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Johnny Depp leaves Fantastic Beasts film franchise

Johnny Depp leaves Fantastic Beasts film franchise

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gets mixed reviews

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gets mixed reviews

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The latest Fantastic Beasts film The Crimes of Grindelwald has earned mixed reviews from critics. It has a number of three-star reviews with suggestions that the plot is "overburdened" with details and preparing for future adventures. There is praise for the "vibrantly drawn" characters and Jude Law is highlighted for his performance as young Dumbledore.Many agree JK Rowling's imagination is "as awe-inspiring as ever."The second of five planned Fantastic Beasts films by JK Rowling also earns praise for its special effects.Ezra Miller stole the show at the Fantastic Beasts sequel's premiereCaryn James in the Hollywood Reporter called it a "vibrant, engaging improvement" on the first Fantastic Beasts film. "The sequel has better a...
Comic-Con: Godzilla, Shazam, Fantastic Beasts and other big reveals

Comic-Con: Godzilla, Shazam, Fantastic Beasts and other big reveals

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San Diego Comic-Con has become a mecca of popular culture and this year's convention proved no different.The internet has been sent into overdrive as fandoms gorge over glimpses of hotly-anticipated TV and film releases, while also celebrating cult classics.We've already heard about the Buffy reboot and Ryan Reynolds's desire to explore Deadpool's sexuality.Here's a quick run-down of some of the other big stories and trailers to come out of the weekend. 1. Johnny Depp casts a spell as Grindelwald The Fantastic Beasts producers are currently in the process of spinning a 128-page book into five feature-length films.We really could've used that kind of padding for some the essays we wrote at university.Anyway, a very blonde J...
Look: Eddie Redmayne stands ready in 'Fantastic Beasts 2' poster

Look: Eddie Redmayne stands ready in 'Fantastic Beasts 2' poster

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July 20 (UPI) -- Warner Bros. has released a Comic-Con poster for J.K. Rowling's upcoming second entry in her Harry Potter prequel series, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The poster, released Friday before the studio is expected to drop a new trailer for the film during a San Diego Comic-Con panel on Saturday, features star Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander standing ready with a wand in his hand and his signature briefcase, which contains magical creatures. Redmayne is joined by returning characters Katherine Waterston as Tina Goldstein, Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski and Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein. Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore, Johnny Depp as the villainous Grindelwald, Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone and Zoe Kravitz as Leta Lestrange are also featured in the corners o...