Long before Harry Potter, there was Newt Scamander.
In Warner Bros.' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in theaters Friday), Eddie Redmayne stars as Newt, a magizoologist who loses a briefcase full of magical creatures in New York City. The film, set in 1926, co-stars Carmen Ejogo as Seraphina Picquery, Colin Farrell as Percival Graves, Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski, Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone, Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein, Jon Voight as Henry Shaw, Sr. and Katherine Waterston as Tina Goldstein.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is rated PG-13.
Here is what critics are saying about the movie: