Fantastic Beasts (2018) Movie Review, Cast and Plot


Fantastic Beasts is an upcoming fantasy film. The movie is directed by David Yates and written by J. K. Rowling. This movie is a joint British and American production and it is the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016).

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald movie is the second installment in the Fantastic Beasts film series. It is the tenth overall in the Wizarding World franchise, which began with the Harry Potter film series. The movie stars include Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz, Callum Turner, Claudia Kim, William Nadylam, Kevin Guthrie, Jude Law, and Johnny Depp.

Fantastic Beasts Movie Plot


In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings. In the movie, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander and he agrees to help. Newt Scamander was unaware of the dangers that lie ahead of the mission assigned to him.


Fantastic Beasts Movie Cast

  • Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander
  • Katherine Waterston as Tina Goldstein
  • Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski
  • Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein
  • Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone
  • Zoë Kravitz as Leta Lestrange
  • Callum Turner as Theseus Scamander
  • Claudia Kim as Nagini
  • William Nadylam as Yusuf Kama
  • Kevin Guthrie as Abernathy
  • Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore
  • Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald
  • Carmen Ejogo as Seraphina Picquery
  • Victoria Yeates as Bunty
  • Ólafur Darri Ólafsson as Skender
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Fantastic Beasts Movie Overview

Directed byDavid Yates
Produced by
  • David Heyman
  • J. K. Rowling
  • Steve Kloves
  • Lionel Wigram
Written byJ. K. Rowling
  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Katherine Waterston
  • Dan Fogler
  • Alison Sudol
  • Ezra Miller
  • Zoë Kravitz
  • Callum Turner
  • Claudia Kim
  • William Nadylam
  • Kevin Guthrie
  • Jude Law
  • Johnny Depp
Music byJames Newton Howard
CinematographyPhilippe Rousselot
Edited byMark Day
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Heyday Films
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • 8 November 2018 (Paris)
  • 16 November 2018 (United Kingdom & United States)
Running time
134 minutes
  • United Kingdom
  • United States