Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

(2022)

Synopsis

As the deadly Grindelwald becomes more powerful, Dumbledore tasks Newt Scamander with an important mission. Meanwhile, Dumbledore must face a critical question: how long can he stay uninvolved as all-out war approaches?

What to know

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is a fantasy adventure movie that takes place within J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World. It is a direct sequel to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and continues the story that first began with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The third installment of the franchise explores Albus Dumbledore's mysterious past and the lead up to World War II, after it was revealed in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald that the two wizards had previously made a blood pact.

The movie marks the return of popular characters such as Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander and Katherine Waterston’s Tina Goldstein. Jude Law portrays Albus Dumbledore, the wizard who has previously been played by Michael Gambon and Richard Harris throughout the Harry Potter saga. Mads Mikkelsen plays Grindelwald, who was previously played by Johnny Depp and Colin Farrell throughout the trilogy.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore was released in theaters on April 15, 2022.

Production: Timeline, news & updates

  • 20 September 2020: Filming officially begins on Fantastic Beasts 3. (Source: CinemaBlend)
  • 22 September 2021: The movie’s title is announced. The third installment, which had previously only been known as Fantastic Beasts 3, is officially titled Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. (Source: HollywoodReporter)
  • 10 December 2021: A sizzle reel promo was released to celebrate the Harry Potter movie franchise’s twentieth anniversary. In addition to clips from previous films, fans got a short teaser for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. (Source: YouTube)
  • 13 December 2021: The first trailer is released. It shows Newt Scamander meeting Aberforth Dumbledore as he enquires about the whereabouts of his brother, Albus. The trailer also shows students in Hogwarts and the Room of Requirement. (Source: YouTube)
  • 22 February 2022: A series of character posters are released. They include close ups of several characters including Albus Dumbledore, Newt Scamander, Teddy the Niffler, Pickett the Bowtruckle and the villainous wizard Gellert Grindelwald. (Source: Warner Bros.)
  • 28 February, 2022: The second official trailer is released by Warner Bros. It features Michael Gambon’s Dumbledore as he says “Memory is everything, without it we are blind. Without it, we leave the fate of our world to chance.” (Source: YouTube)
  • 15 April, 2022:Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is released in theaters.

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Genres

Action & Adventure , Fantasy , Kids & Family

Runtime

2h 23min

Age rating

PG-13

Cast

Eddie Redmayne
Newt Scamander
Jude Law
Albus Dumbledore
Mads Mikkelsen
Gellert Grindelwald
Ezra Miller
Credence Barebone / Aurelius Dumbledore
Dan Fogler
Jacob Kowalski
Alison Sudol
Queenie Goldstein / Queenie Kowalski
Callum Turner
Theseus Scamander
Jessica Williams
Eulalie 'Lally' Hicks
Katherine Waterston
Porpentina 'Tina' Goldstein
Oliver Masucci
Anton Vogel
Richard Coyle
Aberforth Dumbledore
Fiona Glascott
Minerva McGonagall
Wilf Scolding
Frank Doyle
Manuel Klein
Tall Auror
Valerie Pachner
Henrietta Fischer
Jan Pohl
Ministry Official
Jessica Cartledge
Redheaded Ravenclaw
Rahda Sthanakiya
Tiny Witch #1
Hebe Beardsall
Ariana Dumbledore (uncredited)

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore streaming: where to watch online?

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