Eddie Redmayne Says ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Will Be Darker

Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald

In a new interview, Eddie Redmayne says that the upcoming sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be darker than the previous film.

Harry Potter fans everywhere are rejoicing with the upcoming release of the new Fantastic Beasts movie The Crimes of Grindelwald. And while the anticipation is killing fans, some may not be thrilled to hear that this movie is going to have a much darker tone than its predecessor. That said, J. K. Rowling’s writing always pays off and this film is sure to be no different.

In the interview with EW, Redmayne speaks about the remarkable shift in tone in the next film that J.K. Rowling took to the material:

“The most riveting aspect is the tonal change. It’s darker and more rigorous and weaving in the Potter lore we’re much more familiar with. So these characters you met in the first film are now in the wizarding world you understand more thoroughly. When I read [the script] it had these cryptic elements to it and it played like a thriller that made it a page-turner.”

Redmayne also talks about some of the plot saying that in this film Grindelwald manages to escape his capture. This makes Dumbledore recruit Newt Scamander to hunt him down:

“I’m enlisted by Dumbledore (Jude Law) to try and track him down and capture him,” Redmayne says. “What’s happened is Grindelwald’s belief that purebloods should reign over all non-magical beings is a political thing. He’s rallying more and more people and it causes divisions across families. He’s pretty hypnotic.”

Directed by David Yates, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore, Katherine Waterston as Tina Goldstein, Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone and Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald. The film will arrive in theaters on November 16, 2018.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy

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The Dark Knight Batman Christian Bale Christopher NolanThanos may have made half the universe disappear in Avengers: Infinity War, but the film still has nothing on Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. Typically referred to as “The Dark Knight” trilogy, the series chronicles Bruce Wayne’s transformation from a scared child into the legendary hero of Gotham City. More than just exciting action films, each one of Nolan’s Batman flicks tackles complex themes and is packed full of exhilarating performances.

Now that it’s been ten years since the release of The Dark Knight, it feels like the perfect time to look deeper into the trilogy. Christopher Nolan and his team are very detail-oriented filmmakers, so there are a lot of hidden Easter eggs and exciting moments to dissect.

Hit Next to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy!

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