Unfurl all sorts of mysteries around fantastic beasts and real-life creatures across history that you may not believe could exist in the upcoming new documentary Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History. The exciting documentary, sees Stephen Fry explore the inspirations behind some of the Wizarding World’s magical creatures.
The documentary special will debut on 30 May, the same day Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore premieres on HBO GO.
In this documentary special, join Stephen Fry as he embarks on an incredible journey to discover the stories behind some of the world’s most fantastic beasts. With the help of scientists, historians, writers and filmmakers, Stephen finds out why the world of magical animals is more popular today than ever before.
Whether digging for dragons, meeting distant relatives of the unicorn or swimming with an unlikely inspiration for mermaids, Stephen uncovers the secrets behind some of our best-loved mythical creatures, and reveals real-life beasts – from rhinos to narwhals, vervet monkeys to manatees – that have inspired some of the greatest legends in history, storytelling, and film.
Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History is narrated by Stephen Fry and directed by Chris Chapman and Adam White. Victoria Bobin serves as producer and Alice Keens Soper is executive producer of the one-hour documentary.
Stream or download Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore and Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History from May 30 on HBO GO.
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