The upcoming new sequel of “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” will feature the teen versions of the lead film characters like Albus Dumbledore, Newt Scamander and Gellert Grindelwald,according to a report.
According to the reports of aceshowbiz.com, “The production hose Warner Bros is currently looking for Young actors to portray the teenage version of Albus Dumbledore, Newt Scamander, Gellert Grindelwald, Leta Lestrange and a new character in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2”.”
Hunt for a young actor to play a new character named Sebastian in the movie is also carry on.
An announcement, shared by author J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore read, “An open casting call has gone out for three actors between the ages of 13 and 16 to play young versions of Newt, Leta, and another character called Sebastian.”
The announcement further read, “They are also looking for actors between 16 and 18 to portray both Gellert Grindelwald and Albus Dumbledore as teenagers. So, if you know any young acting hopefuls who know their Elder Wand-lore, or have a penchant for Sherbert Lemons, now is the time to let them know.”
While the production house is searching out the new faces for the young versions,the adult versions of Newt, Grindelwald and Leta are all set to be played by Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp and Zoe Kravitz respectively in the franchise. Jude law will portray Dumbledore.
With its story reportedly being set in London and Paris, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2” is presently in pre-production. The movie is set to be released in 2018.