Political Power Takes a Hit in J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts

J.K. Rowling’s entertainment and cultural empire expands with the addition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a well-crafted action film that will surely push the Harry Potter film franchise beyond the $8 billion gross receipts milestone. Fantastic Beasts has already earned nearly $300 million worldwide, solidifying Rowling’s role as a leading producer and now screenwriter. This is good for liberty because Rowling’s story continues her interest in promoting tolerance, vigilance against tyranny, and the courage of everyday heroes.
David Yates, the director who also helmed the last four Potter films (Order of the Phoenix, The Half-Blood Prince, and

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