While the whole world has stopped because of the Co-vid19, so have a lot of expensive projects.
The Guardian reports that some among the biggest such “have been given the go-ahead to restart filming after the UK government and health bodies signed off on new coronavirus safety rules“.
UK’s film and high-end television industry is worth £3.6bn and could rise now that Hollywood monsters as Matt Reeves-directed ‘The Batman’ – starring Robert Pattinson, the third ‘Fantastic Beasts’- film, set in the Harry Potter- universe, and Netflix’s second season of epic-fantasy series ‘The Witcher’ with Henry Cavill’s in the main role – “is understood to be keen to resume production as soon as is safely possible“.
Two of the most popular shows on British television are ‘Line of Duty’ and ‘Peaky Blinders’. Back in mid-March those were the first UK productions to suspend filming.
There’s even a very likely time-frame till the production may resume as the article states that: “This is a green light that signals that the UK is open for business again for film and high-end TV production,” said an industry source. “Many productions have to get up and running again in the next two months or they won’t get made this year as they rely on summer weather and conditions.”
I’m sure we’ll see some release dates pushed back but it’s good to see things are beginning to recover and soon to return to normal.
The video description tells us that “Instances of unexplained magical activity continue to be reported by people throughout the world”.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is a free-to-play, AR game inspired by the Wizarding World. It is being developed by WB Games San Francisco and Niantic, and published by Niantic, the same company that has developed Pokemon Go.
It should launch on Android and iOS mobile devices in 2019.
Harry Potter Wizards Unite is coming in 2019, and traces of magic appearing in the Muggle world. Get a small tease of what’s to come in this Pokemon Go-like game coming to mobiles in 2019.
Arriving on iOS and Android 2018.
There have been rumors for a while now that a Fantastic Beasts game is under developement. That is yet to be confirmed but now it is announced that Harry Potter will become a mobile RPG game called Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. It is currently being developed by Jam City, an L.A. based mobile games studio, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
The game will be released under Portkey Games–a label dedicated solely to the Harry Potter franchise, as well as other J.K. Rowling creations such as Fantastic Beasts. The upcoming augmented reality game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is also being launched by Portkey, but it is being developed by Niantic Labs (who created Pokemon Go).
In the game, players will be able to create their own characters and live life as a regular Hogwarts student through the years. According to Warner Bros., some of the franchise’s most iconic professors and characters will make appearances in the game. It will be free to play, and it is set to be available through Google Play, Apple Store and the Amazon App Store in early 2018.
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J.K. Rowling wrote the screenplay for the film, which opens in 1927, a few months after Newt helped to unveil and capture the infamous Dark Wizard Gellert Grindelwald. However, as he promised he would, Grindelwald has made a dramatic escape and has been gathering more followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one who might be able to stop him is the wizard he once called his dearest friend, Albus Dumbledore.
But Dumbledore will need help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander. The adventure reunites Newt with Tina, Queenie and Jacob, but his mission will also test their loyalties as they face new perils in an increasingly dangerous and divided wizarding world. The film expands the wizarding world, moving from New York to London and on to Paris. There are also some surprising nods to the Harry Potter stories that will delight fans of the books and film series.O FIND THEM is on schedule for a November 16, 2018, release.
“Voldemort – Origins of the Heir talks about the early life of Voldemort, powerful dark Wizard from the Harry Potter saga, and all the reasons that made his name so well-known and feared among his peers.”
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Just weeks after we’ve learned that Fantastic Beasts will become 5 movies and weeks ahead of the grand premiere, Deadline is reporting that Johnny Depp will join the cast in the sequel. Also, there is rumor that he might appear in a cameo in the first Fantastic Beasts installment.
If these news are true, it will be amazing to see the actor in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world.