Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The time has come to feast your eyes on Young Dumbledore. Warner Bros. has finally dropped a trailer for the upcoming blockbuster Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald—and it’s largely the Dumbledore show, featuring ample footage of Jude Law and his crinkly baby-blues inhabiting the role of the genius wizard and Hogwarts headmaster. Who could have guessed all those decades ago when Harry Potter first began that Dumbledore—wizened, hoary-headed, full of unvarnished whimsy—would be reimagined in the extended cinematic universe as a matinee babe? J.K. Rowling, that’s who.

The trailer is light on plot details, bopping back and forth between Newt Scamander’s (played by a charmingly guileless Eddie Redmayne) gray America, Paris, and Hogwarts, where young Dumbledore (in a very crisp suit, instead of the usual Hogwarts-appropriate robe) is asked about the escape of evil wizard Gellert Grindelwald (played by Johnny Depp, to the dismay of many fans). As you may recall, the first Fantastic Beasts ended with Grindelwald escaping the government’s custody and dashing off to corral pure-blood wizards into rising up over the rest of the world. A simple…

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