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New Fantastic Beasts Trailer Conjures Up More... Fantastic Beasts

A new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has arrived, and it features Jude Law's portrayal of young Dumbledore as he recruitsNewt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to stopGellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp)'s evil schemes.

The trailer opens with Dumbledore being confronted over Scamander's sudden appearance in Paris, with Dumbledore stating that the young sorcerer isn't the best at following orders. From there, Grindelwald's voice can be heard, telling Scamander that he will have to pick a side in the upcoming battle. As the trailer ends, we're asked "Who will stand against the darkness?"

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An expansion of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, Fantastic Beasts stars Eddie Redmayne as renowned magizoologist Newt Scamander. The sequel moves the setting from 1920s New York City to Paris, where Grindelwald (now wearing his own face) has made a dramatic escape, and is gathering more followers to his cause. The only person who can defeat him is Dumbledore, whom he once called a friend. However, he’ll need to the help of his former student, Newt.

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Arriving Nov. 16, the sequel is directed by David Yates, with Rowling, David Heyman, Steve Kloves and Lionel Wigram producing. The film also stars Katherine Waterston as Tina, Alison Sudol as Queenie, Dan Fogler as Jacob, Ezra Miller as Credence, Zoë Kravitz as Leta Lestrange and Callum Turner as Theseus Scamander.

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