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Title For Fantastic Beasts 2 Revealed

The title for the highly anticipated 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' sequel has been revealed.The second of five adventures penned by 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling has been revealed to be called 'Fantastic...

Fantastic Beasts 2 Release Date Revealed

The release date of the highly anticipated 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' sequel has been revealed.On the official Twitter page for the film, a tweet revealed that release date will be November 16,...

Fantastic Beasts 2 To Pay Homage To Harry Potter

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2' will have some ''surprising nods'' to 'Harry Potter'.The magical franchise takes place years before the boy wizard is born or embarks on his adventures at Hogwarts and...

J.k Rowling Completes Fantastic Beasts 2 Script

J.K Rowling has finished writing the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' sequel.The 'Harry Potter' author teased last month that she was working on on the script for a follow-up film to the 2016...

Jude Law To Play Dumbledore In Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Jude Law will play a young Dumbledore in the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' sequel.The 44-year-old actor has been cast in the role - which was originally played by Richard Harris and Michael...

Zoe Kravitz Talks Leta Lestrange In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them 2

Zoe Kravitz says Leta Lestrange and Newt Scamander have a ''complex relationship'' in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2'.The 28-year-old actress will take on the role of the witch in the second instalment...

Zoe Kravitz Confirmed For Second Fantastic Beasts

Zoe Kravitz has a bigger part in the second instalment of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.The 27-year-old actress plays Leta Lestrange, a witch who has a ''close relationship'' with lead character Newt Scamander,...

Johnny Depp's Charm Won Him Role In Fantastic Beasts

The first instalment of J.k. Rowling’s latest foray into the wizarding world hits cinemas from Wednesday (16Nov 16), and sees Eddie Redmayne take on the lead role of Magiczoologist Newt Scamander. Set 70 years before...

Eddie Redmayne: 'Footage Of Movie Mating Dance Is Career-ending Material'

The Theory of Everything actor plays magizoologist Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter spin-off, and his character encounters a number of weird and wonderful creatures, including an Erumpent, a mix between a...

Ezra Miller Got Fantastic Beasts Advice From Emma Watson

Ezra Miller sought advice from Emma Watson ahead of his role in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them'.The 24-year-old actor and singer was thrilled to find out he had been offered the part of...

David Yates In Search For A Young Dumbledore For 'Fantastic Beasts'

It's been largely speculated that Albus Dumbledore would make an appearance in the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' film series, given how he is mentioned as Newt Scamander's teacher in the trailer, and...

Johnny Depp's Role Confirmed For Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them 2

Johnny Depp will play Gellert Grindelwald in the sequel to 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.The 53-year-old actor is set to star as the dark wizard in the follow-up to the upcoming 'Harry Potter'...

David Yates Confirms 'Brilliant' Johnny Depp Is In Talks For Fantastic Beasts Sequel

News of the Pirates of the Caribbean star's involvement in the movie leaked earlier this month (Nov16), and the film's producer David Heyman was gutted because he wanted to keep it a secret....

Dumbledore To Appear In Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Professor Albus Dumbledore will appear in the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' series.A younger version of the late Hogwarts headmaster - who was originally portrayed in the 'Harry Potter' series by the late...

Johnny Depp For Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Johnny Depp is to star in the 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' sequel. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor will appear alongside the returning Eddie Redmayne, who will reprise his role as Newt...

Fantastic Beasts Becomes 5-Part Movie Series

J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' will be a five-part movie series.The forthcoming 'Harry Potter' spin-off was expected to only be a standalone film, but the award-winning writer has now revealed Warner...

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Sequel Gets Release Date

A sequel to 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' will be released in November 2018.The fantasy film - which is penned by J. K. Rowling and stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander - has...

A Kiss Between Alexander Skarsgard And Christoph Waltz Was Cut From 'The Legend Of Tarzan'

A scene in which Christoph Waltz’s character Rom kisses Alexander Skarsgard in The Legend of Tarzan was removed from the final film for being “too clever”, according to director David Yates. Speaking to The Times...

Margot Robbie Is 'Embarrassed' To Get Naked On Set

Margot Robbie feels ''embarrassed'' when she's naked on set.The 'Legend of Tarzan' actress is considered to be one Hollywood's most beautiful women but admitted she feels self conscious when she has to flash her flesh...

Evanna Lynch: 'Hollywood Is Meaner Than The World Of Harry Potter'

The Irish actress now lives in Los Angeles, where she's chasing her next big role, and she admits the directors she's meeting at auditions are not as kind and gentle as David Yates,...

Meryl Steep For Britannia Award

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden will be honoured at the Britannia Awards.The stars are the first to be named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for the ceremony,...

Colin Farrell Joins Cast Of ‘Harry Potter’ Spin-off, ‘Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them’

Colin Farrell has joined the cast of the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The 39-year-old actor will play a wizard in the upcoming film, due to be released...

Eddie Redmayne Confirmed For Harry Potter Spin-off

Eddie Redmayne will take on the lead role in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.Warner Brothers have confirmed the 'Theory of Everything' star will play Newt Scamander, ''the Wizarding World's preeminent magizoologist'' in the...

Eddie Redmayne For Lead Role In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Eddie Redmayne has reportedly been offered the role of Newt Scamander in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.Last month it was reported the 33-year-old actor was in talks to feature in the 'Harry Potter'...

Is Eddie Redmayne Set For A Role In 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'?

After taking home the Best Actor Award at this year’s Oscar ceremony, Eddie Redmayne is reportedly high on the list of Warner Bros' choices to star as Newt Scamander in the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off,...

J. K. Rowling Writes 'Wonderful' Script For Potter Spin-off

J.K. Rowling has written a ''wonderful script'' for the Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'. The 49-year-old author's latest offering - which is set in New York, 70 years before Harry...

David Yates To Direct 'Harry Potter' Spin Off 'Fantastic Beasts'

Director David Yates is to reconnect with the world of Harry Potter as news was announced that he is to direct Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to Variety. The project is the...

'Harry Potter' Director David Yates Will Helm 'Fantastic Beasts' Spin-off Film

It appears Warner Bros. has found the right man to direct the upcoming 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' spin-off movie, which is slated for release on November 18th 2016, and he is a...

Harry Potter Director In Talks To Return For Spin-off Film

Filmmaker David Yates is in final negotiations to return to the Harry Potter franchise for the forthcoming spin-off, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.Yates, who directed the final four instalments of the blockbuster series,...

Daniel Radcliffe Wants To Direct

Daniel Radcliffe wants to try his hand at directing. The 25-year-old actor would like to try sitting behind the camera, rather than in front, at some point in his career as he's developed a flare...

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