Eddie Redmayne compared the latest installment in the Fantastic Beasts franchise to George Clooney’s Ocean’s saga.
The actor appeared The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (April 6) to discuss the third film in the Harry Potter prequel series, The Secrets of Dumbledore.
“What I love about this movie is that it feels like some kind of wizard heist movie,” the actor explained. “It’s like Ocean’s Eleventakes place in a wizarding world.”
Fallon replied, “That’s a perfect way to sell it.”
Redmayne added that “Jude Law, who plays Dumbledore, is basically George Clooney, and I’m Brad Pitt.”
in the The Secrets Of Dumbledore, Dumbledore (Law), Newt Scamander (Redmayne) and company must foil Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen), who has rigged an election to make himself supreme leader of the wizarding world.
Mikkelsen takes the place of Johnny Depp as Grindelwald after Depp resigned last year at the request of Warner Bros after losing his libel case against him The sun.
While reviews for the third beasts Film were mixed, with critics across the board praising Mikkelsen’s charismatic performance, with some suggesting he’s a vastly superior villain for the franchise.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/eddie-redmayne-fantastic-beasts-brad-pitt-oceans-b2052839.html Eddie Redmayne draws an unlikely comparison between Fantastic Beasts and Ocean’s 11