Explore 'The Crimes of Grindelwald' in the new 'Fantastic Beasts' trailer
Warner Bros. released a new full-length trailer March 13 for “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” David Yates’ adaptation of the second installment in author J.K Rowling’s “Harry Potter” prequel series. Accompanying the clip, which features Jude Law as young Professor Dumbledore, Johnny Depp as the eponymous Grindelwald and Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, is an official synopsis courtesy of Warner Bros.:
J.K. Rowling wrote the screenplay for the film, which opens in 1927, a few months after Newt helped to unveil and capture the infamous Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald. However, as he promised he would, Grindelwald has made a dramatic escape and has been gathering more followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one who might be able to stop him is the wizard he once called his dearest friend, Albus Dumbledore. But Dumbledore will need help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander. The adventure reunites Newt with Tina, Queenie and Jacob, but his mission will also test their loyalties as they face new perils in an increasingly dangerous and divided wizarding world.
David Yates previously directed the first “Fantastic Beasts” as well as the final four installments in the “Harry Potter” film series. After adapting the first film from her own 2001 novel of the same name, J.K. Rowling wrote the script for “The Crimes of Grindelwald” as the second part of five, and also serves as a co-producer. Additional cast members include Katherine Waterston as Tina Goldstein, Alison Sudol as Tina’s sister Queenie, Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski, Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone, Zoe Kravitz as Leta Lestrange, Carmen Ejogo as Seraphina Picquery, and Callum Turner as Newt’s older brother Theseus.
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” opens in theaters November 16, 2018.