Fantastic Beasts Sequel Premiere, Cast & Spoilers: Jared Harris to Play the Young Dumbledore?
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has already grossed a huge profit. It is a spin-off prequel of the Harry Potter franchise which also marked screenwriting debut of J. K. Rowling. The film is set 70 years before the first part of Harry Potter.
The Young Dumbledore
It later sets the path for all Harry Potter films and events that started in New York in 1926. Fantastic Beasts creates a cross between the films which commence the difference between magical and non-magical’s.
The latest rumor is about the cast of young Dumbledore in the sequel of Fantastic Beasts. According to sources, the front runner for the role is Jared Harris. Due to his quite close resembling looks to the existing Dumbledore, he may grab the role easily.
However, in one of his recent interview he didn’t sound really optimistic about playing the young Dumbledore. He mentioned that he has not heard about the role coming up to him and he really doesn’t expect it too. Furthermore, he added that the campaigns go in different directions, reports The Standard.
Apparently, he seems to have discarded the role projections. Harris was most recently seen in Queen Elizabeth’s biopic The Crown on Netflix. Other names trending on the list are Ewan McGregor, Arthur Darvill and Damian Lewis.
While McGregor and Lewis have not mentioned anything on the rumors, Darvill seemed pretty exited in one of his interviews. He stated that he would definitely consider playing the role of young Dumbledore if it comes to him.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel, Fantastic Beasts 2, will release on Nov. 16, 2018. The final part is expected to come out in November 2020.
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