WATCH: Comic-con trailer for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ explores new era of magic

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the official Comic-Con trailer of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” which may be viewed below.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling.

Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne stars in the central role of wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four “Harry Potter” blockbusters.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident … were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” also stars Katherine Waterston as Tina; Tony Award winner Dan Fogler as Jacob; Alison Sudol as Tina’s sister, Queenie; Ezra Miller as Credence; two-time Oscar nominee Samantha Morton as Mary Lou; Oscar winner Jon Voight as Henry Shaw, Sr.; Ron Perlman as Gnarlack; Carmen Ejogo as Seraphina; Jenn Murray as Chastity; young newcomer Faith Wood-Blagrove as Modesty; and Colin Farrell as Percival Graves.

The film marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, whose beloved “Harry Potter” books were adapted into the top-grossing film franchise of all time. Her script was inspired by the Hogwarts textbook “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” written by her character Newt Scamander.

Warner Bros. Pictures has slated “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” for a Philippine release in 2D and 3D in select theatres and IMAX on November 17, 2016.

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ swings into San Diego Comic-Con 2016

Spidey swung into Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con recenty with some of his pals to show off the first-look footage and new concept art of the Vulture, the villain in Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios’ “Spider-Man: Homecoming” in cinemas July 2017.

Joining Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man) on stage were director Jon Watts, producer Kevin Feige and co-stars Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, and Zendaya.

In “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” a young Peter Parker/Spider-Man, who made his sensational debut in Marvel Studios’ “Captain: Civil War,” begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.

Directed by Jon Watts, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” also stars Michael Keaton, Donald Glover, Laura Harrier, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, with Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr.

Produced by Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal, screenplay by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley and Jon Watts & Christopher Ford and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers. Based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Executive Producers Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Jeremy Latcham, and Stan Lee.

Spider-Man, embraced all over the world, is the most successful franchise in the history of Sony Pictures, with the five films having taken in more than $4 billion worldwide.

Opening across the Philippins in July 2017, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International.