Production begins on Fantastic Beasts sequel


Though it still lacks an official title, production has officially begun on the sequel to Harry Potter prequel spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Potter author J.K. Rowling has again penned the screenplay, which reportedly takes place in 1927 and sees evil wizard Grindlewald escaping custody and setting out to gather followers to his cause. Seeking to being him down, former friend Albus Dumbledore enters the fray – teaming up with former student Newt Scamander to track him down.

Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, and Johnny Depp are returning, alongside series newcomers Zoe Kravitz, Jude Law, Callum Turner, Claudia Kim, William Nadylam, and Kevin Guthrie. David Yates is back as director, with filming taking place largely at Leavesden Studios.

A release is set for November 16th, 2018.

Source: Deadline


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