Dumbledore in the prequel

Adventures of the magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) will hit the theaters on November 18. As fans have only one month left for the prequel, they become more curious about premieres and early events.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them expands the magical universe created by J. K. Rowling and presents us the magical and non-magical North American communities. The Harry Potter prequel will be in theaters on November 18. And as we come close to the time, during a fan event, the British writer has hinted that Albus Dumbledore will appear in the future installments of the saga. The author has also confirmed that she plans to cover the series at most five films.

During an interview in London, J.K. Rowling has said “We talk about Dumbledore and Grindelwald“. She has not revealed who will play the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry yet. Richard Harris has died in 2002 and since then, Michael Gambon has played Dumbledore in the rest of the Harry Potter films. David Yates, the director of Fantastic Beasts, quips on BBC that “Nor can we say that we would have to kill you all”.

Friendship to rivalry

Gellert Grindelwald
Gellert Grindelwald

“Grindelwald appears at the background now and will become a more important presence later,” Yates continues. As you remember, Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald were once close friends. However, their relationship ended years before the events of the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Rowling, who has confirmed Dumbledore’s homosexuality, has even explained that the son of Percival and Kendra Dumbledore had romantic feelings for a dark wizard of English-Bulgarian origin. Before more on Dumbledore, we can confirm you that we will see an intense three-hour duel taking place in 1945, do not miss the official trailer of Fantastic Beasts with Eddie Redmayne.

The Harry Potter prequel is set in the 20s in New York City. Newt Scamander (Redmayne) is a magizoologist recently expelled from Hogwarts traveling with his only company, a mysterious suitcase. The suitcase secretly hosts a group of magical creatures, but an encounter with the non-maj Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler) let them escape and cause an epic scandal for the secret magical society in North America.

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