The sexuality of professor Albus Dumbledore raises a lot of questions, now actor Jude Law is chosen to be a young version of the character to play in the sequel to Fantastic Beasts.
Harry Potter fans were thrilled when it was announced that Oscar-nominated actor Jude Law is the young professor Dumbledore would play in the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. But the inclusion of the character ensures that many fans wonder if his sexuality will come forward in the film. Author J. K. Rowling made a few years ago known that the professor is homosexual. A lot of fans criticized her for the fact that this is not came to the fore in the books.
Law addressed the controversy in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly. He tells that he had talked with Rowling about the inner life of the young wizard, in order to prepare themselves for The Crimes or Grindelwald.
“Jo Rowling made a few years ago announced that Dumbledore is a homosexual,” he says. “I’ve certainly asked for it. But like other people, having sexuality you do not have to define. My character is versatile. You should also remember that this is only the second film in a longer series.”
Law plays in the movie opposite Eddie Redmayne and Johnny Depp. The film is released in november in the cinema.