after 2020.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be “at least a trilogy,” says Tsujihara. First 3 movies in 2016, 2018 and 2020
— Ben Fritz (@benfritz) October 15, 2014
Extending book to film adaptations across extra movies has become the norm in Hollywood. The Hobbit is two films into its trilogy, and the final books in the Hunger Games and Twilight series were…