It’s also optimistic news because Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander seemed to be somewhat sidelined after the first movie due to a slew of other characters being introduced into the franchise, including Jude Law’s younger iteration of Dumbledore. 2018’s Crimes of Grindelwald introduced some more complications, including complicated family ties for Ezra Miller’s Credence and fan-favorite Queenie picking the side of Grindelwald.