It's official! Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is set to become a franchise of five films, according to J.K. Rowling. The screenwriter and novelist revealed that the new series, which stars Colin Farell and Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne in the lead role of Newt Scamander, is no longer just a prequel to her best selling Harry Potter series. Taking to Twitter to annouce the news, Rowling said she's "got a feeling this is going to be the new 'not a prequel'," before continuing that they're "currently putting the finishing touches to the second," film.

J.K. Rowling confirms five Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them films

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them will be released on November 18. Meanwhile, watch the new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story now.