Get ready to explore a new era of the wizarding world of Harry Potter in the latest teaser trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
They had me at the Harry Potter theme, and I bet I’m definitely not alone. Also Albus Dumbledore gets name-dropped in this teaser, so that’s probably confirmation we might get a young Dumbledore somewhere in there. Oh and in case you were wondering how that would even work, as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them takes place 70 years before Potter went to Hogwarts, well the answer is simple, Dumbledore was about 110 years around that time so probably 40 in this new movie. And yes, that means Michael Gambon won’t reprise his role.
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“The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.”
David Yates (behind the last five Potter movies) directed Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with a screenplay by J.K Rowling herself (the author of the Harry Potter books). Starring in the new adventure are Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Katherine Waterston, Ron Perlman, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler and more.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is unleashed on the big screen starting November 18th in the US and around the world. If all goes well (and it looks like it might), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be the first chapter in a new trilogy of Harry Potter prequels.