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What really are the secrets of Dumbledore? Tracing the wizard's onscreen portrayal, from Harry Potter to Fantastic Beasts
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What really are the secrets of Dumbledore? Tracing the wizard's onscreen portrayal, from Harry Potter to Fantastic Beasts

Albus Dumbeldore can be as autocratic as the villains of the Harry Potter saga, the way he judges what is fit for others without taking anyone else into confidence. But we are urged to look away because Dumbledore is the picture of relief.

From The Batman, The Lord of the Rings to our very own Brahmastra, 2022 will be a year of varying nerdgasms
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From The Batman, The Lord of the Rings to our very own Brahmastra, 2022 will be a year of varying nerdgasms

There is a purity and reassurance to the fact that even at a time when box office returns may be uncertain and moviegoing may be on the decline, the number of exciting stories and rich new worlds to explore and get lost in certainly isn’t.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore trailer out; film to release on 15 April next year
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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore trailer out; film to release on 15 April next year

The third installment of the Harry Potter spin-off series, Fantastic Beasts, the movie features a young Albus Dumbledore (played by Jude Law) who is pitted against the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald, as he attempts to control and rule the wizarding world.

In a world of spin-offs, reboots and prequels, do we even need a Harry Potter cinematic universe?
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In a world of spin-offs, reboots and prequels, do we even need a Harry Potter cinematic universe?

On the 20th anniversary of the big-screen introduction to the boy who lived, it feels like the right time to ask — in the age of cinematic universes, where do Potterheads go from here?

Johnny Depp says Hollywood has 'boycotted' him post libel case, calls it 'absurdity of media mathematics'
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Johnny Depp says Hollywood has 'boycotted' him post libel case, calls it 'absurdity of media mathematics'

In a recent media interview Johnny Depp said he is being boycotted by the film industry as his latest movie Minamata is yet to get a release date in the United States.

Fantastic Beasts actor Kevin Guthrie sentenced to three years of imprisonment for sexual assault
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Fantastic Beasts actor Kevin Guthrie sentenced to three years of imprisonment for sexual assault

Kevin Guthrie was found guilty following a four-day trial and placed on the sex offenders' registry indefinitely.

Mads Mikkelsen cast as Grindlewald in Fantastic Beasts 3 after Johnny Depp's exit, Warner Bros confirms
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Mads Mikkelsen cast as Grindlewald in Fantastic Beasts 3 after Johnny Depp's exit, Warner Bros confirms

Mads Mikkelsen has replaced Johnny Depp, who played the role in the first two installments of Fantastic Beasts, but was 'asked to resign' by Warner Bros days after losing a major libel suit in the UK.

Amber Heard condemns 'paid campaigns' around her removal from Aquaman sequel
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Amber Heard condemns 'paid campaigns' around her removal from Aquaman sequel

Amber Heard has said that she will be returning as Mera for the Aquaman sequel, days after her ex-husband Johnny Depp exited the Fantastic Beasts series.

Johnny Depp 'asked to leave' Fantastic Beasts franchise days after losing UK libel trial involving Amber Heard
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Johnny Depp 'asked to leave' Fantastic Beasts franchise days after losing UK libel trial involving Amber Heard

Johnny Depp announced his departure on Instagram, "My life and career will not be defined by this moment in time.”

After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne, Bonnie Wright condemn JK Rowling's controversial tweets
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After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne, Bonnie Wright condemn JK Rowling's controversial tweets

Emma Watson and many others have spoken against JK Rowling's controversial tweets about the transgender community.

As JK Rowling comes under fire for transphobic tweets, a disappointed fan finds she can no longer separate the art from the artist
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As JK Rowling comes under fire for transphobic tweets, a disappointed fan finds she can no longer separate the art from the artist

The messaging throughout the Harry Potter series now stands in stark contrast to JK Rowling’s opinions on trans issues and other subjects.

New Harry Potter film with original cast to begin shooting in 2020: Neville Longbottom leads fans to believe
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New Harry Potter film with original cast to begin shooting in 2020: Neville Longbottom leads fans to believe

Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter franchise, misleadingly excited fans with a new film announcement.

The Batman director Matt Reeves hints at Big Little Lies actress Zoë Kravitz playing Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson
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The Batman director Matt Reeves hints at Big Little Lies actress Zoë Kravitz playing Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson

The Batman will also reportedly include Jonah Hill in a negative role, and Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon.

Harry Potter Wizards Unite now available in India: Here's how to download and set up the game
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Harry Potter Wizards Unite now available in India: Here's how to download and set up the game

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is available for free on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store for download.

Ralph Breaks the Internet earns $207 mn at global box office; Fantastic Beasts 2 crosses $500 mn
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Ralph Breaks the Internet earns $207 mn at global box office; Fantastic Beasts 2 crosses $500 mn

In 11 days of release, Ralph Breaks the Internet has cleared $207 million worldwide.

Fantastic Beasts actor Eddie Redmayne says winning an Oscar hasn't changed the way he picks his projects
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Fantastic Beasts actor Eddie Redmayne says winning an Oscar hasn't changed the way he picks his projects

"When you are the first person to be sent the script, you have to decide by yourself whether the film will be good or not, rather than having people lean on," says Eddie Redmayne.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald — All you need to know about JK Rowling's latest wizarding adventure
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald — All you need to know about JK Rowling's latest wizarding adventure

How does the story of the Fantastic Beasts sequel connect to the Harry Potter universe? Who is Grindelwald? What is Dumbledore's role in all this? - All questions answered.

Watch: JK Rowling reveals key plot details of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in new featurette
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Watch: JK Rowling reveals key plot details of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in new featurette

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald releases across theatres on 13 November, 2018.