The origins of Voldemort's infamous snake are confirmed in the Harry Potter prequel.
On 1 September, Wizarding World fans at King’s Cross railway station for “Back to Hogwarts” Day got the surprise of their lives when Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law, stars of the highly anticipated new big-screen adventure Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, apparated on Platform 9 ¾ to join the festivities and lead the countdown to the 11:00 AM departure of the Hogwarts Express. The annual gathering is a big moment for the U.K.’s massive population of Harry Potter fans. Each year on September 1st, they flock to King’s Cross by the thousands, often dressed as their favorite character from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, to commemorate the day young wizards and witches from across the U.K. make their way to Platform 9 ¾ to board the iconic steamer that whisks them off to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Fans lined up for hours at a popular photo point to get a shot of themselves pushing a luggage trolley “through” the brick wall to recreate Harry and others’ passage through the magical barrier and onto Platform 9 ¾, with staff on-hand to help with the finishing touches, such as their Hogwarts scarf. But in the place of staff members, fans reached the front of the line to find none other than Redmayne and Law standing by to assist. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald , the second of five all new adventures in the Wizarding World, comes to cinemas on 16 November, 2018, from Warner Bros. Pictures.
The second Fantastic Beasts film promises to be the most adult Wizarding World film to date.
Warner Bros. released new footage Tuesday for “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” with a teenage Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) receiving Defense Against the Dark Arts instruction at Hogwarts. The footage generated a big laugh among attendees at the CinemaCon convention of theater owners in Las Vegas, with Jude Law portraying a young Albus Dumbledore […]
The second film in JK Rowling and David Yates' Harry Potter prequel series due to arrive 16 November 2018.
This prehistoric lot really need to nail down their hunting game if they’re going to survive long enough to become our ancestors. The first look at Aardman Animation’s latest claymation opus, directed by ‘Wallace and Gromit’ legend Nick Park, finds a rabbit hunt going somewhat awry. ‘Early Man’ is set at the dawn of time, around the courageous caveman Dug (Eddie Redmayne, no less) and his tribe, as they battle Tom Hiddleston’s Lord Nooth and the denizens of his Bronze Age city to protect their home.
JK Rowling’s Wizarding World returns to home entertainment on March 27 when ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ arrives on 4K Ultra HD ™, 3D, Blu-ray ™ and DVD. The film comes packaged with countless extras, clips, and never-before-seen footage so we’re absolutely thrilled to be able to share a brand new deleted scene that didn’t make it into the theatrical release. The clip shows Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler), Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston), and her sister Queenie (Alison Sudol) as they track down the escaped Demiguise in a New York department store.
Eddie Redmayne on the huge Leavesden set of ‘Fantastic Beasts’ – Credit: Warner Bros. You’d be forgiven for assuming ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ had been shot entirely on location in New York. Standing on the meticulously recreated cobbled streets of 1920s New York City, with 3-story brownstone tenements stretching off into the distance and working Model T Fords pootling along the road, it was easy to forget we were stood on the Warner Bros. lot in Leavesden, just a stone’s throw from the Harry Potter Studio Tour, and we weren’t the only ones dazzled by this piece of old-school movie magic.
A new video from behind the scenes of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ has been released by Pottermore, the online hub for all things ‘Harry Potter’ and JK Rowling’s Wizarding World. Watch the full video here. “It’s incredibly exciting,” says director David Yates, “We’re working directly with JK [Rowling].
It’s that time of the year where films all over are hopeful of nabbing awards from various ceremonies, but none as big as the Oscars that’ll take place on 28 February.
Qatar has banned Eddie Redmayne’s new movie ‘The Danish Girl’ following online protests about the “depravity” of the film. The movie that tells the story of transgender pioneer Lili Elbe had already opened at a few cinemas in Qatar’s capital Doha before authorities demanded the film be pulled from theatres. One Qatar national tweeted: “I watched the trailer of the film and it should not be screened here.
In case you needed any more reasons to love Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne, the British star has revealed he occasionally pays the rent for struggling actors calling London an “impossibly expensive” place to live. “The greatest privilege that I had was that my parents lived in London. “And I get letters from people trying to go to drama school and needing to pay their rent.
The first trailer for Harry Potter spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ has been released and while it’s lacking in the way of actual beasts, there’s actually quite a lot going on once you scratch beneath the surface.
‘Harry Potter’ fans will get their first look at the series spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ next week when the first trailer is unleashed to the world. The official social media accounts for the movie revealed the so-called “announcement trailer” will be released online on Tuesday 15 December, via the medium of a mini trailer - watch it below. Your first glimpse at #FantasticBeasts will arrive on December 15th. A video posted by Fantastic Beasts Film (@fantasticbeastsmovie) on Dec 10, 2015 at 3:00pm PST The new movie set in JK Rowling’s “Wizarding World” is based in 1920s New York, years before the events of the Potter saga, and tells the story of New Scamander, a magizoologist played by Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne, who must track down the magical beasts of the title when they’re accidentally set free in the Big Apple.