Prequel and a spin-off of Harry Potter movies, The Fantastic Beasts series is set to release its third part real soon. The movie is directed by David Yates and is based on J.K Rowling’s yet another book “Guide Book”. The movie is also a debut for J.K Rowling as a screenwriter.
Part 1 of the movie, “Fantastic Beasts and where to find them” was released on 18th November 2016 worldwide. It was a hit with grossing $814 worldwide. It also became the first wizard-based movie to receive an Academy Award after it won an award for “Best Costume Design”.
Its first sequel, “Crimes of Grindelwald” was released on 16th November 2018.
The story is set up in 1926’s New York. Newt Scamander, a British Wizard and a collecter of magical beasts appear in New York. Newt’s niffler escapes him and runs away in the city. In a quest of capturing the Niffler, Newt encounters a non-magical baker Jacob and accidentally swaps his magical suitcase with his normal suitcase.
The story unfolds as the city gets under attack by Obscurus and how the secret society of wizards and witches comes under the stake of being revealed.
Johnny Depp plays a negative role in the movie, although his identity is revealed at the end. Till then no one has the idea who is behind all the attacks in New York City and the blame goes to Newt, who houses many magical creatures.
Part 3, Is Johhny Depp still in the franchise?
Due to COVI 19 pandemic, the shooting was halted in the whole of the British Province. According to the latest updates, British Province has allowed resuming shooting, but under some conditions.
We can expect part 3 of Fantastic beasts in near 2021 in November as per its release pattern.
There has been a buzz out that the role of Johhny Depp is in danger and that he might not return in the third part of the movie. This has deeply hurt Johhny Depp’s fans.
However, to clarify, there has been no official statement from anybody about Johhny Depp not acting in part 3. That means, there is still hope for the fans to witness Johhny Depp once again.
• Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander
• Katherine Waterston as Porpentina
• Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski
• Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein
• Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone
• Samantha Morton as Mary Lou Barebone
• Jon Voight as Henry Shaw Sr.
• Carmen Ejogo as Seraphina Picquery
• Colin Farrell as Percival Grave
• Ron Perlman as the voice of Gnarlack
• Faith Wood-Blagrove as Modesty Barebone
• Ronan Raftery as Langdon Shaw
• Josh Cowdery as Henry Shaw, Jr.
• Kevin Guthrie as Mr. Abernathy
• Jenn Murray as Chastity Barebone
• Gemma Chan as Madam Ya Zhou
• Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald
• Zoë Kravitz as Leta Lestrange