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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore [DVD] [2022]

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And now the third.. where things just simply go sideways, not only it tries to explore even further Dumbledore's past, but fails miserably on doing so. There are a lot of points in the story that simply make no sense at all, the most annoying being the fact that most characters on screen have absolutely no influence on the plot, they are extras in their own film. Grindelwald "rise to power" is so forced, senseless and so generic to the point of being cringe.. The current Fantastic Beasts 3 release date is April 15, 2022. But the U.K. will see the movie arrive April 8. There's a release in the UAE coming up this week, but otherwise, the movie has been released in every major market. It means there's not a bumper debut to come that could change the perspective of its box-office performance to date. Callum Turner as Theseus Scamander, Newt's older brother and employee in the British Ministry of Magic. Former fiancee of Leta Lestrange

This is obviously a more direct comparison because it’s the next film," Mikkelsen explained. "So we have done a few bridges that will allow us to recognize it, but we’ve also said we have to make it our own. I have been a fan of Johnny Depp since I saw him as a young man, and to try to bring his intensity and his way of doing it into my work is a no-go. I have to find my own, because his is unique, and I just have to let that be, and find a different path." Fantastic Beasts 3: The Secrets of Dumbledore plot and timeline It almost doesn't feel like a Wizarding World movie, the only reason I won't rate it lower is the creatures are indeed a great addition and being able to see Hogwarts always brings good memories, but that's about it in terms of positive aspects. Mikkelsen spoke to GamesRadar about taking over the role "Obviously I have only been part of it for half the time that the rest of the gang has. It was a lovely experience," he said. "I think they had a really great script; a great, solid story." Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore had a lot riding on it after the relatively lukewarm reception given to The Crimes of Grindelwald. By moving the series more into Potter lore with the arrival of Dumbledore, Fantastic Beasts has lost the selling point of the first movie. If Rowling conjured up a unique story that focused on Newt Scamander and the adorable beasts, maybe things could have been different for the spin-off series.Will we see the next two movies in the series as originally planned? Your guess is as good as ours, but as of September 2022, there has been no definitive word about the future of the series. Could we see some Harry Potter favourites show up in a fourth movie? Ahead of the release of the third movie, Fogler didn't shut down the rumours that we could see a younger version of Hagrid at some point. Fantastic Beasts 4has yet to be officially confirmed by Warner Bros, although the series was always planned to be a five-movie series.

Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein, Tina's sister and a powerful Legilimens who takes Grindelwald's side We don't yet have a confirmed release date for Fantastic Beasts 4 or Fantastic Beasts 5, so we can only speculate. In the finale, Dumbledore and Grindelwald's blood pact is broken after Grindelwald tries to kill Credence for betraying him. Dumbledore protects Credence without thinking of Grindelwald, and their "spells met" which broke the pact.We had originally assumed the fourth and fifth movies would arrive in November 2022 and November 2024, following the first two movies being released in November 2016 and November 2018. The Crimes of Grindelwald ended with the dark wizard using the fear of a world war to gather more followers to his cause. Two of those followers are Queen and Credence (for different reasons). Added to all this is that one of Newt's Niffler friends stole the blood pact between Dumbledore and Grindelwald. Jude Law also stars as a younger Albus Dumbledore, who was played by Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the Harry Potter movies. Law's version is a professor of Defence Against the Dark Arts at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It's hard for me to fathom anyone, even the most ardent of Harry Potter fans, watching this movie and exclaiming, "I can't wait for two more of these!" The Secrets of Dumbledore feels more like a regular episode of an ongoing TV series than a story that demanded to be told as a big screen adventure, something that meaningfully reassembles the key characters and moves the larger wizarding world story forward. By the end of the movie, Wizard Hitler still looks like Wizard Hitler. The end. The last movie set the stage for a looming wizard-vs-wizard civil war that would push the magic world to choose its sides. That's why it's so bizarre to then go right into a weird election conspiracy with a weird magic deer creature. This is a fantasy world with crazy characters and weird rules and I can't adequately explain why this whole plot point with a magic deer wrings so silly and ridiculous for me. It's like if we replaced our electoral system with letting the groundhog choose the president on Groundhog Day. Why bother with democratic elections when we can just have a pure magical creature provide its endorsement? The big scheme for Grindelwald to rig the election at any costs, which has a bizarre 2020 Donald Trump political parallel that also makes me dislike the plot more. The entire movie is hinging on this little creature making its opinion known, so why not guard it better if it's so integral to their foundation of wizarding governance (warning: animal cruelty early)? This plot line does not work for me, and it feels clumsy both in contemporary political parallels as well as an effort to find reason to continue inserting Newt Scamander into these movies. The franchise began as a light distraction with a goofy zookeeper for magical creatures. Now it's become a political thriller about the fate of the world against Wizard Hitler. It's a bit different tonally, and perhaps it's time to let Newt tend to his animals off-screen, much like what has happened to Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston), the co-lead of the other movies, casually "staying home." Warner Bros. Fantastic Beasts 4 potential release date: When will Fantastic Beasts 4 and 5 be released?

The future is less certain for Ezra Miller's Credence Barebone. It was confirmed in the third movie that he is a Dumbledore, although he's actually Aberforth's (Richard Coyle) son and not Albus's brother. After several delays, The Secrets of Dumbledore arrived in cinemas in April 2022, almost four years after the sequel. A large part of the delay was out of its control as the ongoing global pandemic affected its filming.

Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp, who was asked by Warner Bros. to step down after he lost a libel lawsuit. He had sued British tabloid The Sun for calling him a "wife beater," in the contentious fallout after his divorce from Amber Heard. In addition to Yates, another Harry Potter original series alumnus joined the Fantastic Beasts franchise in the third movie. Steve Kloves, who penned seven of the eight Harry Potter screenplays, wrote the third movie with Rowling. In February 2022, producer David Heyman revealed that work had yet to begin on the script for the fourth movie (via ScreenRant). Katherine Waterston as Tina Goldstein, an auror with the Magical Congress of the United States of America (MACUSA) and Newt's eventual wife.

The Secrets of Dumbledore finally landed in cinemas on April 8 in the UK and a week later in the US. It was received (slightly) better by critics with 47% on Rotten Tomatoes and the audience rating ended up higher (84%) than even the first Fantastic Beasts movie. The second official Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore trailer focuses on the wizarding war, giving fans of the Harry Potter movie something familiar (with less beasts, more rivalries). Mads Mikkelsen looks truly menacing as Gellert Grindelwald. This changed a bit when the second movie came around, Crimes of Grindelwald made a clear shift on the story and started to force itself in the "Harry Potter" timeline by navigating through the past of some of the beloved characters present in the original movies.The Secrets of Dumbledore wasn't going to be a No Way Home-sized hit, but it would have hoped to benefit from a similar nostalgia boost. After the first movie, the series pivoted to making Potter characters the centre and in the threequel, Albus Dumbledore is arguably the lead character. Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone / Aurelius Dumbledore, the disturbed adopted child of Mary-Lou Barebone and lost brother of Albus That means nearly three and a half years will have passed since the second film, Crimes of Grindelwald. I am from the Harry Potter generation, I grew up with the books and the movies so there's no denying that I am a massive fan of the saga, so when the first news of prequels came out I was as you might imagine expectant!

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