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J.K. Rowling to host a special screening of her next film

June 27, 2016 GMT
FILE - In this April 9, 2015, file photo, "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling lights the Empire State Building to mark the launch of her non-profit children's organization Lumos, in New York. Carnegie Hall will host a special benefit screening this fall of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" with some special guests, author Rowling, actor Eddie Redmayne and cast members from the film. A conversation with the cast will precede a screening of the movie Nov. 12, 2016, that will benefit Lumos Foundation USA. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this April 9, 2015, file photo, "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling lights the Empire State Building to mark the launch of her non-profit children's organization Lumos, in New York. Carnegie Hall will host a special benefit screening this fall of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" with some special guests, author Rowling, actor Eddie Redmayne and cast members from the film. A conversation with the cast will precede a screening of the movie Nov. 12, 2016, that will benefit Lumos Foundation USA. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will host a benefit screening this fall of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” with some special guests — author J.K. Rowling, actor Eddie Redmayne and other cast members from the film.

A conversation with the cast and writer will precede a screening of the movie Nov. 12 that will benefit Lumos Foundation USA, which works to keep disadvantaged children with their families and out of institutions worldwide. It is named after the light-giving spell featured in the Rowling’s Harry Potter books.

Tickets range from $25-$500.

The film, which is set in 1926 and will open worldwide on Nov. 18, also stars Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo and Colin Farrell.

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Online: http://www.carnegiehall.org