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Callum Turner Joins ‘FANTASTIC BEASTS 2’

April 22, 2017

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Green Room and Assassin’s Creed star Callum Turner has joined Warner Bros. Pictures highly anticipated sequel, FANTASTIC BEASTS 2 as Newt Scamander’s brother!

Turner joins the previously announced Eddie Redmayne as Scamander, Jude Law playing a young Dumbledore and Johnny Depp as the villain Grindelwald in the Paris-set sequel.

J.K Rowling, who made her screenwriting debut on the first film, has also written the script for the sequel. The story moves deeper into an increasingly dark time for the wizarding world, where Newt Scamander and our other heroes have to decide on their allegiances.

Principal photography begins this summer, with David Yates returning as director. The film also reunites producers David Heyman, Rowling, Steve Kloves and Lionel Wigram. Neil Blair, Rick Senat, and Danny Cohen executive producing.

Fantastic Beasts 2 hits theaters on November 16, 2018, and is the second of five films being planned. The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Turner will be seen next in the drama The Only Living Boy in New York, leading opposite Kate Beckinsale, Pierce Brosnan and Jeff Bridges.

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