Apr 12, 2017 12:49 PM EST
Jude Law Cast as Young Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts Sequel
Jude Law has been cast to play a young Dumbledore in the upcoming sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them".
Law will join not only Eddie Redmayne in the cast, but Johnny Deep as well.
David Yates will be returning to direct the sequel.
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" grossed over $812 million worldwide. It follows the story of Newt Scamander, a British wizard and "magizoologist", who loses a suitcase containing magical creatures while in New York. The story takes place 70 years before the Harry Potter series timeline begins.
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2" is slated for November 16, 2018 release.
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