Fantastic Beasts 2: Everything You Need To Know about the Next Harry Potter Film!

It's a while off, but here's everything we know about the continuing adventures of Newt Scamander! Plus a sneaky look behind the scenes.

The main gang are coming back!

Newt, Tina, Queenie and Jacob are all returning, along with Gridenwald, Credence and President Picquery

Fantastic Beasts: the main gang
Image by Warner Bros

Dumbledore's gonna be there!

The best headmaster Hogwarts ever had will show up, looking a lot younger than when we've seen him before, played by Jude Law from the Sherlock Holmes movies

Dumbledore, both old and young
Image by Warner Bros / Wikimedia

There are a bunch of new characters!

Newt's brother Theseus will appear, as will Leta Lestrange, a mysterious figure from his past (who was seen in a photo in the first film), and one with a familiar surname...

Leta Lestrange, as seen in a small framed photo in the first film
Image by Warner Bros

There might be some Death Eaters in there!

Two new characters joining the movie have the names Rosier and Travers, both of which are the names of Death Eaters that served Voldemort...

Voldemort's Death Eaters
Image by Warner Bros

J.K. Rowling has a pretty great chair on set!

And so she should – she's written the movie, and the next 3 in the series! That's right – there are going to be at least 5 Fantastic Beasts films, and she's writing the lot!

J.K. Rowling's chair
Image by @jkrowling | Twitter

They've shown us Newt's visa!

Turns out Newt is a Pisces, born in the Chinese year of the dragon!

Newt's visa
Image by @FantasticBeasts | Twitter

There are some pretty cool props on set!

We're not saying we'd try and nick this sign if we were there... but we'd probably try and nick this sign if we were there!

No unauthorised wizards past this point sign
Image by @FantasticBeasts | Twitter

It's not actually got a title yet!

It's officially known as "Untitled Fantastic Beasts Sequel", but we're confident someone will remember to change it in time – that's a really silly name for a film!

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It's not out for aaaaaaaages!

It's set to come out on 16th November... but 16th November 2018! Aaaaaaaaaages!

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