Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Ask the cast ANYTHING!

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The prequel series has plenty of new plot for Potterheads to digest - without the added pressure that the Harry Potter films faced of translating already-beloved books to the screen. We certainly got that, but the reveal of Gellert Grindelwald as the Big Bad of this franchise set Fantastic Beasts on a collision course with Potter lore that only gets more explicit in the sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. This included games, prizes, and, as a surprise to the kids, a visit from the cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

However, Potter-mad fans have pointed out that the new movie is set in 1927 and the fictional head of Gryffindor House wasn't even born then.

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Fans have taken to Twitter to share how unhappy they are at the casting. The three teachers responsible, Jacy Douglas, Tracey Jones, and Karen Moon, saw that their students connected to J.K. Rowling's world and, in an attempt to engage their kids more fully, redesigned their classrooms and some of their curriculum around the series.

Another said: "How is McGonagall going to be in the next fantastic beasts? Rowling has improved upon the first Fantastic Beasts film by fleshing out her characters in a way that's engaging, though not everybody receives as much attention". He's just one of many in search of a young man named Credence (Ezra Miller), an Obscurial, whose repressed magical powers have left him dangerously uncontrollable.

This is not the first or most significant controversy the film has courted, such as the casting of trash-being Johnny Depp, or the weird, potentially insensitive casting of Voldemort's snake.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald premieres in theaters on November 16.



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