First official image from Fantastic Beasts 2 and the official title have been revealed 4 years ago

First official image from Fantastic Beasts 2 and the official title have been revealed

The wonderful world of wizardry continues on strong.

Released in November 2016, the first prequel to the Harry Potter universe - Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - was met with some great box office ($814 million) and generally good reviews, as well as the fact that it would be the first of SIX movies in the Fantastic Beasts series.


Today it has been revealed the official title for the sequel, and we get our first look at all of the primary cast.

Ladies and gentlemen, say hello the wizards and witches in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald.

From left to right, we've got Jude Law playing a young Albus Dumblebore, taking on the mantle of one of J.K. Rowling’s most beloved characters.


Ezra Miller makes a return as the enigmatic Credence, whose fate was unknown at the end of the first film.

Claudia Kim appears as a Maledictus, the carrier of a blood curse that destines her ultimately to transform into a beast.

Zoe Kravtiz plays Leta Lestrange, who had once been close to Newt Scamander but is now engaged to his brother.

Callum Turner joins the cast as Newt’s older brother, Theseus Scamander, a celebrated war hero and the Head of the Auror Office at the British Ministry of Magic.


Katherine Waterson returns as Tina Goldstein, who has been reinstated as an Auror for MACUSA.

Eddie Redmayne stars again as wizarding world Magizoologist Newt Scamander, who has now gained fame in the wizarding world as the author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Dan Fogler reprises the role of the only No-Maj in the group, Jacob Kowalski.

Alison Sudol reprises the part of Tina’s free-spirited sister, Queenie Goldstein, a Legilimens who can read minds.


And finally, Johnny Depp returns as the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald, who we're assuming gets up to some crimes.

David Yates will return to direct the script written by J.K. Rowling, involving the story of Grindelwald escaping custody following his arrest at the end of the first Fantastic Beasts, and gathering followers to create a race of pure-breed wizards to rule over the rest of the world. Only a young Dumbledore, and his former student Newt Scamander, can potentially stop him.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is scheduled to be released on 16 November 2018.