Last Fantastic Beasts 2 Trailer Features A Major Harry Potter Twist

Danny Woods
September 26, 2018

So he enlists the help of his former student Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to help take down the powerful Dark wizard, along with his band of followers.

Harry Potter fans will instantly recognize this as the name of Lord Voldemort's snake, which the Dark wizard later uses as a Horcrux to preserve part of his soul in his efforts to gain immortality.

The final Fantastic Beasts 2 trailer opens with Dumbledore telling Scamander about a safehouse in Paris, should he need a place to go for "a cup of tea" if things go terribly wrong. In this, she's a wonderful and vulnerable woman who wants to live. "That's an incorrect but very persistent fan theory!". Nagini does have some measure of control over her transformation in the trailer; she may not know the scope of her condition or will experience physical consequences of transforming regularly.

Nagini's inclusion provides a strong link between the Fantastic Beasts saga the original Harry Potter series, where no real indication was ever given that Voldemort's favorite pet was ever anything other than an unusually large green snake.

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Kim has since teased her role, telling Entertainment Weekly: "It will be so interesting to see another side of Nagini".

Briefly in the new and final trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, you'll notice Claudia Kim transform into a snake.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is releasing in just a couple months, and its marketing machine is kicking into high gear. J.K. Rowling previously shocked the world by revealing that there was some romance there prior to the latter breaking bad. The film follows Newt in the French capital as he tries to put a stop to Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), who has escaped from The Magical Congress of the United States and is amassing an army of followers to aid in his quest for world domination. It is no secret that the Fantastic Beasts has been set well ahead of Harry Potter timeline. The film will release on November 16, 2018.

Elsewhere, Jude Law, who plays Albus Dumbledore, Zoë Kravitz, who plays Leta Lestrange, Ezra Miller (Credence) and new cast member Claudia Kim (the Maledictus) star.

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