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Gellert Grindelwald is back on the loose and threatening to tear apart the wizarding world in the upcoming sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The second in J.K. Rowling’s planned five-part movie franchise that expands the Potterverse, the film finds Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) recruited by his former mentor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) to thwart the evil plans of Grindelwald (Johnny Depp). Click through for a sneak peek at the film, which will arrive in theaters on Nov. 16, 2018.
On the surface, the new poster for Harry Potter spin-off sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald seems innocuous enough, with its spooky font and such.
The second film in JK Rowling and David Yates' Harry Potter prequel series due to arrive 16 November 2018.
The wizarding world is up and running once again, with principal photography beginning on the sequel to 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' this morning in Burbank, California.
Oscar-nominated British actor cast as the Hogwarts headmaster in his younger days in second movie from JK Rowling's Potter prequel series.
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.
When veteran costume designer Coleen Atwood took to the stage last night to collect the Oscar for her team’s work on ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, it was something of a landmark. As hard as it might be to fathom, it was the first Oscar ever for a movie in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter cinematic universe. Atwood herself has won four times – the others being for ‘Chicago’ in 2002′, ‘Memoirs of of a Geisha’ in 2005 and ‘Alice In Wonderland’ in 2010 – but Rowling’s movie adaptations have sadly always been the bridesmaid, never the bride.
Disney is officially the best performing Hollywood studio of 2016, having made a staggering profit of $2.5 billion (£2 billion) last year. In figures collected by The Hollywood Reporter, it scooped the top spot of the six major studios, and sailed to victory thanks to massive box office receipts from movies like ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘Rogue One’. Those two movies alone made $1.15 billion and $1.05 billion respectively, while Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ also breached the billion dollar mark, with $1.03 billion. ...
This VFX breakdown above for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ showcases some of the seamless CGI work created for the ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off by Cinesite, an independent visual effects and animation studio based in London and Montreal, that delivered over 100 VFX shots for the film. Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Publishing Rights © J.K.R. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them © 2016 WBEI.
Johnny Depp surprised everyone when he turned up to Great Ormond Street Hospital in his ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie costume. Depp has a well publicised relationship with the world famous hospital having appeared there before to visit ill patients. In 2007 his daughter Lily-Rose was admitted there for kidney failure, so when Depp returned in 2015 in Jack Sparrow costume, he described it as ‘a gift’ and the least he could do having had firsthand experience of what patients and parents have gone through.
In an intriguing twist in the recently birthed ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ franchise, it’s emerged that our hero, Newt Scamander, may not be a permanent fixture. Producer David Heyman, who was also the man behind the Harry Potter movies, has suggested that Eddie Redmayne’s character is likely to be sidelined for future movies. Speaking to Cinema Blend, he said: “I don’t think [Newt will be at] the heart of all of them. I think he’ll be part – so will Tina, Queenie and Jacob – will be part of the next one. “I’ve heard that Dumbledore has been confirmed, too. ...
Now that ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ has finally landed in cinemas with a splash (though a somewhat modest splash by Harry Potter-verse standards), writer JK Rowling has naturally had no shortage of questions from fans about this new era of her magical world. Very mild spoilers for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ coming up.
‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ may well have topped the box office around the world, but it’s not all good news. The J.K. Rowling-penned movie – the first in a series of five – has made the least money of any of the ‘Harry Potter’ movies. It made a solid $75 million (around $60 million) over its opening weekend in the US. But that compares to $90.3 million (£73 million) made by the first Potter movie, ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ back in 2001 – a considerably larger $122 million accounting for inflation. ...
‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is in UK cinemas this week but while fans generally seem to be on board with the film, opinion remains over one of its newest additions. It’s been confirmed that Depp will have a bigger part to play in the sequel (and possibly beyond) but after his very public marital exploits with Amber Heard and the accusations that he is domestically abusive, opinion on the actor is now split. The film’s producer David Heyman is delighted with Depp’s addition to the extended universe, as is ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ screenwriter J.K. Rowling.
JK Rowling has described the ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ as a “bit of an accident,” admitting that she never aspired for the spin-off to reach the big-screen. Rowling, who makes her screenwriting debut with ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’, told the BBC at the premiere for the film, ”This is unbelievable, but what’s weird about this, is that I never aspired to this. After originally being pursued by Warner Bros. about a cinematic tale for Newt Scamander, the protagonist of her 2001 book of the same name, Rowling started writing down notes about the character because she “knew a lot about” him.
‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is expecting a huge opening weekend. The upcoming ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off is tracking a $200 million worldwide debut, which would be a great start for the first film in the new franchise. It’s been five years since the ‘Harry Potter’ saga came to an emotional end with ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2’… and a lot has changed.