It’s 1927, and the story begins a few months after Newt helped discover and capture the dark wizard infamous Gellert Grindelwald. However, as he promised to do, Grindelwald made a dramatic escape and gathered more followers to his cause, raising the wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one who could stop him is the sorcerer he once called his dearest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will have to seek the help of the wizard who defeated Grindelwald once, his former student, Newt Scamander. Adventure brings Newt together with American friends Tina, Queenie and Jacob, but his mission will test their loyalty while facing new dangers in an increasingly dangerous and divided world of wizards.