Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a British-American fantasy drama film inspired by the book of the same name by J. K. Rowling. A spin-off of the Harry Potter film series and directed by David Yates, the film was written by Rowling as her screenwriting debut. It is the first installment of a trilogy. Rowling produced the film alongside David Heyman, Steve Kloves, and Lionel Wigram. The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler, Samantha Morton, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Faith Wood-Blagrove, Carmen Ejogo, Jon Voight and Ron Perlman.
** Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them received an Oscar (89th Annual Academy Awards - 2017) for "Costume Design.
* Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was nominated for 2 Oscars (89th Annual Academy Awards - 2017) for: