fantastic beasts 2 featurette

The Wizarding World is getting infinitely bigger with each new Fantastic Beasts movie, but the newest Fantastic Beasts 2 featurette is here to remind you that it all ties back to a little movie series called Harry Potter. Warner Bros. has released a magical featurette for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald cataloguing all the connections between the prequel spin-off and the magical adventure series that started it all. And yes, there’s more to it than just hot, young Dumbledore.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is set to have a magical opening weekend at the box office. The sequel to 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set to score around the same opening box office when it opens in November, with industry insiders setting the box office tracking between $65-$75 million.

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fantastic beasts the crimes of grindelwald featurette

With a month left to go before Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald flies into movie theaters, Warner Bros. has released a new featurette revealing more about the plot of the secretive sequel. With those new story details comes the announcement of online ticket sales for a special early screening of the latest film in the Harry Potter spin-off series.

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fantastic beasts the crimes of grindelwald trailer

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which sees the pacifist magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) become embroiled in the oncoming wizarding war. See the new Fantastic Beasts the Crimes of Grindelwald trailer below.

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fantastic beasts the crimes of grindelwald trailer breakdown

Warner Bros. released a new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald following the film’s highly anticipated panel at San Diego Comic-Con. The second film in the five-movie franchise (out November 16, 2018) dramatically expands the world we came to know and love in Harry Potter. But as the wizarding world gears up for war against the dark wizard Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), the second The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer offers a few Easter eggs and nods to the beloved Harry Potter series. And it gives us insight into the intriguing relationship between our hero Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and his former Hogwarts professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law).

Join us on our frame-by-frame Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald breakdown of the Comic-Con trailer.

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Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald Comic-Con

Warner Bros. Pictures kicked off their massive San Diego Comic-Con panel in Hall H by returning to the wizarding world with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Not only did a new trailer play during the panel, but cast members Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogel, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoe Kravitz, Claudia Kim, Callum Turner, and Jude Law were on hand. But it’s the special guest who popped up during the middle of the panel that really made waves and kinda creeped everyone out.

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fantastic beasts 3

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald isn’t out yet, but J.K. Rowling is already at work on the Fantastic Beasts 3 script. The film will the third of five total entries in Rowling’s new Wizarding World saga.

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Dumbledore's sexuality

While J.K. Rowling has confirmed in the past that Albus Dumbledore was gay, don’t expect the character’s sexuality to come up when he appears in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Director David Yates confirms that rather than address Dumbledore’s sexuality, the film will take the cowardly way out and dance around the issue.

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The French may gladly die for love, but hopefully they’re not as dead set with their linguistics choices.

The Fantastic Beasts franchise is proving itself to be quite the globetrotting series, taking place first in New York City before jetting off to Paris for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. And with Paris come French witches and wizards, who have their own lingo for non-magical people. Fantastic Beasts director David Yates has revealed what that French word for “muggle” is, and to be frank, it’s a bit disappointing.

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The wizarding world of Harry Potter is about to get a whole lot bigger. While the original children’s fantasy franchise remained firmly in the close-knit magical community in Britain, its spin-off series, Fantastic Beastshas made a concerted effort to move beyond the comfy confines of Hogwarts.

First, the series went West, with the franchise setting foot on American soil for the first time in the New York City-set Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Its sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, will go a tad more international, primarily taking place in Paris. But this isn’t the only globe-trotting that our intrepid magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) will be doing — the next three Fantastic Beasts movies will all take place in a different city.

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