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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Eddie Redmayne to Receive Zurich Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Honor

The 2022 Zurich Film Festival is honoring Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne with its Golden Eye award for lifetime acheivement. The British actor will receive the honor in person in Zurich on September 25 ahead of the European premiere of Tobias Lindholm’s The Good Nurse. Redmayne stars in the Netflix thriller, alongside Jessica Chastain, as […]

Where to Watch ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Online

The third film in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter spinoff franchise will be available starting May 30 exclusively on HBO Max.

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ to Stream on HBO Max on May 30

The attempted takedown of the most powerful dangerous dark wizard will soon be available to stream on HBO Max. Warner Bros. Pictures’ Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is set to debut on the streaming service on May 30, it was announced Monday. The film — which marks the third installment in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff franchise — details […]

Box Office: ‘Bad Guys’ Stays No. 1 as ‘Memory’ Fails Liam Neeson

Think of it as the lull before the storm. Family products led a quiet weekend at the box office as most moviegoers await the release of Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on May 6. Universal and DreamWorks Animation’s The Bad Guys fell a scant 33 percent to stay at No. 1 in […]

‘The Bad Guys,’ ‘Sonic 2’ Bury ‘Fantastic Beasts’ at Weekend Box Office

In more good news for the family box office, DreamWorks Animation and Universal’s The Bad Guys easily won the weekend with an estimated $24 million, more than enough to topple Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, according to Comscore. Bad Guys, an action-comedy about a wickedly smart group of crooked animals, has already earned $63 […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ Can’t Find Magic With $43M Box Office Bow

Warner Bros.’ Wizarding World is in trouble on the movie side. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore opened to a tepid $43 million at the domestic box office over Easter weekend after earning $20.1 million Friday, including $6 million in Thursday previews. It is faring better overseas, where it earned another $71 million for a […]

Mads Mikkelsen on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Casting Chaos, Johnny Depp, JK Rowling and ‘Indy 5’

Mads Mikkelsen has a not-so-secret weapon when it comes to playing villains, of which he has portrayed many. So many, in fact, that Mikkelsen has been six different characters that had a problem with their eyes. Intriguing bad guys, it seems, require an ophthalmologic trauma — whether it’s his Bond villain Le Chiffre weeping blood […]

Warner Bros. Removes ‘Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore’ Dialogue About Gay Relationship for China

Warner Bros. confirmed it has removed some dialogue from Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore to appease the Chinese government. The studio has taken out clear references to Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) and Gellert Grindelwald’s (Mads Mikkelsen) romantic past. The lines “I was in love with you” and “the summer Gellert and I fell in […]

China Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Opens to $10M Amid Mass Cinema Shutdowns

Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore cruised to an easy win during its opening weekend in China, but the prize was smaller than usual. The Harry Potter spinoff sequel earned just $9.7 million, according to data from Artisan Gateway. Thanks to ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks, an estimated 54 percent of China’s cinemas are currently […]

Box Office: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ Booms With $72M Bow, ‘Ambulance’ DOA

Boom! Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 opened to a huge $72.1 million in a major boost for the domestic box office revival, and particularly for the family market. The PG-rated pic came in well ahead of expectations, starting off when earning $26.5 million from 4,234 theaters Friday. Paramount’s initial weekend estimate was $71 million for […]

Eddie Redmayne Explains Why His ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Role Is Similar to Brad Pitt’s in ‘Ocean’s’ Movies

The newest Fantastic Beasts movie certainly isn’t set in Las Vegas, but it still gives Eddie Redmayne Ocean’s Eleven vibes. Redmayne appeared on The Tonight Show on Wednesday, where he promoted his role as Newt Scamander in the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. During the visit, host Jimmy Fallon asked him about […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’: Film Review

In the third installment of the Wizarding World franchise, Newt Scamander and his friends try to stop Grindelwald from attaining power.