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Title and first poster for Fantastic Beasts 2 unveiled
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Title and first poster for Fantastic Beasts 2 unveiled

A title and a first look at the new cast for the sequel to Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them have been unveiled. 

The sequel will be titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. You can get a look at the new cast, including Jude Law's Albus Dumbledore, below:


Law joins the cast for the sequel and will play Dumbledore when is just beginning his career at Hogwarts, serving as the wizarding school’s Transfiguration professor. 

The sequel will be written by J.K. Rowling and directed by David Yates, who was behind the camera on four of the eight Harry Potter films and Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. 

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is set 70 years before the events of Harry Potter and follows the adventures of Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander, a wizard at the heart New York's secret magic community, who arrives for a meeting with a briefcase full of magical creatures, some of whom end up escaping. 

The movie starred Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterson, Colin Farrell, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler. Johnny Depp will be a key part of the sequel, playing Dumbledore's old rival Gellert Grindelwald. 

The sequel is currently due for release on November 16th in 2018. 

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is out now on DVD and available here in hmv's online store, along with the full Harry Potter back catalogue. 

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