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'Fantastic Beasts' and where to find the latest trailer

The latest trailer for the new Harry Potter movie has 1920s wizard gangsters in it. That's really all you need to know.

The new trailer for the Harry Potter prequel/spin-off "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is here, and if you weren't on board the hype train already then get ready to buy tickets and check luggage.

Starring Eddie Redmayne ("The Theory of Everything", "Jupiter Ascending") as Newt Scamander, the film follows the young British wizard's arrival in 1920s New York after his expulsion from a certain famous school of witchcraft and wizardry in Scotland.

The new trailer doesn't offer a whole lot more information than the first one, which landed in December 2015, but it does provide some tantalising glimpses of the wizarding world of 1920s New York, a remarkably spacious briefcase and Colin Farrell as an angry wizard cop in a trench coat.

As with the books it was based on, the Harry Potter film franchise proved to be a global phenomenon -- making a combined $7.7 billion at the global box office. Purists needn't worry about the pedigree of "Fantastic Beats" though, as not only is it helmed by Potter alum David Yates, it's also Potter author J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut.

Set 70 years before the events of the Harry Potter saga, the film is the first in a new trilogy, with each title loosely scheduled two years apart. The first instalment is due for release on November 18.

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