Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed Wednesday that the second movie in the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” series is in the works, with J.K. Rowling writing the script and David Yates directing. It is slated for worldwide release on Nov. 16, 2018.
Yates directed the final four Harry Potter films and the first “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” movie, which comes out Nov. 18. The second film will also reunite producers David Heyman, Rowling, Steve Kloves and Lionel Wigram. Rowling’s agent, Neil Blair, Rick Senat and Danny Cohen will serve as executive producers.