FANTASTIC BEASTS - THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD Cast Photo & Release Date

FANTASTIC BEASTS:  THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD
Credit: Warner Bros.

The first cast photo from Warner Bros.'s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (as well as the film's release date) have been revealed by Warner Bros. Take a look:

Credit: Warner Bros.

The film sequel is scheduled for a November 16, 2018 release, going head-to-head with 20th Century Fox's Widows.

From left to right: Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law), Credence (Ezra Miller), Maledictus (Claudia Kim), Leta Lestrange (Zoe Kravitz), Theseus Scamander (Callum Turner), Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterson), Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler), Queenie Goldstein (Alison Sudol), and Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp).

"At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Redmayne).  But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.
In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore (Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.  Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world."

This is the second in a planned five-part Fantastic Beasts film series.

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