The future of the Harry Potter saga after Fantastic Beasts 3 is uncertain, but Warner seems to be preparing new projects and everything indicates that Snape, who was played by Alan Rickman, will star in a prequel to HBO Max.
The middle We Got This Covered revealed that the streaming platform is preparing a series about the character. At the moment it is not known what stage of the protagonist’s life the production will cover. Severus Snape has a complex origin story that is only revealed in the final book and movie of the Harry Potter saga, The Deathly Hallows.
As a child he was best friends with Harry’s mother, Lily, but their relationship changes when she falls in love with James Potter. He then joined the Death Eaters, but secretly defected and joined Dumbledore when Voldemort planned to kill the Potters. After discovering the truth, Harry named his second son Albus Severus, in his honor.
Notably Rickman, the actor who played the character, passed away in 2016. At the moment it is unknown who will give life to the teacher. We Got This Covered He also points out that other rumors point to a Hermione series that Emma Watson could be involved in.
Until more details are known, fans can enjoy Fantastic Animals 3. The David Yates-directed film starring Mads Mikkelsen, Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne and Ezra Miller hits theaters on July 15, 2022.