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Unbelievable Beasts Three Received't Begin Manufacturing Due To Coronavirus

Fantastic Beasts 3 Won't Start Production Due To Coronavirus


Filming on Unbelievable Beasts 3 will not begin on time as a result of Coronavirus. The Harry Potter prequel collection began in 2016 with the discharge of Unbelievable Beasts and The place to Discover Them, which was adopted up by Unbelievable Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in 2018. Regardless of the collection being based mostly on a fictional textbook by J.Ok. Rowling, Warner Bros. has been kind of profitable at turning the quick e-book into a number of movies.

Because of the second movie within the trilogy receiving extra fan backlash than anticipated, Warner Bros. has slowed down the event of the third movie to verify Unbelievable Beasts can save the collection. J.Ok. Rowling confirmed as early as June 2018 that she had began writing the script for Unbelievable Beasts 3, however Rowling herself was a foremost a part of the movie’s criticism since she has tried to alter components of Harry Potter canon. Unbelievable Beasts 3‘s filming begin date, and consequently the discharge date, has been pushed again just a few instances, and it seems like the identical factor is occurring once more.

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In line with Deadline, Warner Bros. has delayed the beginning of manufacturing on Unbelievable Beasts due to the Coronavirus. This information comes simply days after it was introduced that Warner Bros. was nonetheless planning to start out manufacturing on Unbelievable Beasts 3 this week. That being mentioned, there is no phrase on when manufacturing might start or if this may have an effect on the movie’s launch date.

Due to the Coronavirus sweeping the world, Unbelievable Beasts 3 is solely the most recent movie that has been delayed. Over a dozen blockbusters’ launch dates have additionally been pushed again due to the virus, one of many first being No Time to Die. The subsequent Bond flick was delayed seven months and can now come out in November. Different large movies comparable to A Quiet Place Half II, Mulan, and Quick and Livid 9 have been delayed, the latter of which has been pushed again a whole yr. One in every of Warner Bros. different extremely anticipated movies, The Batman, has additionally halted manufacturing for 2 weeks, Like many different movies nonetheless in manufacturing, it stays unknown if The Batman‘s launch date shall be affected.

The success, or failure, of Unbelievable Beasts 3 shall be essential to the way forward for the franchise. The studio was initially planning on making 5 Unbelievable Beasts films, but when Unbelievable Beasts 3 performs just like the second movie, the collection might find yourself staying a trilogy. Whereas Warner Bros. has delayed manufacturing on Unbelievable Beasts 3, it offers them much more time to tweak any little particulars wanted earlier than filming begins. It is unknown how lengthy this delay will find yourself being, however Warner Bros. will probably shed some extra particulars on Unbelievable Beasts 3‘s delay within the coming weeks.

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Supply: Deadline