The Harry Potter universe will be back on the big screen in a couple of weeks with Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. Off late we are getting loads of information from the film and especially its sequels.
On October 14, following the worldwide fan event where fans interacted with the cast and also got to see a special clip from the film, news broke out that the series, initially developed as a trilogy, will now be extended to 5 films. Two days back news broke out that actor Johnny Depp has been cast for the sequel with rumour-mill suggesting him to play Gellert Grindelwald, the dark wizard before Voldemort became a thing. Grindelwald was a close friend of Dumbledore in the past and the former master of the Elder Wand. He is suggested to have a strong presence during the series.
As the release draws near, the studio has been slowly releasing some clips from the film to get the excitement up. Check them all out here :
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The Harry Potter spin-off is directed by David Yates who helmed the previous four films in the franchise. Author J.K. Rowling makes her debut in screenwriting with the film.
Starring in the film are Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Oscar winner Jon Voight, Ron Perlman, Carmen Ejogo, Jenn Murray, young newcomer Faith Wood-Blagrove, and Colin Farrell.
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them opens on November 18, 2016.
Read the official plot synopsis below :