Join Ariel, Shannen, and guest host Aaron (who you may find familiar) as they discuss the beasts we met in Crimes of Grindelwald and how they could have been better utilized to further the story. Which beasts would you like to see more of in the future?
Join the SpeakBeasty hosts in celebrating the podcast's first birthday with this throwback filled episode!
Hosts Aaron, Ariel, Shannen, and Sophie are here for Episode 15 with TONS of fantastic news to delve into! This week's discussion goes deep into the recently released [...]
In which we are joined by special guest Mitchell Thornton, one of the actors from the upcoming Fantastic Beasts film! In our interview, find out what set is like on a typical shooting day, and learn just how secretive the actors are required to be!
In which we discuss how weaponized intertextuality could effect the Fantastic Beasts trilogy, what Broadway would have been like in the magical 1920s, and the problematic idea of letting a hat determine whom you'll be for the rest of your life.
In which we jump right into our reactions to the Fantastic Beasts screenplay in book form! We get nostalgic for the olden days of Harry Potter, experience an existential crisis, and to no one's surprise, mention Hamilton a few too many times.
In which we discuss the intricacies of American wandmaking, the fact that all the creatures of Fantastic Beasts will be CGI, and how Dorcus Twelvetrees ruined pretty much everything for everyone.
In which our hosts delve into a discussion highlighting the first two "History of Magic in North America" pieces on Pottermore, what constitutes canon in the Fantastic Beasts universe, and the strange/slightly sketchy origins of Ilvermorny.
We're back with Aaron, Ariel, and Shannen - and new host Sophie from England - for Episode 6 of SpeakBeasty! On this episode, we discuss Eddie Redmayne as the choice [...]
In which hosts Aaron, Ariel, and Shannen - and new host Eleanor from Australia - celebrate Valentine's Day with a discussion on Newt and Porpentina's relationship (Newtina? Porpenewt?), the possibility of wizarding world gangsters, and the questionable romantic practices of the Shapeshifting community.