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Updated on Sep 26, 2018. Posted on Sep 25, 2018

The Final "Crimes Of Grindelwald" Trailer Has A Lot Of "Harry Potter" References And I Have A Lot Of Questions

Dumbledore and Grindelwald and Nagini! Oh my!

It's important that we cut to the chase right now — there's a new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and I am, to put it mildly, screaming at my desk.

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With every new trailer, we've learned a bunch of new info about the film's super-secret plot. Like last time, we got our first glimpse of Nicolas Flamel, and saw what Dumbledore ~really~ sees when he looks into the Mirror of Erised.

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And the third trailer contains even more information — and even more references to our beloved Harry Potter series — than ever before.

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Like, for example, when new character, so far the mysteriously named Maledictus, turns into a snake. I wouldn't say that's normal, but this is the wizarding world, so whatever, right?

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WRONG. BECAUSE THE SNAKE ONLY APPEARED AFTER CREDENCE (WHO'S IN A CAGE FOR SOME REASON) SAYS THIS:

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According to Pottermore, a Maledictus is a woman who has "a blood curse that makes her transform into a beast", which led fans to theorise that the brand new character could in fact be Voldemort's snake — and one of his Horcruxes — Nagini. And IT LOOKS LIKE THEY WERE RIGHT.

Oh, and if the turning-into-a-snake-and-being-called-Nagini thing wasn't enough evidence for you, J.K. Rowling herself all but confirmed the theory on Twitter, saying she's been holding onto the secret for 20 whole years.

Thought you might say that. https://t.co/sC1zf6qcK5

Not an Animagus. A Maledictus. Big difference. https://t.co/JwVVNnvVQU

Only for around twenty years. https://t.co/gZadgWVREN

Meanwhile, Dumbledore isn't just seeing Grindelwald in the Mirror of Erised — he's seeing a young version of himself with a young version of Grindelwald, played by Jamie Campbell Bower who, of course, appeared very briefly as young Grindelwald in the Harry Potter series.

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And Queen J.K. herself confirmed we'll be seeing more of the dynamic between Dumbledore and Grindelwald in the series' upcoming films.

Some in this movie, more in the rest. https://t.co/EtXX2V6CYv

We also see more of Newt's interactions with Jude Law as Dumbledore, who's asking him to carry out a very important task.

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And we get a small hint of what could be the moment Newt and Tina are finally reunited.

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Let's just say this trailer has left me REELING.

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November 16th really can't come quickly enough.

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