It is about time to return to the Wizarding World once again. The sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them begins principal photography today.
Along with the announcement that filming has begun, Warner Bros. revealed several new additions to the film’s cast. Icelandic actor Ingvar Sigurdson will play
Callum Turner is also set to play Theseus Scamander, Newt Scamander’s older brother who is a Ministry of Magic Auror and a war hero. Zoe Kravitz will return to play Leta Lestrange, who appeared only as a moving photograph in Newt Scamander’s workshop in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She and Newt are said to have been close during their time at Hogwarts.
Credence, played by Ezra Miller, will return in a “mysterious way" and, as previously announced, Jude Law will play the young Albus Dumbledore. At this age, Dumbledore is a Hogwarts professor. He and Newt, a former student of his, will go up against his Dumbledore’s childhood friend Gellert Grindelwald, played by Johnny Depp.
According to a Warner Bros. press release, the sequel takes place in Paris and "opens in 1927, a few months after Newt helped to unveil and capture the infamous Dark
The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel, which is still without an official title, will be released in theaters on Nov. 16, 2018.
In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the year is 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them was directed by David Yates and was the screenwriter debut of Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, based on her book of the same name. The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo, Ron Perlman and Colin Farrell.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is based on the book written by Rowling, which was presented as an artifact from the Wizarding World. Within that universe, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a textbook on