Category: FBAWTFT

Ezra Miller

“The truth is that Credence is magical and he’s been repressing his magic. The forces of the universe come into a physical form, which is an Obscurus, and that Obscurus initially comes to an Obscurial as a friend, encouraging them, then with increasing severity to…

David Yates

“The Obscurus is a really wonderful idea that Jo came up with. When a child is prohibited from developing their magic in a healthy, normal, organic, regular way, this dark energy can develop, and can suddenly get out of control, wreaking havoc and being quite…

Katherine Waterston

“As the relationship evolves, she sees what’s motivating him and why he is the way he is. They are both very passionate about what they do. They are both a little stunted, not very good at expressing themselves. And then you start to see the…

Katherine Waterston

“Their world is very insulated and private. They don’t often have any guests so this is a total freak exception, which added another level to it. It was really fun to figure out how to show the private and the new experiences at the same…

Alison Sudol

“[Queenie] has the ability to read minds and she can read people. It’s a magic within her. It’s not just reading somebody’s thoughts, she can read into someone’s story; she can see people’s goals. She can literally see everything you don’t want to be seen,…

Colin Farrell

“Graves is working in a place where he’s worked for many years, so if there was anything amiss in his behaviour, anything altered, there could be some very smart people in MACUSA who would send off alarm bells. Unbeknownst to those around him, Graves’ political…

Colin Farrell

“[Graves is] very high up the command chain, there to investigate, control and contain anyone or thing that is trifling with the Dark Arts, anything detrimental to wizardkind. But it’s mostly the maintenance, the protection and the upholding of the laws that we have set…

Eddie Redmayne

“It’s only throughout the film you realise that for all the wonder and excitement of his life, there is a hole there in some ways. There is a part of him where there’s a sadness. One of the wonderful journeys for him in the film…

Dan Fogler

Fogler assumed his character was Jewish until he asked Fantastic Beasts screenwriter J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, during the film’s shoot. To his surprise, she replied that the character was a Christian. He sees Kowalski as a kind of “sad clown”. “He’s…

Colin Farrell

“His role, literally, is that he’s the magical head of security of MACUSA, which is the Magical Congress of the United States of America, which is a social and political body at the center of the wizarding experience in North America and his job is…