Johnny Depp Confirmed As Grindelwald In ‘Fantastic Beasts’
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When news broke that Johnny Depp would not only cameo in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them but also appear in its sequel, it led to the speculation that he would be playing Grindelwald. A majority of social media were unhappy with this idea, but the die had already been cast. With four more sequels on the way, we know that Grindelwald’s relationship with Dumbledore, who is being cast as we speak, will play a key role in Fantastic Beasts 2.

Now there is confirmation that Depp will, in fact, be playing as Grindelwald. Check out the full story below.

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Eddie Redmayne Says He Auditioned To Play Kylo Ren In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is well behind us, but somehow we are still uncovering more secrets about the film. With Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them just a week away from release, Eddie Redmayne making the press rounds talking about his experience on the first of five Harry Potter spinoffs. But the actor reveals that he almost did not play Newt Scamander.

At first, the actor spoke about how he auditioned to play a baddie in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Specifically, General Hux, a role that eventually went to Domnhall Gleeson. Now it appears that story has changed, as he believes he actually auditioned to play Kylo Ren. Check out the full story below.

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Johnny Depp Joins ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and Its Sequel
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is already one of the most anticipated films of the fall, and with the film’s release just a few short weeks away, it seems that the casting process isn’t quite finished yet.

According to new reports, Johnny Depp is set to appear in the film for a role that has yet to be revealed. But there’s more. While there will be four more Fantastic Beasts in the future, Depp will also appear in the sequel, which will be directed by David Yates. More on the story below.

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Tracking For $75 Million Opening
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be the first Harry Potter spinoff to be released since the film series came to an end in 2011. The adventures of the spinoff will continue for at least four more films as Warner Bros announced that Fantastic Beasts will be part one of a five-part series. Announcements like those are not entirely uncommon as studios have a tendency to confirm sequels and larger franchises based on how the film is testing.

Another good measurement of success is how well the film tracks, and according to new reports, the Harry Potter-spinoff is on course to have a $75 million opening in the US. Check out the full story below.

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Revisiting The ‘Harry Potter’ Films In IMAX Theaters Before ‘Fantastic Beasts’
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Harry Potter is returning in a big way in 2016. Over the summer, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hit bookstores and, in typical Potter fashion, was gone as soon as it hit store shelves. And for the film fans it gets even better. Nearly a decade after author J.K. Rowling’s final last Harry Potter novel was published and five years after the final Harry Potter film, fans will return to the wizarding world this November with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

In preparation for the new film, Warner Brothers has sent all 8 previous Harry Potter films back into theaters in IMAX. You can see the films at your leisure for only $6 each, or you can spend the day with Harry, Ron, and Hermione with a $20 day pass, or the $30 event pass which gets you in any time for the week.

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