Fantastic Beasts 2 set for 2018 release

2016-08-04 18:00

Cape Town – While Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set to hit cinemas in November, Warner Bros has already released a date for the sequel. 

The sequel which doesn’t have a title yet is scheduled to be released on 16 November 2018.  The third film has a tentative 2020 release. 

The trilogy starring Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne is a spin-off from the Harry Potter novels. 

It is set in the 1920s and 70 years before the arrival of boy wizard Harry.

The story revolves around Newt Scamander - played by Redmayne - who is attending the Magical Congress of the United States of America following his world travels to find magical creatures.

Warner Bros said in a statement that the second movie, "moves deeper into an increasingly dark time for the wizarding world, where Newt and our other heroes have to decide on their allegiances".

See the trailer here:

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them releases in cinemas nationwide on 18 November. 

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