Warner Bros has moved up the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore from July 15 2022 to April 15 2022.
Harry Potter franchise regular David Yates directs the spin-off in which Albus Dumbledore tasks Newt Scamander to lead a team of wizards, witches and a Muggle baker on a mission to thwart arch enemy and Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald.
Eddie Redmayne as Scamander stars alongside Mads Mikkelsen in the Danish star’s first outing in the role of Grindelwald since he replaced Johnny Depp. The cast includes Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, William Nadylam, Katherine Waterston and Jude Law as Dumbledore.
David Heyman, Steve Kloves, Lionel Wigram, Tim Lewis, and Harry Potter universe creator and author JK Rowling, who co-wrote the screenplay with Kloves based on a story by Rowling.
The previous two films in the fantasy franchise – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them and Fantastic Beasts The Crimes Of Grindelwald – have grossed $1.46bn worldwide combined.