Harry Potter fans can’t wait to return to J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — and the cast can’t wait for people to see.

A new featurette goes behind the scenes of the adventure film, which will be Rowling’s first screenplay. Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne is absorbed by the story. “This world, it’s been a wonder,” he says. “It’s just unlike anything I’ve ever been a part of.”

The crew behind the camera can’t stop raving about Rowling’s first foray into film. “It’s this vivid, lively, beautiful word that Jo has created,” producer David Heyman says.

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See the clip above and learn more about the characters and setting: 1926 New York City.

Fantastic Beasts arrives Nov. 18. Revisit EW’s excusive cover story and coverage here.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)
  • Movie
  • 132 minutes