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Fantastic Beasts Trivia: 5 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

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As the great poet Eden Phillpotts once said, "The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

There is absolutely no wonder about the universe of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, as it is going to be intricately detailed much like the Harry Potter one. However, this time, it will take you to a time frame of 1920s, a time much before Harry Potter and the things that happened at Hogwarts.

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But this time, the Magic comes to America instead of England. Set in the backdrop of almost 70 years before the Harry Potter era, Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling have made a splendid effort to expand the horizon of Harry Potter in a new dimension.

Having said that, here are five interesting facts you probably did not know about the Fantastic Beasts:-

1. J.K Rowling Wrote The Story Under Pseudonym

Interestingly enough, J.K. Rowling wrote the book titled 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' under a fictitious pseudonym of the author Newt Scamander. Moreover, Newt Scamander has been marked as the lead protagonist in the story as well.

2. J.K. Rowling Makes Debut In Screenwriting With Fantastic Beasts

After achieving an astonishing success as a writer and author, J.K. Rowling is now all set to stage her screenwriting debut with the movie 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.'

3. Reveals History of Magizoology

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' will certainly be a visual treat for the audience and the J.K. Rowling fans, as the movie will reveal about the history of Magizoology and it will also illuminate on 85 magical species around the world.

4. Highlights The Muggle World And An Important Character Named Newt Scamander

Newton Artemis Fido Scamander, a.k.a Newt Scamander, born in 1897, is the protagonist of the story set in the backdrop of 1920 America. The movie will shift focus on the muggles this time who we know as the non-magical descendants.

Newt Scamander is a magizoologist and the grandfather of Rolf Scamander.

5. Newt Scamander Was An Order Of Merlin

Mostly due to his work and contributions in the field of Magizoology, Newt Scamander earned the degree of Order of Merlin, Second Class, in the year 1979.

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