Huge Fantastic Beasts sequel information: Warner Bros. has revealed the second movie’s official title, the primary solid picture, under (together with a take a look at Jude Law enjoying a youthful Albus Dumbledore and a brand new take a look at Johnny Depp’s Gellert Grindelwald), plus some contemporary story particulars.
The movie’s title is Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which opens a 12 months from at the moment — Nov. 16, 2018.
Here’s the solid picture for our full obsessing:
That’s Law and as a roguishly good-looking Dumbledore on the far left, conserving loads of distance between himself and his friend-turned-adversary, Grindelwald, who’s holding the notorious Elder Wand.
Somewhat surprisingly, Grindelwald appears to be like precisely the identical as his reveal at finish of Fantastic Beasts (we thought Depp’s character may get some makeover tweaks given followers’ response).
Here’s one other model that’s a shifting picture, Daily Prophet-style:
Here’s the official new plot description, which together with the character descriptions additional under comprise a number of nuggets that haven’t been confirmed earlier than — similar to formally saying the return of Ezra Miller as Credence: “At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore (Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.”
And now the character descriptions: “Jude Law performs a younger ALBUS DUMBLEDORE, taking over the mantle of one in all J.Ok. Rowling’s most beloved characters; Ezra Miller makes a return because the enigmatic CREDENCE, whose destiny was unknown on the finish of the primary movie; Claudia Kim seems as a Maledictus, the service of a blood curse that destines her finally to rework right into a beast; Zoe Kravitz performs LETA LESTRANGE, who had as soon as been near Newt Scamander however is now engaged to his brother; Callum Turner joins the solid as Newt’s older brother, THESEUS SCAMANDER, a celebrated conflict hero and the Head of the Auror Office on the British Ministry of Magic; Katherine Waterston returns as TINA GOLDSTEIN, who has been reinstated as an Auror for MACUSA; Eddie Redmayne stars once more as wizarding world Magizoologist NEWT SCAMANDER, who has now gained fame within the wizarding world because the creator of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; Dan Fogler reprises the position of the one No-Maj within the group, JACOB KOWALSKI; Alison Sudol reprises the a part of Tina’s free-spirited sister, QUEENIE GOLDSTEIN, a Legilimens who can learn minds; and Johnny Depp returns because the highly effective Dark wizard GELLERT GRINDELWALD.”