The Harry Potter spin-off ‘FANTASTIC BEASTS’ is all set to start filming for part 3. According to the previous updates, Fantastic Beasts 3 will resume production in October. The production is supposed to be five months long. Earlier the show was reported to be resumed in September 2020. After so many delays due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, season 3 of Fantastic Beasts is said to be released in 2021.
About FANTASTIC BEASTS
FANTASTIC BEASTS is a prequel and spin-off of the Harry Potter film series. It is based on JK Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them.” Directed by David Yates, the movie is a fantasy film, which was dropped in 2016. The story is set in the mid-20s, New York. It depicts the adventures of Newt Scamander. He is a British wizard and a “magizoologist”. Fantastic Beasts is the tale about Newt Scamander, in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards that Harry reads in his school books seventy years later.
The first film of the series was “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” It was released in 2016 and became the first wizard movie to have won Academy Awards (Best costume design). The second part of the series was “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” that released in November 2018. Now the film is set to resume filming for part 3 of the series in October 2020.
FANTASTIC BEASTS 3 featuring Harry Potter characters
The fans have gone crazy ever since the news about the possibility of Hagrid crossover in Fantastic Beasts 3 came out. The movie was rumoured to have two crucial characters from the Harry Potter series. Potterheads have been expecting such crossovers since part 2 of Fantastic Beasts. The previous part, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” had featured young Albus Dumbledore. Therefore, people are expecting to have more Harry Potter characters in the upcoming part. However, people majorly believe in having Hagrid in FANTASTIC BEASTS 3 as the timeline is set that way.
Meanwhile, rumours about such possibilities were cleared by ‘ComicBook NOW!’ on twitter, stating the interview with the star cast of Fantastic Beasts.
— ComicBook NOW! (@ComicBookNOW) September 6, 2020
In an interview with The Movie Dweeb, Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler clarified about the rumour. He said, “There could be that Hagrid crossover, which would be very interesting. Is that what people are saying? I didn’t know that.” Talking about Hagrid’s character, he added, “I always thought about that, because I love Hagrid. Who doesn’t love Hagrid?” In the movie, Dan Fogler’s character, “Jacob Kowalski”, becomes Hagrid’s adopted father.
Cast of FANTASTIC BEASTS 3
- Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald
- Ezra Miller as Credence Barberone
- Zoe Kravitz as Leta Lestrange
- Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander
- Katherine Waterston as Porpentina “ina” Goldenstein
- Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein
- Dan Fogler as Jcob Kowaski
- Jenn Murray as Chastity