Trailer of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ airs

Posted on Apr 11 2016 - 4:01am by

The magic continues.

Actor Eddie Redmayne debuted a new highly anticipated trailer for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” during the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday.

Before fans even watched the sneak peek for the movie, dancers took the stage with a black and white musical number welcoming viewers to New York in the 1920s.

A new trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" debuted during the MTV Movie Awards.Warner Brothers

A new trailer for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” debuted during the MTV Movie Awards.

Like a spell, Redmayne, who plays Newt Scamander, popped out of a suitcase and kicked off the never-before seen footage.

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A muggle-worthy setting saves the day for Newt Scamander.Warner Brothers

A muggle-worthy setting saves the day for Newt Scamander.

“J.K. Rowling invites you to explore a new era of the wizarding world,” words across the trailer read, setting in heavy nostalgia for diehard Potterheads.

In this wizarding world, set in America, viewers learn Scamander was expelled from Hogwarts “for endangering human life,” despite famed professor Albus Dumbledore fighting hard against the action.

The series, starring Eddie Redmayne, will be a trilogy with screenplays written by J.K. Rowling.Warner Brothers

The series, starring Eddie Redmayne, will be a trilogy with screenplays written by J.K. Rowling.

Later, he is seen successfully smuggling his curious creature-filled suitcase into the U.S. after leaving England.

The bookish character sets the suitcase to a  “muggle-worthy” setting to avoid detection and earn entrance into Ellis Island.

Colin Farrell also stars in the magical movie.Warner Brothers

Colin Farrell also stars in the magical movie.

The movie, with screenplay written by Rowling, is set in New York City during 1926 when Scamander author of one of Potter’s schoolbooks arrives with his suitcase of mysterious creatures, which naturally becomes opened.

The film also stars Colin Farrell, Ezra Miller and Jon Voight and will hit theaters on Nov. 18. It is set to become a trilogy. It’ll be the first “Harry Potter” related film on the big screen since the franchise bid farewell in 2011.

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