Law played Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), a younger Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018), and Yon-Rogg in Captain Marvel (2019); all of which rank among his highest-grossing releases. His other notable roles were in Contagion (2011), Hugo (2011), Side Effects (2013), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), and Spy (2015); and the television series The Young Pope (2016) and The New Pope (2020). Law has also had an accomplished career on stage, performing in several West End and Broadway productions such as Les Parents terribles in 1994, Hamlet in 2010, and Anna Christie in 2011. He received Tony Award nominations for the first and second.
Jude Law is part of Fantastic Beasts 3 – an upcoming fantasy film directed by David Yates, with a screenplay by J. K. Rowling and Steve Kloves.
The film was initially scheduled to be released on 12 November 2021, but following Depp’s departure, his role’s recasting with Mikkelsen and the COVID-19 pandemic, Warner Bros. shifted the release to 15 July 2022. In September 2021, the film’s release was pushed forward three months early to 15 April 2022, alongside the announcement of the full title. It was later announced that the film will release a week earlier in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 8 April 2022. The film will be available to stream on HBO Max 45 days after its theatrical debut.