Fantastic Beasts 3 Is Set for 2021 Release

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The third installment of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts series will return, with Warner Bros. Pictures setting a November 12, 2021 release date.

The film is part of a five-film series, and production is expected to begin in spring of next year. “We all believe this release date will give the filmmakers time and space to allow their artistry to truly flourish and deliver the best possible film to our fans,” Toby Emmerich, chairman of the Warner Bros. Pictures Group, said in a statement.

“J.K. Rowling created an awe-inspiring universe that has captivated people of all ages, taking us on an extraordinary magical journey” said Ron Sander, president of worldwide theatrical distribution and home entertainment at Warner Bros. “Warner Bros. is so proud to be the cinematic home of the Wizarding World and is excited about the future of the Fantastic Beasts franchise.”

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Gindelwald, the second film in the Harry Potter spinoff, starred Eddie Redmayne and Johnny Depp.