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'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' First Look Photo Released!

'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' First Look Photo Released!

We finally know the title to the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel!

The movie will be titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and will be released in exactly one year.

In addition, a first look photo was also just revealed and features, from left to right, the main cast! Check out Jude Law (Albus Dumbledore), Ezra Miller (Credence), Claudia Kim (Maledictus), Zoe Kravitz (Leta Lestrange), Callum Turner (Theseus Scamander), Katherine Waterston (Tina Goldstein), Eddie Redmayne (Newt), Dan Fogler (Jacob), Alison Sudol (Queenie Goldstein), and Johnny Depp (Gellert Grindelwald).

At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore (Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

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Fans Think Harry Potter's Ariana Dumbledore Was An Obscurus & We Definitely Agree With Them

Fans Think Harry Potter's Ariana Dumbledore Was An Obscurus & We Definitely Agree With Them

Harry Potter fans are just way too smart and we yearn to be like them all the time — especially when they figure out something like this.

In a major connection with the prequel franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, fans have pointed out that Ariana Dumbledore, Albus’ younger sister, might have actually been an obcurus too, like Credence (Ezra Miller).

Here’s the history behind Ariana: she was assaulted by three Muggle boys who saw her doing magic and because of this trauma, Ariana refuses to use her powers and becomes magically unstable.

Years later, their mother Kendra dies in an accidental outburst of magic from Ariana, leaving Albus in charge of the family.

Sounds an awful lot like an obscurus to us!

See what all the fans are saying below:

Plot Details for 'Fantatic Beasts' Sequel Are Finally Here!

Plot Details for 'Fantatic Beasts' Sequel Are Finally Here!

We finally know some details about the plot for the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel!

The sequel will hit theaters on November 16, 2018.

The film will pick up with Johnny Depp‘s Grindelwald having escaped and “gathering more followers to his cause – elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one who might be able to stop him is the wizard he once called his dearest friend, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law). But Dumbledore will need help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander. The adventure reunites Newt with Tina (Katherine Waterston), Queenie (Alison Sudol) and Jacob (Dan Fogler), but his mission will also test their loyalties as they face new perils in an increasingly dangerous and divided wizarding world.”

In addition to Eddie Redmayne, Zoe Kravitz, and more, Ezra Miller will also return “whose fate was unknown at the end of the first film” and who “makes a mysterious return.”

'Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them' Sequel Casting For Teen Roles!

'Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them' Sequel Casting For Teen Roles!

For anyone who’s ever dreamed of getting a letter from Hogwarts, it looks like it’s finally coming!

Pottermore just announced a casting call for teen versions of Newt Scamander, Leta Lestrange, Gellert Grindelwald and Albus Dumbledore for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

For Newt, Leta and a new character called Sebastian, the studios are looking for actors between the ages of 13 and 16; and for Dumbledore and Grindelwald (who were once upon a time friends), you’ll have to be 16-18-years-old.

To apply for the Fantastic Beasts open casting call, email casting.prod@wb.uc-ns.com with a recent color photograph, contact telephone number, your home address and date of birth.

Anyone under 18 must ask a parent or guardian to send the application.

Want more info on the casting call? Head to Pottermore now!

J.K. Rowling Teases Next 'Fantastic Beasts' Film

J.K. Rowling Teases Next 'Fantastic Beasts' Film

J.K. Rowling is giving fans a sneak peek at the next film in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise!

The Harry Potter author took to Twitter where she posted a close-up photo of a script she’s writing.

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“Having a Beastly day…,” she captioned it.

In case you missed it, Fantastic Beasts won an Oscar for Best Costume Design over the weekend!

That was (surprisingly) the first film in the Harry Potter franchise to win an Academy Award.

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