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'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' Trailer Has 'Harry Potter' Fans Ecstatic (VIDEO)

15/12/2015 15:49 GMT | Updated 15/12/2015 15:59 GMT

The first trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' has landed, showing the Wizarding World for the first time since the last 'Harry Potter' film.

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Unlike the 'Potter' films, JK Rowling has penned the screenplay entirely by herself, leading to a captivating insight into the world she created on a train journey 20 years ago.

'Fantastic Beasts' stars Eddie Redmayne as Magizoologist Newt Scamander around 70 years prior to the birth of the boy wizard.

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A gloomy New York is depicted in the trailer

Fans were quick to express their unbridled joy.

Harry Potter read Scamander's books for his course at Hogwarts, learning about his global travels in pursuit of curious new magical animals.

Redmayne joins Colin Farrell, Jon Voigt, Samantha Morton and Ezra Miller in the film which has been filming across the UK, including at Liverpool's protected sea front.

'Fantastic Beasts' explores Scamander's career in wizarding New York and is released in November 2016.

Watch the trailer, above.

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