New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer Shows Possible Groot Cameo

Fans are counting down the days until the new Fantastic Beasts film drops. More trailers release, but they only seem to bring more questions than answers. One trailer shows a specific shot, in which many fans from other fandoms think they may have found some sort of easter-egg related to the Marvel universe.







Towards the end of the new trailer shown above, we get a glimpse of a scene with our protagonist, Newt Scamander, on a street casting a spell. In the shot, we are able to see a creature’s outline. When looked at closely, it looks like a humanoid-like tree-being of sorts. Could it be…?






Yup. To be fair, it does vaguely seem like Groot from The Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. While that would be sick, it’s just a theory and only speculation for now. In truth, what the visage may actually be of is probably that of a fully grown Mandrake. The two plant-humanoid beings share rough similarities, however the Mandrakes are the more probable argument. 


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will release to theaters on November 16. The third film in the series is scheduled to release in November two years later in 2020.



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