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Johnny Depp Claims “No One Is Safe” in Cancel Culture

Johnny Depp took aim at cancel culture and described it as being “so far out of hand” while discussing his fall from grace in Hollywood during an appearance at the San Sebastian Film Festival. “It’s a complex situation because it can be seen as an event in history that lasted for however long it lasted […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Sets New 2022 Release Date

Warner Bros. is charting an earlier return to the world of J.K. Rowling. The newly titled Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore will open globally on April 15, 2022, moving up three months from its previous July 15 date. It opens against Paramount’s The Lost City of D, starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum, which […]

Mads Mikkelsen in Early Talks to Replace Johnny Depp in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Less than a week after the announcement of Johnny Depp's firing, Warner Bros. is in early talks with Mads Mikkelsen to replace Depp in the 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise.  

Behind Warner Bros.’ Decision to Sever Ties With Johnny Depp

The call was prompted by a U.K. judge dismissing the actor’s defamation claims in a closely watched trial that pitted the actor against the publisher of The Sun after the British tabloid referred to Depp as a “wife-beater.”

‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Gets 2021 Release Date

Warner Bros. Pictures has set a Nov. 12, 2021 release date for the third Fantastic Beasts film as audiences return to J.K. Rowling's cinematic Wizarding World.

J.K. Rowling Defends Casting Johnny Depp in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel

"Conscience isn't governable by committee. Within the fictional world and outside it, we all have to do what we believe to be the right thing."

Jessica Williams Joins ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel

Brontis Jodorowsky has also been cast as the character Nicolas Flamel.

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Rounds Out Cast, Major Plot Details Revealed

The as-yet-untitled follow-up has started shooting in the U.K., with Jude Law among the new additions joining the wizarding world alongisde Eddie Redmayne and Johnny Depp.

‘Tramps’ Star Callum Turner in Talks to Join ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel

The 'Assassin's Creed' actor is in the running to play Newt Scamander's brother in the Warner Bros. sequel.

Oscars: Where the Crafts Guilds and the Academy Went in Different Directions

While the Visual Effects Society and the Oscars both rewarded 'The Jungle Book,' most of the other guilds and associations made choices that weren't seconded by the eventual Academy Award winners.

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Wins First Oscar for ‘Harry Potter’ Franchise

The original eight films earned a collective 12 nominations but always went home empty-handed.

Oscars: How ‘La La Land’ Re-created the Griffith Observatory

Production designers and set decorators behind contending films from 'Fantastic Beasts' to 'Arrival' dish on building sometimes otherworldly sets.