From Sorcerer’s Stone to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, J. K. Rowling’s neverending world of enchantment has charmed a generation. Now, from the editors of Entertainment Weekly comes the spellbinding tale of how a beloved children’s book series became a blockbuster movie franchise—and more. This ultimate guide is stuffed with all the need-to-know details about Rowling's long-awaited return to the wizarding world with Fantastic Beasts, a review of the Cursed Child play, a heartfelt farewell to the actor who played Severus Snape, and eye-opening behind-the-scenes images and quotes from the cast and crew of all the movies. Featuring:
* Scoops from the set of Beasts; plus interviews with the cast, crew, and director of the highly anticipated new film
* A foreword by Stephen King exploring Rowling’s ability to turn kids into readers
* A where-are-they-now feature on the Potter cast, including interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint
The Ultimate Guide to Star Trek chronologically explores the productions and fandom of Star Trek. We begin with the three-year run of the original series with stars William Shatner as Captain Kirk and Leonard Nimoy as Spock. Next we lead into the six major motion pictures of the 20th century and second generation of television series. Finally, we survey the current Star Trek major motion picture franchise with stars like Chris Pine and director J.J. Abrams. This 50th anniversary collector’s edition includes new photos from the upcoming Star Trek Beyond movie and opens with an introduction by the film’s cowriter and Scotty 2.0, Simon Pegg.