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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and where to Find Them

We could not be more excited for this latest venture into the world of Harry Potter. While the book is Harry Potters “textbook," the screenplay (penned by J.K. Rowling!), follows the adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Opening November 18, but you will not want to miss KDL’s Fun and film event at Celebration! Cinema North on November 21. This will be the ultimate Harry Potter extravaganza! You can purchase tickets for this amazing event here.

 

monsterA Monster Calls  

Premieres January 6, 2017, the film adaptation of the critically acclaimed multi-award winning novel by Patrick Ness features Liam Neeson as the “monster” who visits Conor every night at 12:07AM to help him cope with his mother’s terminal illness. Also starring Sigourney Weaver and Felicity Jones.

 

 

wonderWonder  

Scheduled for release on April 7, 2017. The book that delighted young and old alike becomes a feature film in the Spring! This is the tale of Auggie, a young boy born with a facial deformity who is trying to fit in at school and make everyone understand he is just a normal kid.Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson star, Stephen Chobsky directs.