When the last Harry Potter film was released, it seemed that we had reached the end of the Potter universe. But in 2016, the brain behind Potter series, J.K Rowling gifted Potter fans with something more exciting: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. This film is set 70 years back when Harry Potter was not even born. This became the first film in Harry Potter series to win an Oscar. And today we have the releasing date of its sequel, which is set to go on floors on November 16, 2018.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald New Characters
The new Characters in the Sequel
- Gellert Grindelwald: He was introduced in the original series and was portrayed as Dumbledore’s friend once but now as a dark and powerful wizard. It was because of his deeds that he was imprisoned by Dumbledore. We have also seen him in the previous part of Fantastic Beast for a short amount of time but in the sequel its all about Grindelwald Crimes
This character would be played by Johnny Depp, who will now be seen playing this villainous role.
- Young Albus Dumbledore: He is no a new character to the Harry Potter series but he is new to the Fantastic Beast universe. Our very favourite headmaster is set to make a comeback in the fantastic beast sequel, we will get to see the life of young Dumbledore on screen.
This character of young Dumbledore will be portrayed by Jude Law.
- Leta Lestrange: She was Newt’s old friend from Hogwarts. They shared a close friendship and Newt was secretly in love with her. She hasn’t spoken to Newt in a long time but she is set to make a comeback in the sequel.
Zoe Kravitz was last seen as playing Leta in the first film. She is now rumoured to have a bigger role in the upcoming movie.
4. Young Newt, Gellert, Albus and Leta: they are looking for teenagers to play the younger versions of the main characters.
5. Claudia Kim as Nagini: Kim is not just any Maledictus, but Nagini, the eventual Horcrux She starts out being able to control her transformations but she eventually is stuck permanently in snake form.
Most parts of the movie were shot at Warner Bros. and according to the Author J.K.Rowling, the Fantastic Beasts series will consist of 5 movies.
In the first film, the audience was introduced to Newt Scamander who was a magizoologist, he comes from England to America and meets a variety of muggles. In the end, dark wizard Grindelwald appears, though he is in the end imprisoned.
In the second film, a young Dumbledore entitles Newt to stop Grindelwald from raising pureblood wizards to rule over non-magical beings. This second film is just set a year later.
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