The Crimes Of Grindelwald : Characters

Its that time again where we upload a new post, and boy have I got big news today!

I was trawling through the interwebs to try and find information on the latest installment of the fantastic beasts series and, while we do have a year to wait for the movie to be released, IMDb has not let us down, yet again.

With that, I present: 

THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD : CHARACTERS AND ACTORS!

 

It probably comes as no big surprise that Eddie Redmayne is playing Newt Scamander, as he has done and will be doing for the entire series… Hopefully. He is a really good choice of character for Newt and I’m sure he will go down in Harry Potter fandom for his role in this movie. But reader… remember his success is solely due to his reaction to the Niffler.

 

In this movie, its little surprise that we see the return of the infamous sisters, Tina and Queenie Goldstein played by Katherine Waterston and Alison Sudol respectively, the same as last time. I’m sure we will all find it interesting to see how their role changes in this new installment.

 

It seems like decades ago when we first heard those words “Theseus Scamander, The war hero?” being uttered and I’m sure that you, like me, have been waiting for the grand reveal of this character and a spin off (SAVING PRIVATE NEWT)… Yep. Well. Here he is, Callum Turner in all of his glory

 

 

Very interestingly, Credence, the flash or Ezra Miller (The Obscurial) returns in this movie. Although his role is largely unknown, I’m sure that you’re as interested as me in his role in this movie. Is he simply there for a flashback or could we see a dramatic return? All will be answered on the 18/11/17. I can’t wait that long!

 

 

And what would the “The crimes of grindelwald” be without grindelwald, portrayed by the man the myth the legend… Johnny Depp (He’s just a man… not a myth or legend… sorry for confusion). Yeah well he’s back and I can’t wait to see how he shows his character, I mean he had less than 1 minute screen time and, I think I speak for all NifflerNerds when I say… WOW. I HATE HIM SO MUCH… Good performance , seriously though.

 

Honorable mentions

Well I don’t have the time or effort or server storage… (Donate somehow plz <- jokes) … As I was saying, I’m gonna show a few more characters and make a brief prediction of the plot. Oh and sorry for the lack of Nifflers in this post so:

There you go. Now…

FRENCH MINISTER OF MAGIC – Sean White (I don’t know him either… Can’t wait to see his performance)

Nicolas Flamel – Brontis Jodorowsky (OH BOI – THINGS ARE HEATING UP HERE…)

Abernathy – Yep. That guy that was only used once to show Queenies “innocence”

Madame Picquery – Her royal magicness, ruler of straight lines (Carmen Ejogo)

Jacob Kowalski – No surprises here (#anamericaninparis?) Dan Fogler

Chef – Jason Redshaw

Sailor- Ryan Hannaford

AND LAST OF ALL… MY FAVOURITE:

Muggle – Bernardo Santos

 

Predictions

Whats going to happen? Nobody knows but i reckon i have a pretty good guess. My concept is that, as I write, we are only one year into production. Therefore, the lists only represent the cast from the early movie. The reason I mentioned the Chef and Sailor is because in the first movie, little to no attention was placed on the boat, mainly at passport control. I believe that this will change as, after all, what could possibly be a better place to ambush Newt than in the middle of the Atlantic ocean? Why else would there be a sailor in the credits. Why else would be see Tina again than if she were to save Newt on the ship as an aurora. Well. It’s just a guess. Obviously as more material is released there will be updates to the PREDICTION.

But that’s all from me. 

All the best.

Ethan. 

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. NO. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM @nifflerfanclub. DO IT. RIGHT NOW. Please. We’re lonely…

 

The life of our website

You know the drill; every now and then we do a slightly more serious post considering you guys and the current life of the website. This time we are asking for suggestions. More specifically comments considering the appearance of the website. Please tell us what you want us to do to the website in order to make it better for you guys. That is what we are built on. The fan base are loyal to us and we are even more loyal to the fan base (well, we try to be. But that’s near impossible 😉 ). You may have noticed that we added social media buttons to the sidebar- more specifically Twitter and Facebook. That was because of you guys commenting and asking for it. So we did it. Like I said on Twitter- any suggestions would be welcomed with open arms. Until next time……

OOOOOHHHHH, and btdubs please try not to suggest anything that will (if we do it) get us sued by the money sucking co-operation that is Warner Bros.®. Thanks. Much appreciated. We don’t like getting sued.

 

FBaWTFT2 news

Ok, so first thing first; we really need to get a better abbreviation for the new FB film than FBaWTFT2 (Like, really, REALLY, REALLY need one) because that just looks straight up dumb. Try saying it I’ll put it in phonetically for you: *clears throat* Fuh-Buh-Ah-Wuh-Tuh-Fuh-Tuh-To. Yeah. That. Please think of something and comment that would be muchos appreciated. Thanks.

The reason I made this post was not to rant about how hard it is to pronounce whatever that……..THING is- however entertaining that might be; I did it because there had been some new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 ® news. And the reason I didn’t just update the FBAWTFT2 post like you want me to and yes, I know that you’re thinking that this post is a waste of time but here’s why I did it here:- we have the name of two new actors who will be in the film. Not characters. ACTORS.

Now you can see why I posted it here – and if you still haven’t caught on to why – 1) PAY ATTENTION. 2) Learn to extrapolate from incomplete data (yes, exactly like the joke). 3) It’s cos it’s a very small piece of info so it really isn’t update worthy.

The 2 new actors that have been announced are Jessica Williams and Fiona Glascott and there is actually one more but we know who HE is going to play so that will be over on the page subject to updates 😏😅😉.

So we know that these are going to be two female characters (AND FOR GOODNESS SAKE DON’T JUST ASSUME BECAUSE WE ARE MAKING THE POINT THAT THEY ARE BOTH FEMALE AND CAPITALISED THE WORD ‘He’ MEANS WE ARE AGAINST WOMEN IN THIS FILM IN ANY WAY WHATSOEVER – Just to get that cleared up. Now that’s over – back to the post..) So I’m guessing we might just have to wait and see; I’ll keep you guys posted (quite literally) as it goes along. Until then, PEACE!

P.S- Clue to male characters’ role- in a certain film a certain someone reads a certain book about a certain person who died on their 666th birthday…. 🍰

Sorry, sorry a million times sorry

Ok. Let’s get something cleared up. We have not been uploading much and we told you we would try more. But honestly, we are under quite a bit of pressure at the moment and we can’t make many posts so we are sorry for everything going on. So, in awe of all of this…… get ready for a post in around 20 mins. Just wait up….. tanks (mis-spell intended).

(Sorry)

HARRY POTTER vs FANTASTIC BEASTS

Hey guys,
This is sounding a bit repetitive now but we are really sorry about the amount of time between uploads. Hopefully it will get better and yes, Harry potter studio tour review PT.2 is coming soon(er or later).

However I think this would be a good time at ACTUALLY do: HARRY POTTER vs FANTASTIC BEASTS


SCREENPLAY:
The script makes up most of the movies, nearly everything that happens relies on a story. And I means there is the ever so tiny issue of the Harry Potter™ Series having 7 full stories, most of them with A LOT of pages and a very thick spine and Fantastic Beasts™ being based off of a MADE UP TEXTBOOK PUBLISHED FOR CHARITY WHERE THE SPINE IS LIKE A PINKY FINGER WIDE. Yeah. However as I’m sure you will agree, the Harry potter™ film series has a much better story-line, just remember that the Fantastic Beasts story-line is still like a little baby Niffler (assuming a little bit here…) when it still can’t rob banks and sniff gold out from a mile away, but it WILL grow and become a Niffler that can rob Swiss banks and sniff gold out from several miles away… Eh…

Harry Potter  1   |   Fantastic Beasts  0


Visual Effects
This is a tough category. We see how Harry Potter™ grows in effects over 10 years of producing. Its also worth a mention that we can all agree that some scenes with Dobby in the second film are half decent (Considering it was filmed in 2002). However Fantastic Beasts™ is pure movie magic. In that movie, it’s hard to tell real from fake. I mean just look at this: (HP philosopher stone wand scene) compared to this (FB scene). However Harry Potter™ has very little use for VFX, generally using massive budgets to make it in real life (anamatronics). So … 

Harry Potter  1   |   Fantastic Beasts  1


Giant Snakes

The fact that this is a category surprises many people… Let’s see, Basilisk vs Occamy. Um… The Occamy from Fantastic Beasts™ can fly and it’s cyshfhdjdn (insert) with, as Newt explains, means that it shrinks and/or grows to fill the available space, and it can fly. IT FLIPPIN’ FLIES. Their eggshells are made of silver and they learn to defend themselves early because poachers raid Occamy nests. It feeds on insects (as far as we know) and has a sharp beak even though it’s pretty much a snake. The small baby Occamy’s are cute, but not as cute as a Niffler… Obviously. The basilisk is DEFINITELY a snake. It has deadly poison teeth and on point hearing and it feeds on rats and mice and anything else in the chamber of secrets // the sewers (clearly Salazar Slytherin needs a better estate agent). It is killed by roosters cries and somehow can fit through pipes in a matter of seconds. Oh yeah, look at it’s eyes and you’ll die, unless it’s a reflection then you’ll be petrified for like an ENTIRE YEAR. Sheesh, you’d think st.Mungos or at least the potions supply cupboard would have some mandrakes lying around. So… I guess it’s a win for Fantastic Beasts? 

Harry Potter  1   |   Fantastic Beasts  2


Nifflers

Harry Potter  1   |   Fantastic Beasts  3


Villans

Well this is another tough one as, I guess, in Fantastic Beasts™ there is Grindelwald and in Harry Potter™ there is like 4 reincarnations of Voldemort but we haven’t really seen enough of Fantastic Beasts™ to to judge this fairly. It’s a close call, I mean Newt literally says, “I’m not one of Grindelwald’s fanatics” and gets the death sentence. But then again I doubt that there is one death eater that hasn’t been tortured by Voldemort, who seems to show delight in torturing and/or killing people which is grim. I guess 

Harry Potter  2   |   Fantastic Beasts  3


Conclusion

Well as you can see it’s pretty tight with 1 point difference. But it’s very hard to pick a winner. It’s safe to say (refering to the Niffler concept in paragraph 3) that Fantastic Beasts™ is simply not as developed as Harry Potter™ but with such a fantastic (eh.. eh..) first film from Fantastic Beasts™ (ITS ON MY TYPING SUGGESTIONS NOW *adjusts tie and clears throat* ) I think that whilst Harry potter™ just has the edge as a series, going of just the one film of Fantastic Beasts™ I think it’s safe to stay with the old conclusion and it’s a win for Fantastic Beasts™ and as a forefeit Harry Potter loses the ™ sign (don’t you “I’m gonna call the lawyers” on me… seriously though.. don’t*.) … So, what did you think? We’d love to know in the discussion section below and as new films are being made and released, will the opinion change?

By the way we’ve actually taken the ® symbol away now. It’s so oversized. So now we are just using good old ™ as it’s a lot smaller and looks more stylish. So it’s now just a normal trademark not registered one. Deal with it.

*Also if J.K Rowling is reading this- we respect all you do and all but we just cba to get a giant registered trademark symbol everytime that makes the post look…well…a bit dumb. Thanks for your cooperation 😀

Niffler spin-off series rumours (and no we are NOT joking)

As you all know we are a fan site about Nifflers and this morning I was scrolling through Twitter and I discovered something that would be very improper to not upload to the site. So here it is. LET’S GET TO IT

What I discovered on the Pottermore® Twitter page made my face light up with excitement. An article. On the Pottermore ® website titled ‘Why the Niffler should have his own spin-off series’ and I clicked on that beast of a link (which you can find right here) and I read it and read it and read it and read it and read it and the whole time I was thinking to myself ‘WHERE THE HECK IS THE FLIPPIN’ PETITION FOR THIS?’

I really enjoyed this article and I am very happy that the people who work with the extended universe of Harry Potter have finally realised the extreme response to the Niffler.

I don’t know if this might be a bit of a hint hint to something that might be in production but I guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

We’re modern now!!

Hey guys it’s now the truth that we have Social Media!!!!! So follow our Twitter account. Also, is ya feel like it follow our Facebook page have fun!!!! This also means that you 21st Century people have an excuse to go on Social media while looking at our website so you don’t have to speed read our pages anymore because you desperately want to check your Twitter/Facebook and yes all you fancy people with your Android 7.0 and iPhone 6+ and up split screens (as long as the iPhone is iPhone{x}+) must be rolling your eyes right now saying to yourselves “but I can already do that anyways! Why is he bothering with this post?” Well mister whoever you are i’ll tell you exactly why I am bothering with this post. It’s because not all of us have fancy-shmansey split-screen enabled phones! Sorry for ranting but I just knew a few people would be saying that. Ooh, by the way a little note- All links will open in a new tab.

What’s going on…..

Ok everybody, we AGAIN have not uploaded for like two months and I don’t really have an excuse for that. Yes I could say that we are on Summer Holiday but that’s just gonna wear out after a while.

We will try to still provide informative and fun articles that don’t make you want to fall asleep. Even if we have to just upload a random post now and then that makes no sense we will definitely be uploading more stuff when it gets closer to the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 ® (my goodness we Really REALLY HONESTLY MUST GET THE LICENSING FOR THAT. SERIOUSLY MY PHONE HAS THE ® SYMBOL ON PREDICTIVE. FLIPPIN’ ‘ECK) until then we will keep on updating the FB2 post. Anyways thanks for staying with us and thanks for taking our excuses and our crap 👊 👍 🙂 

So…..uuuuuummmmm……Uuuuuuuhhhh…..Yeah…..See you later…….

2 MONTHS!

Hey guys,
I am very sorry for being inactive over the past month which reminds me…

2 MONTHS!!!!

Yes! I should have uploaded this about a week ago (“NO, SHUT IT. DON’T EVEN GO THERE”) um… 

As I was saying, for two months now we have been uploading posts and we have had SO much support from you guys! It means so much to us and we hope you enjoy this website. We would really value your feedback so go to that comment section down below and tell us EVERYTHING ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓ we love making this website awesome for you.

Ethan

The Niffler plush……

Ok, so the Niffler plush toy has finally been released and it’s so amazing and fantastic how AWFUL, TERRIBLE, ATROCIOUS WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT EXCUSE FOR A STUFFED NIFFLER IT IS. IT IS AS UGLY AS A MERTLAP WHEN SHE HAS MEASLES. JUST LOOK AT IT.

Atrocious Niffler Plush

WHAT THE HECK IS THAT? How could they? We have been waiting for this ever since the movie came out and they give us this. If you want me to attach a link to this article to buy it later on but I won’t right now. 

So just to go off topic quickly; sorry for not posting pretty much this entire month. We have been extremely busy and we have not been able to post much. Thanks for staying with us and not going anywhere else. We will post much more in June, July and August because we will have a Niffler load of free time 😉 😉 🙂 . 

Back on topic-we are not at all happy with the outcome of this plush. If I got this I would plush it down the toilet. See what I did there? Eh? Eh? Eh? XD. Ok, so like I said, we will put it on if you want to buy it but you know, not right now. For obvious reasons.

It looks like it was made by a 4 year old who has seen the Niffler once for about 5 seconds. We saw it and thought ‘we have to rant about this’ and we think that it deserves a rant. The Niffler has a certain glory to it. This glory has been abolished, destroyed, incinerated what ever you may call it. But we don’t like it. 

In the mean time-here is a picture of a proper Niffler in all of his glory.

Actual Niffler in all glory

Aaaaaaaaaaaaw! I just noticed how compressed that picture looks/becomes on some platforms. But I think you can guess what the picture is. It is adorable.