Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald to have its world premiere in Paris

Newt Scamander examines Paris postcard in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Newt Scamander examines Paris postcard in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Image from Warner Bros.

Today, we can announce that the second Fantastic Beasts film will be having its world premiere in Paris on 8 November. Très bien!

On 8 November, the hotly anticipated Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be premiering in Paris, with 10,000 fans invited to take part in the global launch, via satellite, in cinemas all across France. And don’t worry if you’re not based in France – a live-stream of the red carpet will also be available for everyone to enjoy all around the world.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald / Warner Bros.

The star-studded affair, which is set to include the main Fantastic Beasts cast and the makers behind the film, comes to Paris this year to celebrate the film itself being set in France’s magical capital.

Director David Yates was ‘thrilled’ to bring the world premiere of his new film to the City of Light.

‘Paris has given us an extraordinary backdrop for our film,’ he said. ‘So we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to acknowledge its unique beauty, character and ambiance – and the legendary passion of French Wizarding World fans – by celebrating our world premiere in this magical city.’

The Paris premiere for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be coming to the UGC Ciné Cité Bercy, along with participating cinemas throughout France, on 8 November.

Oh, and don’t worry if you’re based in the UK. The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald premiere will follow in Leicester Square on 13 November – before being released worldwide 16 November.

Fill up your calendar! It’s going to be a beast-filled month.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald comes to cinemas worldwide 16 November.