The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
In Cinemas: November 17th 2016
Directors: David Yates
Writing Credits: J.K. Rowling, J.K. Rowling (textbook)
Eddie Redmayne … Newt Scamander
Katherine Waterston … Porpentina Goldstein
Colin Farrell … Percival Graves
Dan Fogler … Jacob Kowalski
Alison Sudol … Queenie Goldstein
Ezra Miller … Credence
Ron Perlman … Gnarlack
Samantha Morton … Mary Lou
Jon Voight … Henry Shaw, Sr
Carmen Ejogo … Seraphina Picquery
Christine Marzano … Exterminator
Chloe de Burgh … Tenement Woman
I seriously cannot wait for this movie. Having more than a little bit of an obsession with all things Harry Potter, this is going to be a great extention to my magical world and I couldn’t be happier.
From what I can tell, we are going to once again be treated to some unique personalities and some even more unique creatures and while this is definately a tale on it’s own, the connections to Harry Potter are going to tie the two together, no matter how subtle.