Listen up, Harry Potter fans. For months we’ve been learning to live with the fact that ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is not a prequel. Now the sneaky filmmakers have fessed up, saying that some existing Harry Potter characters will be crossing into JK Rowling’s new wizarding world. First came news that Grindelwald, the powerful dark wizard who rose to power before Voldemort, will be played by Johnny Depp. Now we hear that Hogwarts headmaster Dumbledore will also be making an appearance in the second movie.
Dumbledore and ten other Harry Potter characters who could appear in ‘Fantastic Beasts’
JK Rowling's new film 'Fantastic Beasts' might just feature a whole host of familiar faces from the Harry Potter franchise
Harry Potter characters who could appear in 'Fantastic Beasts'
3. Henry Potter
4. Arcturus Black II
See where we’re going with this? We won’t see Ron… but Arcturus Black, ancestor of Sirius Black and Arthur Weasley’s maternal grandfather, was most certainly around in the 1920s, so you never know.
5. Bathilda Bagshot
6. Garrick Ollivander
7. Nicholas Flamel
8. Tom Riddle
He was only born on December 31 1926, the year ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is set, so he’s unlikely to play a large part in the drama, but, you never know, baby Voldemort could get a mention. His dad, also called Tom Riddle, could make a cameo appearance too.
9. Elphias Dodge
10. Aunt Muriel
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