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A screengrab of Eddie Redmayne from the trailer of "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald".

The cast list for the second film, The Crimes of Grindelwald, was recently released and it included someone rather unexpected: Professor McGonagall.

The Wizarding World is getting infinitely bigger with each new Fantastic Beasts movie, but the newest Fantastic Beasts 2 featurette is here to remind you that it all ties back to a little movie series called Harry Potter.

Jude Law plays a young Dumbledore in the new film.

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling pens the planned five-film saga, to be directed by franchise veteran David Yates. But as this new video points out, there are even more serious connections to the Potter universe. Jude Law joins the cast as a young daddy Dumbledore as does Claudia Kim as Nagini with Zoë Kravitz as Leta Lestrange. Miller returns alongside Eddie Redmayne as the awkward and lovable Newt Scamander, Katherine Waterston as Porpentina Goldstein, Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein, and Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski.

It picks up where the first film left off, with the character of Newt Scamander meeting wizards and magical creatures in NY.

Making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.

The Crimes of Grindelwald, ' our crew of beast-loving wizards and loveable muggles have a lot to fear in the form of the white-haired title character.