The One Harry Potter Character Eddie Redmayne Wants to See in Fantastic Beasts 3

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Eddie Redmayne should be proud of the work he and his co-stars put into the soon-to-be released Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Redmayne was so dedicated to the role, in fact, that he ended up suffering an on-set "wand" injury.

But no matter how proud he may be of the second installment of Fantastic Beasts, he's still anxious to see the series grow over the next three movies—and is particularly excited about the prospect of seeing more beloved Harry Potter characters join the cast.

In a recent conversation with CinemaBlend, Redmayne admitted that Hagrid—a beloved character in the original Harry Potter book and movie series—would be his personal choice for a character to appear in the sequels.

"I'm secretly hoping that at some wonderful point, maybe if I say it enough times to J.K. Rowling, like a little mini Hagrid might arrive," the Oscar-winning actor said.

Redmayne is not the only member of the Fantastic Beasts cast in favor of seeing "mini Hagrid" appear in the future. Katherine Waterston, who plays Tina Goldstein, is also supportive of the idea. "In the timeline, he could be a kid ... I think it could work!" she said.

Based on the Fantastic Beasts timeline at the moment, it would be impossible to include Hagrid, as he was born later than where the films are currently at. But, that doesn't mean Rowling couldn't come up with a way to include Hagrid in the future. After all, Minerva McGonagall is ​reportedly in the new film, although she isn't technically supposed to be born yet.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will hit theaters on November 16.

The Office Star Angela Kinsey Would Love to Do a Reunion Special

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Whenever a classic TV show is brought back for a revival, it usually splits the fanbase in half. While some people are happy to see their favorite characters return, others are worried about the series coming back in lackluster fashion. And when it comes to the idea of a potential reboot of The Office, the series' cast is just as split.

Steve Carell has been very public about not wanting NBC to bring the show back, but Angela Kinsey is siding with co-stars John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, and Ellie Kemper about welcoming a potential return to Scranton. The 48-year-old actress, who portrayed Angela Martin on the series, recently spoke with PopCulture.com, confirming she’d love to revisit the show.

"I would definitely be up for a reunion," Kinsey said. "I know a few cast members have talked about a special reunion episode to see where everyone is at. I would love that!"

Although many are torn on the idea of bringing The Office back, most fans would certainly be curious enoug to tune in and see what's going on with the Dunder Mifflin crew. Kinsey is no exception, saying, “I would love to know where these people are! I loved the show, I still love the show. I think it really holds up. I'm so thrilled that new audiences are finding it, so I would love that!"

Will it ever happen? It's hard to say. But while we wait to see if any official announcement is made, you can at least still binge The Office on Netflix and try to imagine what creepy thing Cousin Mose is doing these days.

[h/t PopCulture.com]

Harry Potter Fans Don’t Want to See the Movies Rebooted, Surprising No One

© 2011 Warner Bros. Harry Potter Publishing Rights (c) J.K. Rowling
© 2011 Warner Bros. Harry Potter Publishing Rights (c) J.K. Rowling

Although the Harry Potter franchise has one of the most dedicated fan bases in the world, that doesn’t mean fans are ready to see the series rebooted just yet. Yes, that would mean more movies to feed one’s obsession, but the general consensus is that it would be entirely too soon. Don’t believe us? A new poll might just prove it.

ComingSoon.net asked more than 2000 Potterheads if Warner Bros. should reboot the Harry Potter movie series, and a whopping 72 percent said they’re against it. The website also asked fans if reboots were made, how they should be done. Of those polled, 41 percent voted for it to be a direct sequel about Harry’s son, 35 percent voted for a spinoff TV series, 13 percent wanted another Fantastic Beasts spinoff, and a measly 11 percent showed support for a remake of all eight original films.

While it doesn’t look like a reboot will be in the works anytime soon (J.K. Rowling’s representatives just debunked a report about a TV series), that doesn’t mean it’s impossible for the future. Even star Daniel Radcliffe has entertained the idea, saying he believes he won’t be the last Potter portrayal he’ll see in his lifetime. But as long as Rowling and fans are against it, we probably won’t have to worry about it for a while.

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