Warner Bros are reportedly freaking out about the harm that Johnny Depp and his continued legal troubles will have on the Fantastic Beasts franchise.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald continues its reign at the top spot of the Official Film Chart for a second week, keeping previous champion Bohemian Rhapsody at Number 2. The second instalment of JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts series follows Eddie Redmayne’s Magizoologist Newt Scamander, this time joined by Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore and Johnny Depp in the villainous title role. This week’s highest new entry is Creed II (3), the follow up to 2015’s Creed and the eighth instalment of the Rocky franchise. Heavyweight Champion Of The World (and son of Apollo) Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago – the son of his father’s killer Ivan Drago – under the mentorship of Rocky Balboa. Also uploading in the Top 5 this week is Ralph Breaks the Internet, at Number 4 on digital sales only. The critically acclaimed sequel to the much-loved Wreck It Ralph sees Ralph and Vanellope discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, leading them into a whole new adventure. Robin Hood (2018) drops two places to Number 5; Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born is at Number 6; The Grinch hangs about the Top 10 for another week at 7; and the show goes on as The Greatest Showman holds on to Number 8 for another week. The Girl in the Spider’s Web drops into the Top 10 for the first time, climbing eight spots to Number 9 following its release on disc. Finally, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again sings and dances its way back to the Top 10, moving up five to Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a UK exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The animated superhero film follows teenager Miles Morales, the Spider-Man of his world, who crosses paths with five counterparts from other dimensions as they team up to stop a threat that affects all realities. Go behind-the-scenes with this exclusive clip showing how the voice-over actors managed to incorporate their character ideas into the animated film.
"Johnny and I refer to his other personality, the part of him that is present when he beats me up — we call that the monster," Heard said.
A guide to everything that happened at the end of 'The Crimes of Grindelwald' and how it all fits in with the greater Wizarding World of Harry Potter story.
The actor tiptoes around the casting controversy that has surrounded the "Fantastic Beasts" installment.
Director David Yates has backtracked on comments he made over whether Dumbledore's sexuality would be explored in Fantastic Beasts 2.
The 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' actor's alleged destructive behaviour appears to be normalised by the men's magazine.
The origins of Voldemort's infamous snake are confirmed in the Harry Potter prequel.
The second Fantastic Beasts film promises to be the most adult Wizarding World film to date.
Prepare to the Wizarding World with the first official trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
The second film in JK Rowling and David Yates' Harry Potter prequel series due to arrive 16 November 2018.
You’ve likely seen your fair share of end of the year film lists and rankings of the best and worst 2016 has had to offer, but here is something of an official take on the matter courtesy of YouGov. According to the polling site, they’ve figured out what Britain’s favourite film of the year was, and the results may surprise some of you. It’s not stated just how many people took part in the vote, but the top spot was in fact a draw betweeen the Ryan Reynolds-starring ‘Deadpool’ and ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ – two very different films, admittedly.
It has been reported that Johnny Depp has landed a role in the second ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ film, and it’s safe to say that not all fans are happy with the news. It is not currently known which character Depp will be playing in the movie, which is due out in 2018, but it is thought that he will have a brief cameo in the first spin-off film from the Harry Potter franchise, which is due for release on the 18th of November. Over the summer, Depp was embroiled in an incredibly high-profile divorce from his ex-wife, Amber Heard, with Heard alleging that Depp had physically abused her on multiple occasions.