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The Crimes of Grindelwald

The Rowling Magazine Issue #52 · April 2021

Fantastic Beasts 3 Title: Will it be related to a Phoenix or to Albus Dumbledore?

Although Gellert Grindelwald is part of the title of the second film of Fantastic Beasts, one could argue that the main character is Albus Dumbledore. Not only because of his actions and scenes, but also because he is part of the open question that is left at the end of the film for fans to […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #27 · March 2019

Deleted scenes from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

“The visual effects of the following scenes are not final”. With that warning, Warner Bros. welcomes us to watch the deleted scenes from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. These scenes, which for some reason were not included in the theatrical release, are now available in the BluRay and DVD edition of the second film […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #26 · February 2019

Fantastic Beasts 3 is postponed until 2021

Will we ever get to see Dumbledore and Grindelwald’s great duel in a fifth movie or will the story shrink to fit fewer films? Right after the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and the bad reviews that sprang up, some fans started to wonder if there was any chance that the series […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #25 · January 2019

The Crimes of Grindelwald Logo without the Deathly Hallows

Until November, and since the first poster for the film was shared, Warner Bros. wanted to associate this new installment in the Fantastic Beasts series with the Deathly Hallows. They used the symbol in all the teasers, trailers, merchandise, posters, and even in the film title: The importance of the Deathly Hallows was hinted with […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #25 · January 2019

What’s coming in 2019 for Harry Potter

2018 has passed and with it a lot of new things in the Harry Potter Universe, with Fantastic Beast: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the new film in the Wizarding World, the main course of the year releases. We also had the new illustrated editions of The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in plural, because we […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #25 · January 2019

The Archive of Magic – Review

The Archive of Magic is the main companion book for the film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Written by Signe Bergstrom and designed by MinaLima (the studio that worked on the film), this book is the continuation of The Case of the Beasts, the companion for the first film in the series. As that […]

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November 2nd, 2018

Spoilers: The surprise in The Crimes of Grindelwald that could break canon (again)

Today Warner Bros. released the full cast list for Fantastic Beasts: “The Crimes of Grindelwald and someone truly important to the Harry Potter world came up among these names. According to the press release, actress Fiona Glascott has been cast as no other than Minerva McGonagall. What’s relevant about this addition is how old Glascott […]

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October 6th, 2018

Exclusive: Scans of Lights, Camera, Magic! – The Making of The Crimes of Grindelwald

As it happened with Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the second film in the series Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will have a lot of companion books. One of them is Lights, Camera, Magic! – The Making of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which is authored by Ian Nathan. Nathan already wrote Inside […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #20 · August 2018

Fantastic Beasts 3 to be set in China?

The new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer brought a lot of clues from the plot of the film, but also what could be a hint about the next location in the film series. In January, David Yates (director) confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that each of the films will be set in a different […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #20 · August 2018

Johnny Depp: The Great Pretender

Johnny Depp has a history of appearing in public places dressed as his characters and he has now used this move to show up at the Fantastic Beasts panel during the last Comic-Con. We analyze how this can be a safe play for the actor despite angering the fans. The controversy with Johnny Depp continued […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #20 · August 2018

Will the Fantastic Beasts TextBook Become Obsolete?

It was 2001 when the first companion book for the Harry Potter series was published. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by J.K. Rowling, was released to the Muggle world as a text-book from the Wizarding World, by Newt Scamander, to help the non-profit organization Comic Relief. The book was a facsimile copy […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #19 · July 2018

Is Dumbledore teaching Defense Against the Dark Arts?

The American magazine Entertainment Weekly shared a new photo online from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald that sparkled a lot of discussion about the upcoming film and a specific character. In this photo, we see Albus Dumbledore (played by Jude Law) with a young Newt Scamander (played by Joshua Shea) in what it seems […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #18 · June 2018

Vault is the new Case

MinaLima, the studio behind the designs used in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films, has revealed the cover of the “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Original Screenplay”, but also the one belonging to “The Archive of Magic: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”. This one is similar […]

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April 22nd, 2018

New information about the French Ministry of Magic and The Crimes of Grindelwald

With the release of every new Wizarding World movie, there are a lot of related books that are published at the same time. That’s the case of FANTASTIC BEASTS: The Magizoologist’s Discovery Case, a Hachette (Running Press) book that is going to be published in October, one month before the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

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March 15th, 2018

What Secrets Lurk within the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Trailer?

On Tuesday, Wizarding World fans across the globe celebrated as the long-anticipated first trailer for Fantastic Beasts 2 finally apparated online. And while the sight of wizards apparating onto Hogwarts grounds quickly Accio’d fans’ attention, it was the desire to seek out and share all possible clues about the upcoming plot that led to an explosion of discussion.

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November 16th, 2017

The Crimes of Grindelwald

The sequel of Fantastic Beasts will hits theaters one year from now, on November 16th, 2018. But we do not have to wait 365 days to know more about the film, since today they release the movie title and a promotional image with all the main characters. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be […]

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