- Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Ezra Miller
- April 8th 2022
- David Yates
Newt Scamander forms a team to prevent Gellert Grindelwald from becoming the head of the wizarding world.
After the lacklustre The Crimes of Grindelwald and numerous controversies and delays, you might think that the latest Fantastic Beasts film, The Secrets of Dumbledore, isn’t very good – but you’d be mistaken.
The third film in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, itself a spin-off of the Harry Potter series, is set in the 1930s.
It follows quirky magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) after he is asked by Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) to form a team to stop whatever the evil Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen, replacing Johnny Depp) is plotting.
Newt assembles his brother Theseus (Callum Turner), his assistant Bunty (Victoria Yeates), his muggle (non-magical) friend Jacob (Dan Fogler), and Professor Hicks (Jessica Williams), and together, they try to prevent Grindelwald from becoming the head of the wizarding world.
After the mediocre second film, audiences will likely have low expectations for this follow-up, but thankfully,...