FANTASTIC BEASTS: CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD SCREENPLAY TO BE RELEASEDby Aline Michel
Pottermore revealed that, just as happened with the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay, Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald’s script will also be published as a book. Although there was no revelation of a precise date for publishing, the website informs that the book will be released along with the movie première, which will happen in November 16, 2018.
The script is the sequel of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, first original screenplay by J. K. Rowling. According to the film’s synopsis, a few months after being captured, Grindelwald escapes dramatically from MACUSA and conquers followers to his witch supremacy cause. With help from the magizoologist Newt Scamander, the only wizard capable of stopping him is Albus Dumbledore, a Hogwarts professor. In a darker era of the Wizarding World, the characters will face dangers to test their loyalty.
The film stars again Eddie Redmayne (Newt), Katherine Waterston (Tina), Alison Sudol (Queenie) and Dan Fogler (Jacob). Beyond Ezra Miller’s return as Creedence and Carmen Ejogo as President Seraphina Picquery, Johnny Depp also returns as Gellert Grindelwald , antagonizing Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore. The film is directed by David Yates.