The magical first trailer for the second iteration of the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts with the subtitle The Crimes Of Grindelwald hit the internet on March 13, as promised.
The trailer hits nearly every beat that returning Harry Potter fans would want to see: there's familiarity, nostalgia and the return of beloved characters and ideas from the main-line series as well as the continuation of the Fantastic Beasts story, which was charming enough to bring in more than $800m.
The new reveals, among various aspects, offer a proper glimpse at a much younger Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) from the early days of wizardry.
In addition, fans will find it comforting that the original author J.K. Rowling personally penned the script this time around. Watch the trailer here.
In the Potter series, magic is in place to prevent apparition at Hogwarts - to keep evil wizards like Voldemort and Grindelwald out of the school. But to know what this means actually, you will have to wait till November.
The studio released a short video yesterday announcing that the first teaser trailer for the film was coming sometime today.
'Okay Potter fans I know some of you are Mad Online™ but what if events in this movie ARE the reason you can't Apparate onto the Hogwarts grounds HMMM, ' another suggested.
It begins with a sweeping shot of Hogwarts, the sort we've seen so often in the eight Potter films.
If you can remember, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America) at the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. In fact, some of them are quite excited to see young Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Now for the sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Scamander and his friends return to Europe and they will be joined by a very friendly face.