Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Jude Law will play Albus Dumbledore in the Fantastic Beasts sequels

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Jude Law confirmed to play Albus Dumbledore. Law will portray Dumbledore long before he became the 
Headmaster at Hogwarts, when he was still serving as the wizarding school’s Transfiguration professor. (Wrap)
“Jude Law is a phenomenally talented actor whose work I have long admired, and I’m looking forward to finally having the opportunity to work with him,” Yates said. “I know he will brilliantly capture all the unexpected facets 
of Albus Dumbledore as J.K. Rowling reveals this very different time in his life.” (Variety)
“As fans ourselves, we are thrilled to have Jude Law joining the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ cast, playing a character so universally adored,” Toby Emmerich, president and chief content officer of Warner Bros. Pictures, said. “Jude has been a member of the Warner Bros. family for years and we’re excited to embark on this new adventure with him.”

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"Dumbledore fell in love with Grindelwald, and that added to his horror when Grindelwald showed 
himself to be what he was." Rowling has said. In the sequel, “you will see Dumbledore as a younger 
man and quite a troubled man. We’ll see him at that formative period of his life." (via THR)

"[I’m] excited by the whole prospect…curious, excited…I think all good jobs have an element of fear
amongst them. You know, because you obviously want to do well by it. You want to please everyone.
You want to please people, and you want to please yourself." - Jude Law in a BBC interview (via)

Updated on 27th April 2017

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