Eddie Redmayne exudes boyish charm in magical new Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them film posters
It's been a year to remember for Harry Potter fans with the release of the hugely popular Cursed Child West End play.
And fans of the wizarding universe will no doubt be thrilled with the arrival of eye-catching character posters from the franchise's spin-off Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.
English heartthrob Eddie Redmayne, 34, brings his youthful good looks to the production as magizoologist Newt Scamander.
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Magical: Fans of Harry Potter will no doubt be thrilled with the release of eye-catching character posters from the franchise's spin-off Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
The Theory Of Everything actor can be seen gazing directly at the viewer while raising his illuminated wand.
His boyish fringe flops over one of his eyes and he wears a thick teal overcoat with the collar popped.
Irish hunk Colin Farrell, 40, sports a slicked back 'do with a stubbly chin in his image. The star dresses in a dapper suit and overcoat and also has his wand at the ready.
Stern: Irish hunk Colin Farrell, 40, sports a slicked back 'do with a stubbly chin in his image
Stunning: There's no shortage of vintage glamour either, with Alison Sudol looking stunning with bouncy curls and piercing blue eyes
Striking: Carmen Ejogo, 42, as Seraphina Picquery, wears an elaborate headpiece and lavish robes in her shot, with a solitary blonde curl resting against her cheek
Don't mess: Ron Perlman, 66, brings his trademark menace as goblin gangster Knarlack
There's no shortage of vintage glamour either, with Alison Sudol looking stunning with bouncy curls and piercing blue eyes.
Carmen Ejogo, 42, as Seraphina Picquery, wears an elaborate headpiece and lavish robes in her shot, with a solitary blonde curl resting against her cheek.
Ron Perlman, 66, brings his trademark menace as goblin gangster Knarlack. The rugged creature can be seen chewing on a cigar.
She means business: Katherine Waterston, 36, gives produced a meaningful look with her chestnut peepers
Focused: Samantha Morton peeped over a 'witches' leaflet sporting a brown bob
Not welcome here: Ezra Miller could be seen clutching ant-witchcraft leaflets
Smart: Dan Fogler sported a neatly trimmed moustache and a fine three-piece suit
The full trailer for the film was recently unveiled and it promises to mesmerise fans with its display of continued magic and mysticism.
Redmayne stars as Newt Scamander, a magizoologist who wreaks havoc on 1920s New York City when he releases a case full of his magical creatures.
The American wizarding authorities subsequently pursue the Brit as his collection of dangerous creatures and their habitats roam the metropolis.
His error drives a deeper wedge between the city's magical and non-magical communities as Newt races to correct his error.
Producers recently announced that work on a darker sequel to the David Yates-directed film is under way - before the new story has even hit the screens.
Working his magic: Eddie Redmayne, right, and Don Fogler star in the newly-unveiled trailer for the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
Wreaking havoc: His magizoologist character Newt Scamander wreaks havoc on 1920s New York City, when he releases a case full of magical creatures
Bad move: Newt, seen with Katherine Waterston as Porpentina 'Tina' Goldstein, angers the local wizarding community after unleashing the dangerous creatures
The first instalment in the Harry Potter spin-off, which also stars Katherine Waterston and Ezra Miller, is out on November 18 and will be JK Rowling's screenwriting debut.
The sequel will see her continue her long association with film-maker David, whose previous directorial credits include Harry Potter films Order Of The Phoenix, Half Blood Prince, and Deathly Hallows parts one and two.
Based on her 2001 novel by the same name, the story follows Newt on a mission to catalogue otherworldy creatures in New York.
On the lookout: Colin Farrell stars in the movie as Percival Graves, who's in charge of the protection of wizards and is tasked with tracking down Newt
Always up to no good: Once the creatures are let loose, they get up to a world of mischief
Warner Bros said the second outing for Eddie's character will also be penned by the author and is expected to have a 'darker edge'.
However, fans will have to wait for two years before the sequel reaches cinemas on November 16, 2018.
Ahead of San Diego's Comic-Con event this summer, David teased that a familiar character from the Harry Potter stories will return in Fantastic Beasts.
Wedge: His error drives a deeper wedge between the magical and non-magical communities
Oops, I did it! He is seen looking on in astonishment as he sees the effect of his actions
'There is a mention of some characters that we know and love from previous movies, but we only talk about them fleetingly,' he told Reuters.
'In the next movie, part two, we'll get to meet one of them in a significant way. He's much younger than he used to be, but he'll be coming back.'
In June, David said JK Rowling already had ideas for the third Fantastic Beasts film and said he relished not having to adapt the new stories from books.
A time to explore: An assortment of creatures seek to discover the joys of the Big Apple
Freeze! The pursuit of Newt leads to a series of gripping showdowns among the characters
'When we adapted the books, we'd always have to leave out things you hated leaving out because they didn't quite work in the structure of the storytelling for the movie.'
The prospect of a burgeoning Fantastic Beasts franchise to follow the eight-part Harry Potter series should greatly boost JK's colossal earnings.
With an estimated £580 million fortune, she made £14.2 million in the past year that saw the opening of her two-part West End debut, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is set to hit screens on November 18.
Running scared: Newt is aided by a small group of comrades as he goes on the run
Coming soon: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is set to hit screens on November 18
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