Warner Bros. wants. achieve it Other movies from the series Harry Potterafter the end of the series Fantastic monsters (set in the same narrative universe), just closed. This was stated by the CEO of the company, David Zaslav, at a meeting with shareholders. The CEO hinted that he wanted to focus on franchising:
“We haven’t had a Superman movie in 13 years. We haven’t had a Harry Potter movie in 15 years. The DC movies and Harry Potter movies have made a lot of money for Warner Bros. over the past 25 years.”
He then added that the studio will only return to expand Wizarding World if he’s also involved J.K. Rowlingthe author of the books, as well as the franchisor.
For now, Zaslav’s will appears to be nothing more than an explicit will, rather than a fact, given that, as has been reported by diverseThere are no ongoing negotiations between Rowling and Warner Bros. for future films.
Rowling herself may have other things to consider at the moment and may show some resistance, as allegations of transphobia have effectively kept her from events like the cast meeting organized by HBO. Warner Bros. Also, by removing the name from a trailer for Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets, then corrected with an official statement.
Despite this, the cooperation between Rowling and the manufacturer is still active. In fact, we will soon be able to play Hogwarts Legacy, a video game based on the writer’s world.