Warner Bros. Pictures’ Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, the newest adventure in the Wizarding World created by J.K. Rowling, is set to premiere Wednesday, June 1 first on HBO GO.
In addition, the exciting documentary Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History, which sees Stephen Fry exploring the inspirations behind some of the Wizarding World’s magical creatures, will also debut on the same day on HBO GO.
In Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches, and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers.
The film features an ensemble cast, including Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything), two-time Oscar nominee Jude Law (Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr. Ripley), Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, William Nadylam, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, Victoria Yeates, Poppy Corby-Tuech, Fiona Glascott, Katherine Waterston, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Richard Coyle, Oliver Masucci, Valerie Pachner, and Mads Mikkelsen. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore was directed by David Yates, from a screenplay by J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves, based upon a screenplay by Rowling.