The Harry Potter Universe continues to expand. Warner Bros. announced that the third installment of the Fantastic Beasts saga will hit theaters on April 15, 2022. The announcement, made via the franchise’s Twitter account, also revealed the name of the third film: Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets (Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore).
The new release date represents an advance in relation to the initial date with which it was announced, for July 15 of next year. The title also gives clues about who will be involved, directly or not, in the story. It must be remembered that Albus Dumbledore is one of the key characters in the Harry Potter story. Exploring areas of your storytelling, in particular, is more than interesting.
Each of the Fantastic Animals installments is part of a series of sequels related to the young wizard. Before Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets, they were released Fantastic beasts and where to find them (David Yates, 2016) and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (David Yates, 2018). In total there will be five productions based on the works of the British writer JK Rowling.
Synopsis and cast of Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets
In relation to the cast of Fantastic Animals: The Secrets of Dumbledore there is also news. Jude Law will play Dumbledore. For his part, the until then protagonist of the story, Eddie Redmayne, will once again play Newt Scamander. Who will be the counterweight figure? Mads mikkelsen, who will play Gellert Grindelwald. Mikkelsen takes over from Johnny Depp in this role. This fist of actors will be joined by Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Jessica Williams, Ezra Miller, Callum Turner, William Nadylam and Katherine Waterston.
According to information from The Hollywood Reporter, Fantastic Animals: Dumbledore’s Secrets will address the moment when Dumbledore, aware of Grindelwald’s interests in relation to the wizarding world, recruits Newt Scamander to lead a team. This group will have to tackle a mission in which their life will be in danger, finding new and old beasts, while the followers of Grindelwald continue to grow.
Fantastic Animals: The Secrets of Dumbledore has a script co-authored by JK Rowling and Steve Kloves, based on a text by the British author.