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Harry Potter prequel hopes to capture Goblet of Fire's charm and humor

If you were a fan of the fourth Harry Potter film, you're in for a treat. According to a producer on the upcoming Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the film is most comparable to Mike Newell's take on the Goblet of Fire.

David Heyman told Entertainment Weekly that Fantastic Beasts has "the charm of the fourth," which some may remember as one of the funnier films in the eight-part series.

Heyman added that although there will be differences between the tone set in Goblet of Fire and Fantastic Beasts (Newell described making the fourth film like an "Indian musical" and Heyman is adamant that won't happen here), it will have the same brand of comedy.

"It has the romantic comedy, that fish-out-of-water humor, that very human natural character comedy," Heyman said. "And now [director David Yates] is always looking for truthful, human moments."

Still, Heyman confirmed there would be plenty of darkness in the prequel, as well. A field Yates may be more comfortable with after tackling the final four Harry Potter films, which dealt with quite a bit of dark moments.

Fantastic Beasts stars Eddie Redmayne as writer Newt Scamander, who details the secret life of witches and wizards living in New York City 70 years before Harry reads his book at Hogwarts. The film also stars Ezra Miller, Ron Perlman, Colin Farrell, Katherine Waterston and Jon Voigt, among many more.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is due out Nov. 18, 2016.

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