Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts written by JK Rowling was premiered in Liverpool tonight to those who helped to make the film.

There were more than 250 extras who filmed scenes from Fantastic Beasts in Liverpool and Liverpool鈥檚 iconic building St George鈥檚 Hall takes a leading role in the film.

Liverpool ONE鈥檚 Odeon cinema put on a special screening of the film ahead of the official release on Friday, November 18.

The screening was put on exclusively for the extras who appeared in the film while it was shot in Liverpool and celebrated their involvement in the making.

Supporting artist, Jason Redshaw , said: ?Liverpool looks fantastic in the film and all credit to the people of Liverpool because it is absolutely amazing.?

While, extra Kevin Winkley said one of his favourite moments on set in Liverpool was spending time with stunt coordinator , Angelina Jolie鈥檚 stunt double and scouser Eunice Huthart.

Watch our video to see what the supporting artists had to say ahead of the screening.