The low-grossing ‘Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secret’, the third installment in the series, could lead to the cancellation of its sequels.
Warner Bros. is quite expensive Harry Potter spin-off The situation he encounters with the series Fantastic Beasts, unfortunately, does not have a fantastic side. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” starring Eddie Redmayne in 2016. “Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets”, the third movie in the series that started with “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” in 2018, was released in April.
The lowest-opening film in the series made just $3.9 million worldwide last weekend, bringing its total gross to $376 million. The film, which is currently in the majority of the international movie market, will hit theaters in three smaller regions on May 26 and will struggle to break the $400 million mark at the global box office.
It is eagerly awaited whether “Dumbledore’s Secrets”, which earned $ 90 million at the US box office in its one-month vision journey, will exceed the $ 100 million mark. However, the situation does not look very bright. The first Fantastic Beasts movie earned $814 million worldwide, while the second movie ended its box office journey with $654 million.
The Fantastic Beasts series has long been Warner Bros. It’s a problem for the franchise, and the performance of this movie could spell the end of a streak struggling to hold on. Reactions to both writer JK Rowling and Johnny Depp have contributed to the decline of fans’ interest in the series. Johnny Depp, who came to the fore with the domestic violence allegations of his ex-wife Amber Heard, was asked to leave the series and the role of Grindelwald was given to Mads Mikkelsen instead. Mikkelsen made her debut in “The Secrets of Dumbledore” and starred alongside Jude Law, who played Dumbledore. In addition, the frequent arrests of Ezra Miller, who is in the main cast of the series, for violence also caused the fans to stay away from the series.
In this case Warner BrosIt is said that ‘s may cancel the series, which is expected to reach 5 films in total. There has been no official statement from the studio yet, but the announcement about the future of the series is expected to be made soon.