"Fantastic Beasts" At Harry Potter Celebration

Reactions to Behind the Scenes Featurette
Wed February 03, 2016 at 9:24 AM PST

This past weekend fans and cast members from the Harry Potter films attending "A Celebration of Harry Potter" at Universal Orlando in Florida were given an exclusive behind the scenes look at Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Potter series co-stars Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Katie Leung (Cho Chang) and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) were in attendance at the three-day event. Check out this highlight reel and the fan reactions to the sneak peek of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which hits theaters on November 18.

The upcoming film, with the screenplay written by J.K. Rowling, follows the adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) stars in the central role of the wizarding world magizoologist, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four Harry Potter blockbusters.

And for any of you Muggles, who may have not yet seen the behind the scenes featurette for Fantastic Beasts, this one's for you: