A few months after the Harry Potter universe again hit theaters with Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, Warner Bros. announced the premiere of its sequel to 2018.
The first of the films came on November 17, 2016, starring Eddie Redmayne as the magician Newt Scamander and set 70 years before the tapes of the young magician in the decade of the ’20.
David Yates, who directed the last four Harry Potter films and also Fantastic Beasts, will again take over the direction in the sequel whose script is being created by the very J. K. Rowling.
Of course, the participation of Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler and Alison Sudol has not yet been confirmed. What is known is its release date: November 16, 2018.
This 2016, Harry Potter universe has been well-known: the theater première in London with sold out, the script of this theatrical adaptation published as a book and precisely the film starring Redmayne.
The actor Johnny Depp will join the Harry Potter film universe and will star in the still untitled sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”.
According to information from the specialized media Deadline, Depp will be one of the main actors in the continuation of that movie. The Warner Bros studio, which has the film adaptation rights to the Harry Potter books, also plans a third film on “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, which will be released in 2020.
In the first film, Eddie Redmayne (Oscar winner for “The Theory of Everything”) gives life to Newt Scamander, an expert traveler in the study of a multitude of magical creatures, whose work will lead him to write the textbook that appears in The story of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” the first novel of the child magician.
Although it is still unknown what will be the role of Depp, Deadline does not rule out that the actor appears briefly with a presentation cameo in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
With his signing for the Harry Potter world, Depp adds another film to a near future loaded with important projects. In May 2017 he will release “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”, a new adventure by Captain Jack Sparrow in which he will be accompanied by the Spanish Javier Bardem.
Also confirmed is his participation in “Labyrinth”, a film about the rappers Tupac Shakur and Notorious BIG; In the reinterpretation of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express”; As well as “The Invisible Man,” the remake that prepares the Universal studio as part of its ambitious attempt to renew the horror and monster classics of the 1930s.