'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' trivia and fun facts
Young Grindelwald This movie features the first time in 'Beasts' franchise that actors from the 'Harry Potter' movies have reprised their roles: Jamie Campbell Bower as Young Grindelwald and Toby Regbo as Young Dumbledore; both briefly appeared in 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1'
Almost 20 Years Filmed almost entirely at Leavesden's Warner Studios (located in western Hertfordshire County, about 30 kilometers from London), which has been home to the wizarding world for almost twenty years.
Nagini The role of Nagini was previously offered to Indonesian actress, Acha Septriasa as J.K. Rowling stated that the character was inspired by folklore from Indonesia. She turned down the offer because of pregnancy.
Almost Brothers Coincidentally, Callum Turner and Eddie Redmayne (who play brothers) grew up less than 300 feet from each other. They hit many milestones in the same places, and learned to swim in the same pool.
Older Brother? Although Theseus is the older brother of Newt, Eddie Redmayne, who played Newt, is 8 years older than Callum Turner who portrayed his brother Theseus in the film.
Over 30 Years Costume designer Colleen Atwood has been dressing Johnny Depp for all kinds of characters for over 30 years.
Top Secret Because the script was top secret, the characters had code names for members of the film crew.
Four Grindelwalds Gellert Grindelwald has now been played by four actors: Colin Farrell, Johnny Depp, Jamie Campbell Bower and Michael Byrne.