This is the timeline of the different Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts movies. Given the complexity of the Wizarding World franchise (including the mainline Harry Potter books and movies, and where are Fantastic Beasts), understanding the relationship between different events can be tricky. So far, Harry Potter's timeline will expand. Looking to the future, the film "Where are Fantastic Beasts" is expected to continue to explore the first half of the 20th century. They tell the story of the rise and fall of Gellert Grindelwald, who is known to be the wizard defeated in 1945.