Celebrated actor of British origin, Jude Law, is all set to play
the character of young Albus Dumbledore, who would become the
venerable headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
in the later stage in the Harry Potter world.
Jude Law will portray the younger version of Professor
Dumbledore much ahead of Harry Potter timeline in the upcoming
sequel of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them based onJ K
David Yates is helming the direction of the movie, which is all
set to be released next year. JK Rowling has written the screenplay
of the Fantastic Beasts sequel, which has been set in a timeline 70
years earlier to Harry Potter world.
"We are thrilled to have Jude Law joining the 'Fantastic Beasts'
cast, playing a character so universally adored," said the
'president and chief-content-officer-of-Warner-Bros.-Pictures.'
The sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will bring
back its characters and will be played by Eddie Redmayne, Alison
Sudol, Katherine Waterston and Dan Fogler. The setting and location
of the film will be in Paris and England.
"Dumbledore fell in love with Grindelwald, and that added to his
horror when Grindelwald showed himself to be what he was. There are
lots to unpack in that relationship," said author J K Rowling.
"You will see Dumbledore as a younger man and quite a troubled
man. We'll see him at that formative period of his life," she added