This second installment in J.K. Rowling’s series about a “magizoologist” is so freighted with foreboding that even the would-be whimsy feels leaden.
The effects-heavy trailer puts more emphasis on Mr. Depp’s titular villain than a previous clip did.
The New York Times film critics review “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” “Manchester by the Sea” and “Nocturnal Animals.”
Eddie Redmayne stars as a visitor to the city with a very stuffed magic suitcase in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
The author and first-time screenwriter said the story involves wizards in the 1920s but “I was partly informed by a rise in populism around the world.”
The writer has spoken out against “Brexit” and Trump, and her “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” script imagines parallels in 1920s New York.
The star of J.K. Rowling’s new movie gives an exclusive look at the wonders within.