In 1926, an author arrives in New York City with a peculiar suitcase. He happens to be a wizard working to protect endangered magical creatures. Can he find and safeguard the fantastic beasts? What dangers will he face during his journey?
Set against the backdrop of New York City in the year 1926, this fantasy thriller follows the amazing adventures of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), an author, who also happens to be a wizard with magical powers.
He arrives at a time when the city is being threatened by mystical acts of destruction as well as destructive violence by a group of non-magical humans known in the world of wizards as No-Majs. Newt carries with him a special suitcase that holds a fantastic world of magical creatures within it. He is on a mission to gather together all the fantastic and magical beasts across the world to study and learn from them. However, he ends up getting drawn into dangerous conflict, when some of the magical creatures in his care are accidentally released.
Can Newt find a way to return the creatures to safety while ensuring that no No-Majs are harmed? Will he be able to find and safeguard other endangered magical creatures in New York City?
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