Date: 23rd September 2021
The third "Fantastic Beasts" movie now has a title and a new release date, Warner Bros. announced on Wednesday.
"Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore" will now open in theaters on April 15, 2022, moving up from its previously set release date of July 15, 2022.
David Yates directs the movie that has a script co-written by JK Rowling and Steve Kloves.
The upcoming Fantastic Beasts film stars Jude Law as Dumbledore, Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander and Mads Mikkelsen as the central villain, Gellert Grindelwald, previously played by Johnny Depp. Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, William Nadylam and Katherine Waterston also star.
The studio also revealed an official synopsis for "The Secrets of Dumbledore", which you can read below:
"Professor Albus Dumbledore knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with the stakes so high, how long can Dumbledore remain on the sidelines?"
Source: Press Release