Newt Scamander Arrives in New York in the Fantastic Beasts Teaser

By Maryann Yin 

Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled a new teaser for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The video embedded above offers glimpses of Eddie Redmayne as the magical zoologist, Newt Scamander.

Fans of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter book series will recognize the character as the author of a textbook incorporated into the curriculum at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This movie will be the first of a planned trilogy.

The release date for this film, scripted by Rowling herself, has been scheduled for Nov. 18. Follow these links to watch the first trailer and a behind-the-scenes video.