On the occasion of the promotion of “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”, Eddie Redmayne gave a funny comparison. The actor promises us a heist film like “Ocean’s Eleven”!
The fight is coming for Fantastic Beasts 3
Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets is set to hit theaters around the world. Highly anticipated, the film will notably see the confrontation between Dumbledore (Jude Law) and the terrible Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen). An enemy of the famous director of Hogwarts who was his friend before, and even more so as revealed by an extract from the feature film (and JK Rowling years before).
In this fight to prevent the Tiraria of Grindelwald, Dumbledore will obviously be accompanied by Norbert Dragonneau and characters introduced in previous films, such as Jacob or Thésée Dragonneau.
Eddie Redmayne, the magical version of Brad Pitt
A few days before the release of this third part of the saga Fantastic Beasts, the promotion of the film intensified. The opportunity for Eddie Redmayne, the interpreter of Dragonneau, to visit Jimmy Fallon on his famous Tonight Show. Asked about this new film, the actor gave himself up to a surprising comparison. For him, Fantastic Beasts 3 would be a kind of “Ocean’s Eleven in a world of magicians“. A heist film, therefore, with added magic.
As a reminder, in Steven Soderbergh’s 2002 film, George Clooney and Brad Pitt assemble a team to rob the biggest casinos in Las Vegas. Precisely, Eddie Redmayne sees in Dumbledore’s version Jude Law as a kind of George Clooney. And concerning him, he would simply be the equivalent of Brad Pitt he says, not without a certain touch of humor (see video below from 8min52).
A good way in any case to make you want to go and discover Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets. The film will be released on French screens on April 13, 2022. In the meantime, you can discover the first American opinions here.