'Fantastic Beasts' trailer expands J.K. Rowling's universe

27 September 2018

A new trailer has been released by Warner Bros for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'. The film is a prequel to the 'Harry Potter' series and written by J.K. Rowling.

It follows the further adventures of Newt Scamander, this time under the tutelage of a young Professor Albus Dumbledore. Johnny Depp plays the dark wizard Grindelwald of the title. The trailer has caused some online controversy, with numerous Twitter users complaining that the casting of Claudia Kim as Nagini, Voldemort's snake and Horcrux, is racist. The film is due for release in the US on November 16.