Jude Law is the New Albus Dumbledore for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel

Jude Law is following in the footsteps of Richard Harris & Sir Michael Gambon who have previously played Dumbledore

Any guesses who’s going to be JK Rowling’s new Albus Dumbledore? The Oscar and Academy award-nominated actor Jude Law will be playing the role in the Harry Potter spin off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them sequel.

In a statement, Director David Yates said, "Jude Law is a phenomenally talented actor whose work I've long admired and I'm looking forward to finally having the opportunity to work with him.” Following in the footsteps of Richard Harris and Sir Michael Gambon, who have previously played Dumbledore on screen, Jude Law is the new member in the wizarding world family.

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The film is expected to be released in November 2018.

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