It’s time to discover some tidbits about the next @fantasticbeasts film. Follow our chain of tweets and track down the information…— Pottermore (@pottermore) July 3, 2017
- The four main characters: Newt, Queenie, Tina, and Jacob are back; Credence, portrayed by Ezra Miller, will be back in a "mysterious way."
- Callum Turner is confirmed as Newt's older brother, Theseus Scamander; Zoë Kravitz appears as Leta Lestrange.
- The film takes place in New York, London, and Paris.
- Dumbledore, played by Jude Law, and Newt will stand against Grindelwald, played by Johnny Depp.
- The new characters revealed include: a bounty hunter Grimmson (played by Ingvar Sigurdsson); a wizard named Yusuf Kama (William Nadylum); and Skender, the owner of a wizarding circus, and one of its 'featured attractions' (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson and Claudia Kim).
- The sequel is set to release November 16, 2018; it will be directed by David Yates.
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so no Graves, yes Yates and Depp, and the fourth (I think) Asian character to appear in Harry Potter universe is a circus attraction.