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It's Finally Been Revealed Who Will Play Dumbledore In "Fantastic Beasts"

"I know he will brilliantly capture all the unexpected facets of Albus Dumbledore as J.K. Rowling reveals this very different time in his life," director David Yates said of the casting.

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Big news, Harry Potter fans! Pottermore just announced that Jude Law will play the beloved character of Albus Dumbledore in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts sequel.

The sequel will follow on from the ending of the first movie, in which we saw dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (played by Johnny Depp) carted off to prison after he was captured by the American wizarding authorities.

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According to Pottermore, the next movie will feature a young Dumbledore – now, we know, played by Jude Law – during his days as a Transfiguration teacher at Hogwarts.

"Jude Law is a phenomenally talented actor whose work I’ve long admired and I’m looking forward to finally having the opportunity to work with him," said director David Yates of the casting.

"I know he will brilliantly capture all the unexpected facets of Albus Dumbledore as J.K. Rowling reveals this very different time in his life," he continued.

  1. So, what do you think? Will Jude Law make a good Dumbledore?

    Yes, and I can't wait to see him in the sequel!
    I'm going to wait to see the movie until I judge.
    No, I think it should've been someone else, and I'll explain why in the comments.

It's Finally Been Revealed Who Will Play Dumbledore In "Fantastic Beasts"

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So, what do you think? Will Jude Law make a good Dumbledore?
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    No, I think it should've been someone else, and I'll explain why in the comments.

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