Newt Scamander Doesn't Bow to Ultimatum in Final 'Fantastic Beasts' Trailer: 'I Don't Do Sides'September 26, 2018
The Muggle population is about to get a huge surprise in the Fantastic Beasts sequel (Rel: November 16), and Gellert Grindelwald can be credited with riling up the magical community.
Johnny Depp takes on the role of the Dark Wizard, who we hear in the new clip released yesterday (September 25), saying, "The moment has come to take our rightful place in the world, where we wizards are free."
Oof! This guy has a serious chip on his shoulder. Can't wizards and humans exist in the same universe? Apparently not, because he follows up the declaration with a threat, advising his peers, "Join me. Or, die."
Double oof! And where is Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), our hero wizard, while this is going on? In the newly released footage we find him sitting with his colleague, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law), having a surprisingly calm chat.
Dumbledore offers Scamander a card, which includes information about a safe house in Paris. It appears Scamander has yet to have been sped up on the pending uprising, with Dumbledore simply suggesting, "Should things go terribly wrong, it's good to have a place to go. Ya know, for a cup of tea."
While it's kind of Dumbledore to look out for his friend, we can't picture Scamander running away from a problem, especially not one that may alter the fate of the... entire world. The wizards are put in a position where they must pick a side, but Scamander declares, "I don't do sides."
Hmm, he might be alone in taking this stance:
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be in theaters on November 16, 2018.
Which side would you choose?