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Mads Mikkelsen Cast as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3

Following rumors earlier this month, Warner Bros. Pictures has now officially announced that Mads Mikkelsen (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Hannibal, Casino Royale) has been cast as Dark Wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the third Fantastic Beasts film. Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp, who played the role in the previous two Fantastic Beasts films. The latest …

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Fantastic Beasts 3 Release Date Set for July 2022

It’s only been a few days since Johnny Depp’s departure from the franchise, but we now know the official Fantastic Beasts 3 release date. Warner Bros. Pictures announced today the studio has set the Fantastic Beasts 3 release date for July 15, 2022, which is just a week after Marvel Studios is releasing Captain Marvel …

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Johnny Depp Axed by WB from the Fantastic Beasts Franchise

Johnny Depp announced today that he is exiting the Fantastic Beasts franchise by request of Warner Bros. Pictures. The actor played Gellert Grindelwald in the first two movies of the Harry Potter prequels. “In light of recent events, I would like to make the following short statement,” Depp said on his Instagram account. Earlier this …

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Warner Bros. to Open the First Harry Potter Store in New York

Warner Bros. today announced that it will open the first flagship Harry Potter store in the heart of New York City next to the iconic Flatiron building at 935 Broadway. Opening in Summer 2020, the Harry Potter store will house the largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts products in the world under one roof …

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Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History Special Coming to BBC One

BBC One today announced a magical new commission, Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History. Produced in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and London’s Natural History Museum and presented by Stephen Fry, the documentary will explore the origins and stories of mythical creatures and the fantastical beasts from J.K. Rowling’s stories and explore their history and connections …

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Fantastic Beasts 3 to Start Filming in the Spring and Location Revealed

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Fantastic Beasts 3 has been given the green light, with principal photography scheduled to start in the spring of 2020. Pre-production on the third installment is officially underway for a November 12, 2021 release. Many of the characters you know and love from the first two Fantastic Beasts films will be …

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Fantastic Beasts 3 Release Date Set for November 2021

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that the Fantastic Beasts 3 release date has been set for November 12, 2021. The release date marks the opening of the next installment of the cinematic Wizarding World. The announcement was made today by Ron Sanders, President, Worldwide Theatrical Distribution and Home Entertainment. Sanders said, “J.K. Rowling created an awe-inspiring …

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Opens to $253M Globally

Warner Bros. Pictures‘ Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald took over the worldwide box office this weekend with a global total of $253.2 million. The film debuted in 4,163 North American theaters with $62.2 million, an average of $14,941 per location. While that is certainly not bad, it is well below the $74.4 million that Fantastic Beasts and Where …

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Conjures Up $40.1M in Two Days

Warner Bros. Pictures‘ Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has grossed $40.1 million globally its first two days. The film started playing internationally on Wednesday and brought in $18.4 million from 55 overseas markets on Thursday, for a total of $31 million. Domestically, The Crimes of Grindelwald debuted with $9.1 million at Thursday previews, which tops the …

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Go Big with the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald IMAX Featurette

IMAX has debuted a new featurette in which Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald director David Yates, producer David Heyman, and stars Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law discuss why IMAX is the ideal format for bringing the Wizarding World to life. You can watch The Crimes of Grindelwald IMAX featurette using the player above. The IMAX release …

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How Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Connects to Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted a new video which talks about how Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, connects to the Harry Potter series. The video features an intro by stars Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander) and Jude Law (Albus Dumbledore). The film opens in theaters on November 16th. At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to …

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New Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Featurette on Dumbledore

Warner Bros. Pictures has released new videos promoting Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which opens in theaters in just a week, on November 16th. The first video, which you can watch above, features J.K. Rowling and the cast talk about the beloved character Dumbledore, as played by Jude Law. The second video, which you can watch …

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New Fantastic Beasts Posters from Dolby Cinema and IMAX

Dolby Cinema and IMAX have both released new Fantastic Beasts posters, which you can view in the gallery below. The IMAX poster was created by artist Paul Benedict Dado. Warner Bros. Pictures will release the sequel, subtitled The Crimes of Grindelwald, in theaters on November 16th. At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the …

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Clips and a New Poster

Warner Bros. Pictures has provided VitalThrills.com with three Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald clips and the new international poster, which you can all view below! The anticipated sequel opens in theaters on November 16th. At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA …

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A Look at the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Creatures

Warner Bros. Pictures has brought online a new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald featurette, which takes a look at the creatures you can expect in the November 16 release. The Crimes of Grindelwald creatures include the shapeshifting Kelpie, the Chinese beast ZouWu, old favorites like Pickett and Niffler (and Niffler babies!), and more. The studio has already released …

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Crimes of Grindelwald Poster for the Fantastic Fandom Early Screenings

Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed a new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald poster that will be handed out at the upcoming “Fantastic Fandom” early screening event, taking place on November 13. AMC Theatres and IMAX will present the film a full two days early in IMAX. The sequel will open in theaters on November 16, 2018. At the end …

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J.K. Rowling on Grindelwald and Credence in the Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted a new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald featurette which features J.K. Rowling talking about Johnny Depp’s Gellert Grindelwald and Ezra Miller’s Credence Barebone. You can watch the featurette using the player above! The sequel will open in theaters on November 16, 2018. At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the …

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First Tracks from the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Soundtrack

WaterTower Music today announced the details of the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald soundtrack. Grammy and Emmy Award winner and multiple Oscar nominee James Newton Howard (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Hunger Games franchise) returned as the composer, creating a robust, 25-track soundtrack which will be available to stream and purchase digitally on November …

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Character Posters

Just a day after the final poster, we’re getting five new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald character posters, which you can all view in the gallery below. The Warner Bros. Pictures sequel will open in theaters on November 16, 2018. At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) …

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The Final Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Poster

Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted the final Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald poster, which asks: “Who will change the future?” The sequel opens in theaters on November 16, 2018. At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States …

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