Alfonso Cuaron May Direct “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

May 19, 2014

Posted by: Mel

Alfonso Cuaron

Alfonso Cuaron, who directed “Prisoner of Azkaban” is reportedly in “deep in talks” to direct the first movie of the planned “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” trilogy:

There’s nothing official yet, but fans of the film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban may have a big reason to anticipate the new Harry Potter spin-off film, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them. Reports this morning say that Alfonso Cuarón, fresh off the triumph of Gravity, is readying a return to the Potter franchise. He’s reportedly “deep in talks” to direct the first spin-off film, which is scripted by J.K. Rowling and scheduled for a 2016 release.

You can read more here. Stay close to Leaky for news on whether Cuaron – or another director – takes the helm.

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