Return to 'Harry Potter' universe in 'Fantastic Beasts' teaser trailer

Harry Potter film franchise lives on in prequel series.

Published Tue, Dec 15 2015 3:49 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:02 PM CST

Ever since the 'Harry Potter' film franchise wrapped up with 2011's 'The Deathly Hallows: Part 2', Warner Bros. have been looking at ways to keep the multi-billion series going , investigating different possibilities from author J.K. Rowling's extensive universe of writing. The studio settled on developing the 42 page spin-off novel 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' and today they've released the first teaser trailer.

Based on the work which Rowling wrote as a Comic Relief donation, the film follows writer Newt Scamander, the wizarding author on one of Harry's textbooks approximately 70 years before the events of the 'Harry Potter' series. With at least three parts in production, the film stars Eddie Redmayne and is Directed by David Yates.

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' hits cinemas in 2D, 3D and IMAX on November 18, 2016.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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