Harry Potter has been in the news quite a bit recently. That’s in large part due to an online quiz that reveals your personal Patronus. Participants’ results have varied pretty wildly, ranging from otters to hyenas to dolphins to moles.
But there’s another reason, too. We’re now just about six weeks away from the November 18 release of the Harry Potter spinoff film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, starring Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne.
This week, the movie’s final trailer debuted, as did trailers for several other films and TV shows — including a YA romance featuring interplanetary travel, an Oscar contender starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, and a new Kevin James flick. Check out all of them below.
Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids (October 12)
I can think of a slew of musicians and pop artists whom I’d like Netflix to devote an entire concert special to ... but I’m not entirely sure Justin Timberlake would be first on my list. With that said, here we are, and here’s Justin Timberlake singing “Mirrors” for your enjoyment.
Desierto (October 14)
Gael García Bernal and The Walking Dead’s Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan on the zombie drama) star in this film about a Negan-like character who takes it upon himself to become the most terrifying self-appointed, super-racist border patrol agent that ever was.
Billy on the Street season 5 (November 15)
Billy on the Street is amazing proof that New Yorkers will talk to literally anyone — including a man yelling at them with a microphone in his hand — except for people holding clipboards.
True Memoirs of an International Assassin (November 11)
One of Hollywood’s greatest mysteries is that while many executives are afraid to risk money on creating female superheroes or hiring Asian actors to play Asian protagonists in massively popular adaptations like Ghost in the Shell, a Kevin James action film is ... fine?
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (November 18)
The premise of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them centers on a wizard named Newt Scamander (Redmayne) who has a cache of magical creatures that accidentally get loose in North America. And for a guy who’s messed up in the most extreme of ways, Scamander seems pretty chill about this entire ordeal.
Fences (December 16)
Fences is a 1950s period piece about a former Negro league baseball player (Washington) who’s now working as a garbage man. It’s based on a Pulitzer Prize–winning play. But all this trailer will tell you is that Fences will probably make you clench your fists, and it will probably earn Viola Davis (who plays the man’s wife) an Oscar nomination.
The Space Between Us (December 16)
The YA teen romance genre is headed to outer space and the future, and I am here for it. The Space Between Us is about a boy and a girl, Gardner and Tulsa, on different planets — he’s on Mars, she’s on Earth. And while I’m not sure how the kid on Earth ended up with the more ridiculous name, that’s beside the point. Gardner travels to Earth just to meet Tulsa even though it might literally kill him, so they can, like, go on a road trip.
Twin Peaks (2017)
This musical teaser for Showtime’s upcoming continuation of Twin Peaks is a ridiculous attempt at trolling. And for that, I admire it greatly.