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Should we be worried about the future of Fantastic Beasts? Harry Potter Outings. The Beast: The Crimes of Grindelwald has not quite received the magical reception. The sequel has the unwanted record of being the worst- reviewed movie in the series and by some distance too. Crimes of Grindelwald currently languishes at 40% on Rotten Tomatoes with every other Potter movie rated fresh, and even the first Fantastic Beasts at Advertisement – Continue Reading Below It's fared a bit better with audiences giving it a 66% rating, but that's still the lowest audience rating of the series and it's translated. into weaker box office than expected. After two weekends, Crimes of Grindelwald stands at almost $ 440 million worldwide and is likely to end as the lowest-grossing movie in the franchise to date. The response has led some to worry about the future of the Fantastic Beasts franchise, but we're here to tell you that there's probably nothing to worry about at all. (19459003) Expecto patronum! ) When it comes to Crimes of Grindelwald the most common complaint is that the movie really feels like it's got one eye future of Fantastic Beasts . It's largely a two-hour set-up for Fantastic Beasts 3 and beyond, which has frustrated fans and critics alike, although it should not be too much of a surprise. JK Rowling confirmed back in 2016 before the release of the first movie that the planned trilogy had evolved into a five-movie series. “We said a trilogy as a child of placeholder, because we knew there would be more than one movie.” I have now done the plotting properly and we're pretty sure it's going to be five movies, “she revealed in a fan live stream. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Avengers: Age of Ultron So far, it's always going to be an overarching narrative to the series, and one of the movies would probably play the role of scene-setter. did for Marvel Phase 3. Given the canon-shattering reveal at the end of the sequel though, Harry Potter fans will be back for Fantastic Beasts 3 in November 2020 to find out how Rowling plans to explain it all. ©

November 27, 2018 Entertainment 1 Views Warner Bros. Fantastic Release 4 and 5 it would take a drastic decline in…

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Fantastic Release 4 and 5 it would take a drastic decline in the third movie for Warner Bros not to make them. Harry Potter has been one of the studio’s most consistent earners and even if Crimes of Grindelwald is the lowest-grossing of the series, it’s still likely to make at least $ 600 million worldwide. 19659002] Harry Potter Movies ended up around, but it’s not exactly a box office flop. but even Star Wars has struggled to make much of an impact at the Chinese box office.

Should Fantastic Beasts 3 suffer from similar complaints and act as yet another set-up movie, then even the most ardent Harry Potter Fan might find their patience wearing a bit thin. However, Crimes of Grindelwald feels like the necessary stepping stone for bigger things ahead and Warner Bros is not going to give up on the Wizarding World just yet.

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So do not go believing any scaremongering that Crimes of Grindelwald could signal a Dark Universe-esque collapse.

After all, Harry Potter rebounded from the $ 796.7 million ‘low’ of Prisoner of Azkaban with an $ 896.9 million haul for Goblet of Fire – and there’s nothing to suggest that Fantastic Beasts 3 could not enjoy a similar bump.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is out now.

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