David Yates directs this fantasy adventure adapted by J.K. Rowling from her own novel. Set in New York in 1926, the film stars Eddie Redmayne as eccentric wizard Newt Scamander, author and Ministry of Magic employee, who is headed to the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a special briefcase that is home to a variety of dangerous beasts. After the creatures escape Newt finds himself wanted by the US authorities. Meanwhile, the incident has a negative impact on relations between magical and non-magical people in New York. Is there any way to repair the damage caused? The cast also includes Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight and Ron Perlman.