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7 Characters You Need To Know Before Watching Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be released on November. Here are the 7 seven characters that you need to know.

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It is set in New York in 1926, seventy years before the Harry Potter Series.

Fantastic Beasts is the story of what happens when a uniquely skilled English wizard travels to America and a variety of his creatures, some quite dangerous … get out of their case.

1. Newt Scamander

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Newt Scamander is the main character of the film.

He is a Magizoologist (wizard who studies magical creatures) and writer of the textbook "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them".

In the film he travels to New York with a magical case full of creatures.

2. Jacob Kowalski

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He is a No- Maj (person who possesses no magical skills) who gets introduced to the wizarding world when he releases some of the animals contained in the magically- expanded suitcase of Newt Scamander.

3. Porpertina "Tina" Goldstein

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An ambitious worker at the Magical Congress of the United States of America (aka MACUSA, the U.S. version of the Ministry of Magic) who befriends Newt. Tina is relegated to an office well below her abilities after she stood up for the wrong person. She longs to fight for what's right.

5. Seraphina Picquery

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A very powerful and skillful witch. She is the President of the Magical Congress of the United States of America (MACUSA).

She has to deal with a massive threat to the Statute of Secrecy (wizarding law established to hide the existence of wizards and witches from the non - magical community) when some beasts escaped from the suitcase of British Magizoologist, Newt Scamander in New York.

6. Percival Graves

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MACUSA's Director of Magical Security. He is a powerful auror who is set with the task of tracking Newt.

He is considered Seraphina's "right-hand man".

7. Mary Lou Barebone

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She is the leader of the New Salem Philanthropic Society (NSPS) or also known as the Second Salemers.

The NSPS is a group of radical "No-maj's" whose purpose is to expose and eradicate witchcraft in the United States.

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