The author shared the big news on her website
, writing: "It all started when Warner Bros. came to me with the suggestion of turning Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
into a film. I thought it was a fun idea, but the idea of seeing Newt Scamander, the supposed author of Fantastic Beasts
, realized by another writer was difficult. Having lived for so long in my fictional universe, I feel very protective of it and I already knew a lot about Newt. As hard-core Harry Potter
fans will know, I liked him so much that I even married his grandson, Rolf, to one of my favorite characters from the Harry Potter
series, Luna Lovegood."