Ever since Fantastic Beasts hit cinemas last week and the news broke that the series was going to be 5 (yep, 5!) whole movies long we’ve been pretty nervy about who’ll be taking centre stage.
Will we still be seeing Newt and our new faves? Or will be seeing far more of Johnny Depp on screen than anybody wants? J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter today to set us all straight:
Rejoice, Potterheads! Here’s 100% confirmation we can continue to fangirl over Eddie Redmayne for many years to come:
@jk_rowling please tell us newt is still main character in the next movies
— sharon (@S_Dalmarzabal) November 24, 2016
Of course. https://t.co/jrlgbFxI96
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) November 24, 2016
With the casting of Grindlewald and confirmation young Dumbledore will be part of the movie magic we were a little bit scared the plot would stray from our fave Hufflepuff. One movie in and we’re already in love with Newt TBH. We never want to say goodbye.
What else do fans want from the Fantastic Beasts sequels? Here’s a few fans’ wishlist:
@jk_rowling James McAvoy as young Albus please
— Jacko (@ezrasfIash) November 24, 2016
can't wait then. I want to know if there's any connection between Ariana & the Obscurus. If she influenced Grindelwald's plans 😅
— From Natalia Wi, With Love ♄ ♆ ☿ ♃ (@nattywiki) November 21, 2016
@jk_rowling will Queenie the Queen come back in the second film?
— maryam (@elliotfintry) November 21, 2016
@jk_rowling when will we see the famous duel between grindelwald and dumbledore? just curious
— ethan (@swimethan) November 21, 2016
What would you like to see in the next films? Let us know in the comments down below.
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