Friday, February 5, 2021

'Covid-19' Stops "Fantastic Beasts 3"

"Fantastic Beasts 3", the fantasy feature sequel to "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald", directed by David Yates from a screenplay and story by J. K. Rowling, has stopped studio production in the UK after a "...a team member tested positive for 'Covid-19':

According to Warners, "...a team member from 'Fantastic Beasts 3' has tested positive for 'COVID-19'. The diagnosis was confirmed as a result of required and ongoing testing that all production employees receive, and the team member is currently in isolation. Out of an abundance of caution, 'Fantastic Beasts 3' paused production and will be back up in accordance with safety guidelines...."

In "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald":

" an effort to thwart the plans of 'Grindelwald' to raise pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, 'Albus Dumbledore' enlists his former student 'Newt Scamander', who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world..."

"Fantastic Beasts 3", stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Callum Turner, William Nadylam, Kevin Guthrie, Poppy Corby-Tuech, Jessica Williams, Victoria Yeates, Jude Law and Mads Mikkelsen, targeting a July 15, 2022 theatrical release.

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