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Tara Fowler
June 09, 2015 08:20 AM

Rejoice, American Harry Potter fans! J.K. Rowling has hinted at the existence of an American version of Hogwarts – and we could get a glimpse of it in the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

During a Q&A on Twitter Saturday, a fan asked Rowling whether the film’s protagonist, magizoologist Newt Scamander, was going to visit a school in New York.

Cryptic as ever, Rowling answered, “That information will be revealed in due course.”

She followed that Tweet up with a more straightforward answer (well, as straightforward as Rowling ever gets): “No, but he’s going to meet people who were educated at [name] in [not New York].”

After much speculation, it was recently announced that Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne would be playing Scamander in the highly anticipated film, which is due to be released on Nov. 18, 2016.

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“Eddie is a fearless actor, brimming with invention, wit and humanity,” David Yates, who directed the last four Potter films and will direct the prequel, said in a statement. “I couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of working with him as we start this new adventure in J.K. Rowling’s wonderful world, and I know she feels the same way.”

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