Mads Mikkelsen Cast as Gellert Grindelwald in the Third “Fantastic Beasts” Film
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(Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Mads Mikkelsen (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” “Hannibal,” “Casino Royale”) has been cast as Dark Wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the third “Fantastic Beasts” film.
The latest installment in the series is currently in production at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden outside of London.
The journey continues as Warner Bros. Pictures’ third “Fantastic Beasts” film takes audiences back to the beloved Wizarding World for an all-new, globe-trotting adventure.
The latest installment of “Fantastic Beasts” features an ensemble cast led by Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”), Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Callum Turner, William Nadylam, Poppy Corby-Tuech, Jessica Williams, Victoria Yeates, and two-time Oscar nominee Jude Law (“Cold Mountain,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley”).
The film reunites director David Yates and producers David Heyman, J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves, Lionel Wigram and Tim Lewis, all of whom had collaborated on the previous two films in the series “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.” Neil Blair, Danny Cohen, Josh Berger and Courtenay Valenti serve as executive producers. Screenwriters are J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves.
The release date for the third “Fantastic Beasts” installment is July 15, 2022 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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November 25, 2020 8:15pm ET by Warner Bros. Pictures