23 Jun 2016 10:54 PM +00:00 UTC

J.K. Rowling Introduces a New Hero in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Featurette

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Potterheads will finally make their way back to the J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World when the first Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them movie comes out this November. Warner Bros. has released a new featurette that introduces the film's protagonist, Newt Scamander, whom J.K. Rowling describes as "stigmatized, set apart, or othered" - just like Harry Potter. Rowling describes Newt (played by Eddie Redmayne) as a magizoologist who's been travelling around the world, studying magical creatures. Redmayne also briefly talks about his character, and the featurette offers more fresh footage of Newt and his friends in 1926 New York that we didn't see in the first teaser. Watch the featurette below:


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hits theaters on November 16, 2016.