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Geek Peek: First Cast Photo For ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’
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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.

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Jude Law To Play Dumbledore In ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’
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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.

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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Director: David Yates
Screenwriter: J.K. Rowling
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo, Colin Farrell
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rated PG | 113 minutes
Release Date: November 28, 2016

Though the adventures of Harry Potter may have come to an end, J.K. Rowling’s legacy lives on. Now fans will be getting at five new spinoffs that expand the Harry Potter universe starting with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a prequel that is set decades before the events of the phenomenon that started it all. While I wasn’t a fan of the original books and never really got into the films themselves, Fantastic Beasts is whimsical and fun, and manages to address a few relevant themes that affect us all. One thing is for sure, it will give anyone without any prior knowledge of the books or films a reason to look at why Harry Potter has remained popular all these years.

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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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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Tracking For $75 Million Opening
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Eddie Redmayne

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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Four More ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Films On The Way
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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.

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Preview Fan Event To Hit 18 Cities Around The World
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Eddie Redmayne

It’s real easy to see why everyone is excited for another Harry Potter film. Though his story has ended, the franchise will continue to live on through spinoffs and prequels.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the first of those films, centering on Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) a Magizoologist of the early 1920s, whose works helped inspire the textbook seen in the first Harry Potter film. Now the film will give us a look at his adventures. But before all of that could happen, Warner Brothers is pleased to announce that they will be holding a free global fan event in 18 major cities around the world. More on the story and a video below.

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‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Trailer: Time Is Running Out For Newt Scamander
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Eddie Redmayne

Warner Brothers will be making a few more pushes in the coming weeks to help promote the release of the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and they will start with the final trailer for the film. We’ve known that the Harry Potter spin-off would be based on exploits of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), the magizoologist whose work was the inspiration for a Hogwart’s textbook that we’ve saw in the original films. Though the character appeared in portraits in the books and films, the prequel-spinoff will be the first time where we see Newt in action.

Check out the full trailer for the film here below.

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SDCC 2016: New ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ Trailer
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After sharing a new poster, the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them held their panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 today. The cast and crew were on hand to discuss the movie and also share a new trailer.

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SDCC 2016: ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ Poster
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

A new Comic-Con poster has been released for the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

The movie stars Eddie Redmayne as magizoologist Newt Scamander. Also starring is Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Colin Farrell, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ron Perlman, Carmen Ejogo, Jenn Murray, and Faith Wood-Blagrove.

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