Tag: David Yates

David Yates & David Heyman

How does Aurelius fit into the Dumbledore family tree? There are so many possibilities between Aberforth, Ariana, etc. David Yates: “It was always pretty much of how the script started. It was always the big climax of the script right from the very first draft.…

David Yates

“There’s this new part that we haven’t really dug into before, which is this tragic, troubled, burnt side of Dumbledore coming out of the relationship with Grindelwald and having to deal with family tragedy. There’s something quite broken about him as a human being. That’s…

David Yates

“Grindelwald seduces. As much as we may hate certain politicians because they do not speak our language, we have to understand that they are answering the needs and vulnerabilities and insecurities of others. Grindelwald is doing that. That’s why Queenie goes over. He makes perfect…

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…

David Yates

“This is a slightly more sensual film, because it is a love story. There’s a sense of sensuality between the characters, which is lovely, actually. It feels like everything’s growing up and getting a bit more sophisticated. This is a little bit more political with…

David Yates

“The scenes we cut out, there are two scenes, two of my favorite scenes in the whole movie that I cut out. When I watched them with Mark, we reviewed the DVD extras the other day, and I said to Mark [Day], my editor, I can’t believe I’ve…

David Yates

“Leta Lestrange comes into the second movie. She’s quite complicated and damaged and confused, and Newt is absolutely still in love with her. So, she has a kind of power over him, and she, yeah, she’s a kind of tragic figure, so we will see…

David Yates

“Leta comes into the second movie. She’s quite complicated, a little damaged, and confused… she’s a kind of tragic figure in a way. Newt is still absolutely in love with her, so she has a kind of power over him.” Source: Bustle

David Yates

It says in this book that Newt graduated from Hogwarts. [In the film, we’re told he was expelled.] “Oh my God, well-spotted!” You might get stick for that. “We might get some stick. Well, you know, it wouldn’t be film-making if we didn’t get some…

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What took fifty takes in Fantastic Beasts? “Maybe we didn’t go as far as fifty in Beasts… Katherine Waterston running up some steps. I know that sounds bonkers but we were so obsessed with the rhythm of her footsteps, tap-tap-tap-tap-tap, because the rhythm of her footsteps sort of…