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'Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them' Sequel Plot Details Revealed!

Plot details for the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them have been revealed by Warner Bros. as principal photography is set to begin!

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.”

The sequel will hit theaters on November 16, 2018.

Callum Turner Joins 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel as Newt's Brother

Callum Turner is in talks to play the brother of Eddie Redmayne‘s character Newt Scamander in the upcoming sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

J.K. Rowling has already written the script for the sequel, which is going to be set in Paris, according to Variety.

Eddie is returning in the lead role while Jude Law will play young Dumbledore and Johnny Depp will star as Grindelwald, as teased in the first film. There will be five films in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.

Callum is best known for his role in the indie thriller Green Room and he recently shot The Only Living Boy in New York with Kate Beckinsale and Jeff Bridges.

Jared Harris Opens Up About Playing Dumbledore in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Jared Harris, whose late father Richard played Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, is opening up about the possibility of taking on the same role in upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them films!

After it was recently confirmed that Dumbledore will be making an appearance in the flicks, rumors began to swirl that Jared was in talks to play the younger version of his father’s character.

“They’re obviously thinking about it. I haven’t heard anything and I don’t expect to. It’s not up to me,” Jared told The Evening Standard.

He added, “Having seen [fan campaigns] before I find that [film bosses] don’t like to have their hands forced. These campaigns almost always go in a different direction.”

We’re still keeping our fingers crossed that Jared will take on the role!

Emma Watson Totally Approves of 'Fantastic Beasts'

Emma Watson is giving her seal of approval to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them!

The 26-year-old actress, who starred as Hermione Granger in the original Harry Potter franchise, saw the movie and totally loved it.

Emma took to her Twitter to praise the movie, sending a tweet filled with adorable animal emojis.

“Have you seen @fantasticbeasts ? If you have did you love it as much as I did? 🐯🐵🐍🐛🐉,” she wrote, prompting tons of positive responses.

Harry Potter fans seem to be loving the movie as well, which topped the box office over the weekend with a $75 million debut!

'Fantastic Beasts' Sequels - When Will They Be Released?

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is on its way to becoming a massive hit after ruling the box office this weekend and fans can look forward to four more movies in the franchise.

The second and third movies have had release dates scheduled for quite some time now and you can expect them to hit theaters on November 16, 2018 and November 20, 2020, respectively. We will have to wait and see when the fourth and fifth movies will come out!

J.K. Rowling, the author of the “Harry Potter” books and the screenwriter of the Fantastic Beasts series, has confirmed the timeline of the sequels.

The story begins in 1926 and she says that it will end in 1945.