Jude Law to play troubled young Dumbledore in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

April 12, 2017 By Jill Serjeant (Reuters) – British actor Jude Law has been cast to play a young version of Hogwarts’ venerable headmaster Albus Dumbledore, a key character in the second film of J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts” movie spinoff, Warner Bros. said on Wednesday. Law, 44, best known for his role as Dr. John Watson in the “Sherlock Holmes” action movies, will play Dumbledore decades before he became the beloved headmaster of Hogwarts, the school where Harry Potter and his friends learned to become wizards and fight dark forces…

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