Eddie Redmayne stars in this third instalment of the 'Fantastic Beasts' series of films from Warner Brothers, which are prequels to the Harry Potter stories and part of the same Wizarding World franchise of films, all based on the books by J.K. Rowling.
The Fantastic Beasts films follow British wizard and magizoologist Newt Scamander, and this instalment is set in Rio de Janeiro in the lead up to the Second World War. It tells the previously unseen story of Dumbledore's past and sees him tasking Newt Scamander and his friends with a new mission to take down dark wizard Grindelwald.
Also stars Mads Mikkelsen as Grindelwald and Jude Law as Dumbledore. Poppy Corby-Tuech plays the role of Vinda Rossier, the mysterious sidekick and most loyal follower of dark wizard Grindelwald. Callum Turner played Newt's brother, Theseus Scamander.