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Crimes of Grindelwald

David Yates Talks 'Fantastic Beasts' Politics, Working with JK Rowling

Wizarding World entry Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald are certainly different than other films in the previous series, and director David Yates is highly aware of this.In a recent interview with our friends over at Collider, Yates spoke a bit about what this Fantastic Beasts sequel is really about, and the political tonality of the feature, as well as[...]

David Yates Teases Future 'Fantastic Beasts' Films

Director David Yates has plans, plans within plans really, for future Fantastic Beasts films Considering how well received the return to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been with Warner Bros film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and it's upcoming sequel Crimes of Grindelwald, it stands to reason that more entries about Newt Scamander and/or[...]

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JK Rowling Urges Fans To Not Believe 'Potter Clickbait' About Dumbledore In Fantastic Beasts 2

07/07/2011 Picture by: James McCauley / Featureflash[/caption]There was the very public outcry regarding Johnny Depp's continual presence in the Fantastic Beasts sequel amid allegations of various forms of unpleasant improprieties (in the vein of spousal abuse) against Depp's then wife Amber Heard. Director David Yates did say he had considered recasting Depp, but ultimately didn't because of his 'understanding[...]

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Amber Heard Responds to Yates, Rowling, and Warner Bros. on Johnny Depp Statements

Depp, who first appeared as Grindelwald at the end of Fantastic Beasts, was the subject of domestic abuse claims by ex-wife Amber Heard, prompting concern about his continued involvement in the film.In her statement, Rowling said, "Stories had appeared in the press that deeply concerned me and everyone most closely involved in the franchise," but[...]

Fantastic Beasts Sequel Won't Be Entirely Set In Paris

Speaking to the Leaky Cauldron, director David Yates confirmed the series would be going back home too He said: We do go back to the U.K in the second film as well–it’s U.K and Paris I’m not sure where Jo is setting the rest of the movies, but they’ll be European-centric[...]

David Yates Is Set To Direct All Of The Fantastic Beasts Films

While he didn't come on until near the end of the Harry Potter film run, David Yates has been with the series for quite some time It looks like he will be with it for quite some time still too.THR are reporting that even though the Fantastic Beasts series has expanded from three to five[...]

A Young Dumbledore Will Be In Fantastic Beasts 2

Speaking at a fan event (via The Independent), director David Yates said: In the second movie Dumbledore comes back He’s got a couple of good scenes with Newt… We’re discussing who would play Dumbledore, any suggestions would be good Of course, Albus will likely have to be portrayed younger, but at the same time, it's expected that[...]

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, NYC 1926 And NYCC Now

By Danielle MickI had the absolute pleasure to attend a live recording of MuggleNet’s Speak Beasty podcast.The podcast discusses all the news and theories related to the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first part of a trilogy that is centered around Newt Scamander, an interesting group of friends, and a[...]

Fantastic Beasts Sequel Set For 2018

It is also based on Rowling's supplemental book of the same name, credited to Newt Scarmander, the lead character in the film.According to The Hollywood Reporter, David Yates, who has directed the Wizarding World flicks since Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix will continue on as director with Rowling also returning to write[...]


Cast and Crew Discuss Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them In New Featurette

Stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, and Dan Fogel -- and director David Yates and producer David Heyman -- discuss the return to the Wizarding World in a new featurette highlighting the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The group also discusses the new take on the world made familiar in the Harry[...]

Fantastic Beasts Logo Unveiled, Social Media Presence Begins

The film also stars Colin Farrell, Ezra Miller, and Samantha Morton and will be directed by Harry Potter veteran David Yates.Of interest to us: the branding of the film as being part of "J.K Rowling's Wizarding World." It is unclear if this will be the unifying branding for subsequent films, as Fantastic Beasts is meant set up[...]


Christoph Waltz Cast As Captain Rom In New Tarzan Movie, Story Is A Post-Jungle Sequel

Harry Potter repeat offender David Yates is putting together his cast for a new, action-oriented take on Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Already booked into the title role is Alexander Skarsgard and now, according to Variety, Christoph Waltz has started contract negotiations over the chief villain's role.They describe the character as "a military figure." I can tell[...]

Tarzan Has Swung Its Way Out Of Development

Patrick Dane writes fr Bleeding CoolA few months back we told you that Harry Potter director David Yates was going to be taking on a live-action Tarzan adaption It was all looking good with Alex Skarsgard attached and there were rumours of Samuel L Jackson and Jessica Chastain's involvement.However, Deadline are now reporting the movie[...]

David Yates To Direct New Tarzan Adaptation, Some Good Guys Up For Lead

According to Vulture, David Yates has just committed to a big-screen adaptation of Tarzan for Warner Bros., and has apparently already met with a few male actors The studio are apparently quite keen on Tom Hardy, while Yates is scheduling tea and biscuits with Alexander Skarsgård, Henry Cavill and Charlie Hunnam.Yates is best known for helming[...]


Potter Reunion As Emma Watson And David Yates Talk About The Voice In Her Head

Your Voice In My Head, previously discussed in these parts, looks to be coming together fast and with some familiar faces in tow. Based on Emma Forrest's book about her own experiences with self harm, mental health and the close relationship she developed with her psychiatrist, the film contains a pair of seriously meaty roles […]