A Look at the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Creatures

The Kelpie, ZouWu, Pickett, Niffler, and more

Warner Bros. Pictures has brought online a new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald featurette, which takes a look at the creatures you can expect in the November 16 release. The Crimes of Grindelwald creatures include the shapeshifting Kelpie, the Chinese beast ZouWu, old favorites like Pickett and Niffler (and Niffler babies!), and more.

The studio has already released the new Chinese poster for the anticipated film. You can view the poster in full in the gallery below.

At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.

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In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

The film features an ensemble cast led by Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz, Callum Turner, Claudia Kim, William Nadylam, Kevin Guthrie, Carmen Ejogo, Poppy Corby-Tuech, with Jude Law and Johnny Depp.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is directed by David Yates, from a screenplay by J.K. Rowling. The film is produced by David Heyman, J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves and Lionel Wigram. Tim Lewis, Neil Blair, Rick Senat and Danny Cohen serve as executive producers.