• Ian McKellen says 'it's a pity' Dumbeldore is not explicitly gay in 'Fantastic Beasts 2'
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    Ian McKellen says 'it's a pity' Dumbeldore is not explicitly gay in 'Fantastic Beasts 2'

    The openly gay actor shared his disappointment at the lack of diversity both in the Harry Potter prequel and in Hollywood.

  • JK Rowling apologises for Dobby’s death on Battle of Hogwarts anniversary
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    JK Rowling apologises for Dobby’s death on Battle of Hogwarts anniversary

    The author has taken to Twitter to atone for her plot twist.

  • Eddie Redmayne Faces the Dark Arts in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Footage
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    Eddie Redmayne Faces the Dark Arts in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Footage

    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 […]

  • Amber Heard donates Johnny Depp divorce settlement money to charity
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    Hanna Flint

    Amber Heard donates Johnny Depp divorce settlement money to charity

    The Aquaman star donated between $1 million to $5 million to Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

  • 'Fantastic Beasts 2': Fans are swooning over Jude Law's Dumbledore in the first 'Crimes of Grindelwald' trailer
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    'Fantastic Beasts 2': Fans are swooning over Jude Law's Dumbledore in the first 'Crimes of Grindelwald' trailer

    The young Dumbledore has got Harry Potter fans hot under the collar after watching the new trailer.

  • 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' returns to Hogwarts in its magical first trailer
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    'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' returns to Hogwarts in its magical first trailer

    Prepare to the Wizarding World with the first official trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

  • Eddie Redmayne is newest addition to Madame Tussauds
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    Eddie Redmayne is newest addition to Madame Tussauds

    He is dressed in a dashing checked suit.

  • Fantastic Beasts director reveals the French word for 'muggle'
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    Fantastic Beasts director reveals the French word for 'muggle'

    Fantastic Beasts director reveals the French word for 'muggle'

  • Wands at the ready: first teaser image and release date for Fantastic Beasts 2
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    Wands at the ready: first teaser image and release date for Fantastic Beasts 2

    The second film in JK Rowling and David Yates' Harry Potter prequel series due to arrive 16 November 2018.

  • New Fantastic Beasts 2 image teases Nicolas Flamel
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    New Fantastic Beasts 2 image teases Nicolas Flamel

    It looks as though Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 will feature a familiar alchemist.

  • Jessica Williams joins Fantastic Beasts sequel cast
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    Jessica Williams joins Fantastic Beasts sequel cast

    Jessica Williams joins 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel cast

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: Watch Newt chase down a Demiguise in exclusive deleted scene
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    Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: Watch Newt chase down a Demiguise in exclusive deleted scene

    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.

  • Fantastic Beasts star Ezra Miller on how Harry Potter helped him cope with bullying
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    Fantastic Beasts star Ezra Miller on how Harry Potter helped him cope with bullying

    Not many members of the cast of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ grew up with JK Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ series, but Ezra Miller did. “It was a bit of a sad time in my life but you do what you have to do to get through times that are hard, and to have a resource like these stories, that remind you of what’s good in the world and in yourself.

  • Fantastic Beasts fans divided over Johnny Depp casting
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    Fantastic Beasts fans divided over Johnny Depp casting

    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.

  • How Fantastic Beasts brought 1920s New York back to life... in Watford
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    Tom Butler

    How Fantastic Beasts brought 1920s New York back to life... in Watford

    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.

  • Johnny Depp to Star in J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel
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    Johnny Depp to Star in J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel

    Johnny Depp will star in the sequel to upcoming Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

  • The 5 most amazing things we learned at the Fantastic Beasts fan event
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    The 5 most amazing things we learned at the Fantastic Beasts fan event

    J.K. Rowling has given fans of the Wizarding World plenty of reasons to be excited about ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’. During the Warner Bros. global fan event on Thursday, the best-selling ‘Harry Potter’ author delivered some major news regarding character appearances and the future of the franchise.

  • JK Rowling Visits Fantastic Beasts Set In New Behind The Scenes Video
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    Tom Butler

    JK Rowling Visits Fantastic Beasts Set In New Behind The Scenes Video

    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].

  • Fantastic Beasts: What’s Going On In The First Trailer?
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    Tom Butler

    Fantastic Beasts: What’s Going On In The First Trailer?

    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.

  • First Fantastic Beasts Trailer Coming Next Week
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    Tom Butler

    First Fantastic Beasts Trailer Coming Next Week

    ‘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.

  • The Most Exciting Movies of 2016
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    The Most Exciting Movies of 2016

    2016 promises to be another fantastic year for movie lovers of all ages. 

  • Fantastic Beasts Cast Confirmed As Shooting Begins On Harry Potter Spin-Off
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    Tom Butler

    Fantastic Beasts Cast Confirmed As Shooting Begins On Harry Potter Spin-Off

    Cameras have begun to roll on ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off film ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’.  A press release from Warner Bros. confirms that the shoot started today at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden with an all-star cast including Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne in the lead. Here’s the rest of the cast: Katherine Waterston - Tina Alison Sudol - Tina’s sister Queenie Dan Fogler - Jacob Ezra Miller - Credence Samantha Morton - Mary Lou Jenn Murray - Chastity Faith Wood-Blagrove - Modesty Colin Farrell - Graves Above: Katherine Waterston in ‘Inherent Vice’ The film is a prequel set decades before the events of the ‘Harry Potter’ story, so don’t expect cameos from the original cast.