It doesn’t sound like we will be looking for more Fantastic Beasts in the sequel. Instead, fans will be looking at the crimes of Grindelwald (Johnny Depp). That’s because the official title of the sequel to the Harry Potter prequel is Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
And to commemorate the title’s announcement, Warner Bros. has released the first official look at the cast, including our first look at Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore. Check out the image below.
Albus Dumbledore is a fixture in the Harry Potter mythology but was only mentioned by name in the prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. However, the character was bound to show up given his relationship with Grindelwald (Johnny Depp).
Now we know who will be playing him in Fantastic Beasts 2. New reports confirm that Jude Law will be the one to cast the spells as a young Dumbledore. More on the story below.
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.
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.
After the release of eight Harry Potter films, Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling are now venturing into the wizardry world of spinoff sequels. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them centers on Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), a magizoologist arriving in mid-1920s New York for a brief stop after documenting fantastic beasts around the globe. However, a no-maj (the American version of a muggle) accidentally lets the beasts loose. The studio just held a global fan event where attendees got to see a sneak peek of the upcoming film. But that wasn’t the only surprise. News broke that there will be a total of five Fantastic Beast films that will be released in the future.