fantastic beasts 3 filming

The third Fantastic Beasts movie has been been put on pause after a “team member” tested positive for COVID-19. The yet-untitled third entry of the Harry Potter spin-off series had been shooting in the U.K. for the past four months, after being initially shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020.

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Mads Mikkelsen in Fantastic Beasts 3

Mads Mikkelsen is officially replacing Johnny Depp as the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the upcoming third film in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise. With the exception of the die hard Johnny Depp supporters and have taken to the web to demand that his ex-wife Amber Heard be removed from Aquaman 2 as well, most fans are simply wondering what Mikkelsen will do with the villain role in the still-untitled Fantastic Beasts 3. And now, the Rogue One and Hannibal star has talked about it. Read More »

Ahsoka Tano Explained

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, if you didn’t keep up with Star Wars: The Clone Wars or Star Wars Rebels, then you might want to watch a video explaining everything you need to know about the character Ahsoka Tano on The Mandalorian. Plus, find out how Weta Workshop creating leather armor for Mulan, and listen to Jude Law break down his most memorable characters. Read More »

fantastic beasts 3

Mads Mikkelsen might be the new Gellert Grindelwald. The Hannibal and Rogue One actor is in early talks to replace Johnny Depp as the villain in the upcoming David Yates-directed Fantastic Beasts 3 following Depp’s exit last week. Mikkelsen is reportedly at the top of Yates’ list to play Grindelwald, and could join the currently-shooting Fantastic Beasts sequel soon enough for the film to make its summer 2022 release date.

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fantastic beasts 3 johnny depp

Johnny Depp has been embroiled in a legal battle with the British tabloid The Sun after they referred to the actor as a “wife beater,” claiming that he had abused his ex-wife, Aquaman actress Amber Heard. That court case recently came to an end, and a judge ruled that the allegations were “substantially true,” which means Johnny Depp lost the case. And now that ruling has resulted in him losing a job.

Warner Bros. Pictures asked Johnny Depp to resign from his role as the evil wizard Grindelwald in the the Harry Potter spin-off franchise Fantastic Beasts, and the actor has obliged. Read More »

fantastic beasts 3 production postponed

A week before the latest installment of the Harry Potter spin-off series was expected to start shooting in the U.K., Warner Bros. has postponed production for Fantastic Beasts 3 amid coronavirus concerns. The film is one of the last major Hollywood releases to delay its shoot to curb the spread of coronavirus, aka COVID-19, following in the steps of other postponed productions like Warner Bros.’ The Batman.

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Harry Potter Store

Accio Harry Potter merchandise! That’s what you’ll be saying when the first ever flagship Harry Potter store is opened by Warner Bros. in New York City this summer.

A press release has announced the opening of an official Harry Potter store that will become a permanent fixture and inevitable tourist attraction in the iconic Flatiron building at 935 Broadway. It will feature the the largest collection of Harry Potter (and Fantastic Beasts) merchandise in the world, including some items that you’ll only be able to get at this store. Find out more below. Read More »

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Trick r’ Treat 2 could still happen, but there’s nothing going on at the moment.
  • Check out a slew of Terminator: Dark Fate posters.
  • New Purge movie finds its lead actress.
  • David Leitch is more than happy to come back for The Matrix 4 – all they have to do is ask.
  • The Croods 2 is still a thing that’s happening, and Kelly Marie Tran has joined the cast.

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fantastic beasts 3 release date

The third entry in the somewhat shaky Fantastic Beasts franchise has conjured up a release date: November 2021. Fantastic Beasts 3, which will eventually have an official, ungainly title, will continue the Harry Potter prequel series from J.K. Rowling and director David Yates. Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and all his wizard pals will return once again, like it or not.

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ghostbusters 3 teaser

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • The Cabin In The Woods Art Director and Venom VFX Supervisor Join Ghostbusters 3.
  • J.K. Simmons says he knows all there is to know about Ghostbusters 3, but he won’t tell you about it.
  • Woody Harrelson seems to be having a good time shooting Zombieland 2.
  • Kevin Smith shares another pic from Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.
  • There might be a Leaving Neverland sequel.
  • John Rhys-Davies is down for a Sliders reboot, if anyone wants to get that going.
  • I guess they’re still making Expendables 4?
  • Ralph Fiennes is not cool with anyone else playing Voldemort.
  • Armie Hammer says that Call Me By Your Name sequel probably won’t happen.

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