‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2’ Release Date, Spoilers & Update: Things To Know About J.K. Rowling’s Sequel

By Karen de la Cruz , Updated Nov 25, 2016 02:00 PM EST
Close

J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" was definitely an amusing homecoming to the Wizarding Realm for many Harry Potter fans. Just days after the successful release of the Harry Potter prequel, fans already would want more and are already curious about what's cooking up for them in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2."

Good thing, the magical adventure was just one of five movie sequels. Though the first movie of five movie sequels has only been in the international screens for more than a week now, we already have information on the next one. Harry Potter screenwriter J.K. Rowling and director David Yates have disclosed some spoilers. The "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2" definitely foretells a fascinating story.

So what can folks expect in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2?" Now here are few of the interesting things you ought to know about what's cooking up for the Harry Potter fans.

The set of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2" will no longer be in U.S. This time, it will be in Europe. Yates validated that Paris and the U.K. will be explored. "We do go back to the U.K. in the second film as well - it's U.K. and Paris," Yates told The Leaky Cauldron. "I'm not sure where Jo is setting the rest of the movies, but they'll be European-centric."

A young Dumbledore will be featured more prominently in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2." Casting is currently underway for the young Dumbledore. Those who were able to read "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" know Dumbledore's connection to Grindelwald's story.

Also, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler are predicted to return in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2", so is Ezra Miller. Expect much more Johnny Depp in the sequel. Fans will see the inclusion of Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald.

It is also predicted that Zoe Kravitz would have a "meatier role" as Leta Lestrange, Newt's first love. As for the release date, Harry Potter fans may now start the countdown for the sequel as "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2" is believed to hit the international screen on Nov. 16, 2018.

For now, it's too early to say exactly how "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2" will be broken down. As for the title, they will follow a 'Fantastic Beasts and the..." pattern. What do you think the title of the next "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" would be? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

 


See Now: 'The Walking Dead' Season 8 Gets Preview Special on AMC

© 2017 Game & Guide All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Join the Conversation

Real Time Analytics