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Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter: here's what happens between the two sagas

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May22,2024

After developing the Harry Potter saga, Warner has decided to release to continue capitalize on the universe created by by J.K. Rowling tackling Fantastic Beasts. But actually, what happens between the three prequels and the main saga?

Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter: here's what what happens between the two sagas

Harry Potter at the cinema

In 2001, Chris Columbus decided to adapt the novels ofJ.K. Rowlingat the cinema. The first part, Harry Potter at The School of Sorcerers is therefore released in dark rooms. The film already meets its expectations. a certain critical and popular success. Above all, it is an opportunity to present its crazy casting, dedicated to à become cult, notably taken away by the very young Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. For ten years, until Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, the license attracted audiences around the world, and brought in revenue. more than $7.7 billion in revenue across the world.

Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter: here's what it takes place between the two sagas

In 2016, five years after the end of the Harry Potter saga, the filmmaker David Yates is back in the magical universe of J.K. Rowling with Fantastic Beasts. Prequel to the Harry Potter license, the feature film focuses on the adventures of Norbert Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). In all, three feature films were released, but have encountered much less positive press and spectator feedback than the previous saga. In total, the three Fantastic Beasts films still brought in revenue. a little less than2 billion dollars in box office revenue.

What happens between the two sagas?

Approximately 65 years separate the events of the Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter sagas . The Fantastic Beasts trilogy takes place from 1926 to the early 1930s, while the Harry Potter franchise spanned from 1991 to 2000. 1998. In 65 years, he has gone from there to things. The first major event that occurs after the Fantastic Beasts trilogy is the final defeat of Gellert Grindelwald. Despite their long-standing affection, his former ally; Dumbledoreis required to make drastic decisions meeting Grindelwald. The two powerful sorcerers then face each other in a terrifying and impressive duel. The defeat of Grindelwald puts an end to the the Global Wizarding War. Grindelwald is then imprisoned. à Nurmengard,a prison that he had ironically built himself. Grindelwald then remained locked up over there until’’ the end of his life, until the moment when Voldemort comes to put an end to his life. his days.

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Dumbledore's victory makes him the greatest magician in history. Shortly after, he became headmaster of Hogwarts, a position he would retain until his death. his death. In fact, this period between the two sagas is quite vague. It is assumed that the wizarding world had the right to a long moment of peace before the advent of Voldemort. Finally, the most important event of this period concerns the youth of Tom Riddle before his transformation into Voldemort.

The rise of Voldemort

If the wizarding world remains fairly calm, there is still , in 1970, The First Wizarding War. During the same period, Voldemort spent his first years at home. Hogwarts, and carried out his first assassinations. Quickly, he meets Hepzibah Smith, a collector of rare artifacts whom he then murders to acquire Helga Hufflepuff's Cup and Salazar Slytherin's Locket. Voldemort turned, during this same period, to black magic. After that, he disappeared for years.


Little is known about this mysterious period. We simply know that theDark Lord traveled around the world. in Europe and Asia, gaining even more knowledge and power. But these experiences, if they have strengthened his magic also disfigured him. to make him the noseless monster that we all know.

Then, he surrounds himself with numerous followers who call themselves Death Eaters. But his rise is slowed down several times by his former teacher, Dumbledore himself. Dumbledore also promotes several laws to reduce the influence of dark magic on the wizarding world.

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Shortly after, Voldemort launches his first open attacks against the wizarding world. He uses his followers to attack the Muggle world and the Ministry of Magic. The goal is to exhaust them, overthrow the government and establish a new world order. Face to face incapacity of the Ministry of Magic, Dumbledore creates The Order of the Phoenix, a small group of magicians capable of fighting directly against Voldemort and his minions. Meanwhile, James and Lily Potter, Harry's parents, refuse to join Voldemort. They married shortly after and gave birth to a son. Harry, before being murdered by Voldemort. The rest, you know it…

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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