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Crimes of Grindelwald

David Yates Talks ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Politics, Working with JK Rowling

The politics of Warner Bros. Wizarding World entry Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald are certainly different than other films in the previous series, and director David Yates is highly aware of this. In a recent interview with our friends over at Collider, Yates spoke a bit about what this Fantastic Beasts sequel is really about, and the political tonality […]

David Yates Teases Future ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Films

Director David Yates has plans, plans within plans really, for future Fantastic Beasts films. Considering how well received the return to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been with Warner Bros. film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and it’s upcoming sequel Crimes of Grindelwald, it stands to reason that more entries about Newt Scamander and/or […]


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Amber Heard Responds to Yates, Rowling, and Warner Bros. on Johnny Depp Statements

On Thursday, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling issued a statement on the casting of Johnny Depp as Grindelwald, the villain featured in the upcoming sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Crimes of Grindelwald. Depp, who first appeared as Grindelwald at the end of Fantastic Beasts, was the subject of domestic abuse […]

Fantastic Beasts Sequel Won’t Be Entirely Set In Paris

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is out at the cinema now and killing it. The focus of bringing the Wizarding World to New York in the 1920s really freshens up the series, and I’m totally on board for more. The franchise is going to be going somewhere else in the sequel though. It […]

David Yates Is Set To Direct All Of The Fantastic Beasts Films

While he didn’t come on until near the end of the Harry Potter film run, David Yates has been with the series for quite some time. It looks like he will be with it for quite some time still too. THR are reporting that even though the Fantastic Beasts series has expanded from three to […]

A Young Dumbledore Will Be In Fantastic Beasts 2

There are a lot of questions about how Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will tie in with the Harry Potter main series despite taking place decades before. It seems we have a pretty direct one coming though. It seems Albus Dumbledore will be turning up in the series later down the line. Speaking at […]

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, NYC 1926 And NYCC Now

By Danielle Mick I had the absolute pleasure to attend a live recording of MuggleNet’s Speak Beasty podcast. The podcast discusses all the news and theories related to the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first part of a trilogy that is centered around Newt Scamander, an interesting group of friends, […]

Fantastic Beasts Sequel Set For 2018

Though Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is still several months from release, Warner Bros. has set a release date for its sequel in 2018. The first film in the new series continues the Wizarding World of J.K. Rowling with a story set decades before the events of the Harry Potter series. It is […]


Cast and Crew Discuss Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them In New Featurette

Stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, and Dan Fogel — and director David Yates and producer David Heyman — discuss the return to the Wizarding World in a new featurette highlighting the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The group also discusses the new take on the world made familiar in the Harry […]

Fantastic Beasts Logo Unveiled, Social Media Presence Begins

Warner Bros. (via Entertainment Weekly) has released the title treatment to the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, based on the J.K. Rowling textbook of Wizarding World creatures. The film version stars Eddie Redmayne as the fictional Fantastic Beasts author Newt Scamander as he sets off in a adventure in 1926 New York. […]






Potter Reunion As Emma Watson And David Yates Talk About The Voice In Her Head

Your Voice In My Head, previously discussed in these parts, looks to be coming together fast and with some familiar faces in tow. Based on Emma Forrest‘s book about her own experiences with self harm, mental health and the close relationship she developed with her psychiatrist, the film contains a pair of seriously meaty roles […]