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It’s Magic! Jude Law Joins ‘Fantastic Beasts’ as Young Dumbledore

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We don’t know about you, but we’re pretty big Harry Potter fans. When Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 came out in2011 , we mourned the end of the franchise. However, last year’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them brought the magical world back to life. Now, there’s even more big news–Jude Law has joined the franchise. Fans …

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Critics Go Gaga for ‘La La Land’ as Audiences Wait in the Wings

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How do you generate Oscar buzz? It turns out, one of the basic strategies is to offer a film for limited release and let the nationwide audience suffer a bit – or, let’s say, stew in their own juices – in anticipation of a movie like La La Land that is being awarded generous accolades from reviewers. The mysterious film of …

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‘Moana’ Out-Muscles ‘Fantastic Beasts’ in Weekend Revenue Race

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them had another bountiful week at U.S. theaters – with a take of $45.1 million – but the latest from the world of witches and wizards was muscled out of the No. 1 slot with the release of Disney animation Moana, starring Dwayne Johnson as the ripped shapeshifting demi-god Maui. Moana took in $55.5 …

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Lands at #1 with $75 Million Weekend

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J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them scalded the competition over the weekend in U.S. theaters, earning a solid $75 million (right on the nose) in domestic theaters and raking in $143.3 million in international theaters. That gave the post-Harry Potter startup a healthy $218.3 million take Thursday through Sunday, allowing Warner Bros. to turn a profit in …

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Movie Review: The Magic and Meandering of ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Does Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them capture the magic of Harry Potter? Read our movie review to find out: One of the aspects that always bothered me about Harry Potter was how much of the focus was on the wizardry school of Hogwarts. No matter the dire situation or high amount of danger threatening the heroes, everything comes …

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Watch: Eddie Redmayne Defends Hufflepuff in Awesome PSA

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Which Harry Potter house gets the least amount of love? You’d think it would be Slytherin, with the high amount of dark wizards who tend to get sorted there, but it’s actually Hufflepuff that often gets the short end of the stick. Thankfully, Eddie Redmayne is here to fix that. For those of you who aren’t Harry Potter fans, what’s …

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Eddie Redmayne Auditioned to Play Kylo Ren & It Was a Disaster

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We love you, Eddie Redmayne, but this is one casting decision we’re pretty glad didn’t work in your favor. The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star revealed he auditioned for the villainous role of Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but he wound up being a huge flop. “I was going for, I think, Adam Driver. They gave me …

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Doctor Strange Jumps to Quick Start, Earning $84.9M Over Weekend

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Three newcomers clamored to the top of the weekend’s revenue list, pushing Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween off its two-week stint at No. 1. Replacing that at No. 1 is Doctor Strange, a Marvel escapade distributed by Disney that finally put some real numbers on the board, earning $84.9 million in its first three days of release. That put …

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Johnny Depp Signs On for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel – Which Character Will He Be?

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The newest Harry Potter inspired film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hasn’t even landed in theaters yet, but Warner Bros. already has big plans for the series. That includes some big casting updates–Johnny Depp has signed on for the Fantastic Beasts sequel. According to Deadline, it’s not clear whom Johnny Depp will be portraying in the sequel, but it’s believed you can …

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Holy Dumbledore! ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Will Span 5 Movies

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The trajectory of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie has been a little wonky–is it a standalone movie? Is it a trilogy, as some sources have been suggesting? Thankfully, J.K. Rowling herself has cleared things up, and we couldn’t be more excited. Though the source material for the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie is …

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