PG-13 | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series featuring the adventures of Magizoologist Newt Scamander.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Mary Poppins Returns
Beauty and the Beast
This is (at least) the fifth time actor Jude Law takes on a film role of a character that's previously been portrayed by other actors: twice in remakes of films originally starring Michael Caine (Sleuth and Alfie); the character Dr. Watson, who's been portrayed by several actors in numerous Sherlock Holmes films; Heath Ledger's role in The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (which was slightly reimagined to accommodate being recast with Law, Johnny Depp, and Colin Farrell following Ledger's untimely death); and now Albus Dumbledore, previously played by Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the original Harry Potter franchise.
... you'll be glad to get rid of him, I expect.
Seraphina Picquery: We'd be more than happy to keep him here in custody.
Spielman: Six months are enough. It's time for him to answer for his crimes in Europe.
Abernathy: President Picquery, Mr. Spielman, sir. Prisoner is secured and ready to...
When Newt and Tina are caught infiltrating the French Ministry of Magic, Newt can clearly be heard saying that the cats are 'familiars', despite the fact that on Pottermore.com, screenwriter and Harry Potter author JK Rowling clearly states that familiars "do not exist within the world of Harry Potter." However, Newt actually states that the cats are "spirit familiars", which may be something very different from the traditional concept of familiars that Rowling stated do not exist in the Wizarding World.
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