Tag: Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne

“There was quite a lovely scene in the pub between a wizarding pub, after that first scene where Newt refuses to be taken in by the ministry basically, and become an Auror. He kind of storms out, and originally there was a scene in which…

Eddie Redmayne

“I saw an early version of the script in which the young guys [Newt & Theseus] – the flashback when they were at Hogwarts together. He [Theseus] came like, flying past the window on a quidditch broomstick, and he was clearly like a schoolboy sporting…

Eddie Redmayne

“When he was first described by Jo [Rowling] in the first film there were various qualities – the way he walked, the way he looked, and his eye contact – was spoken about” “I think he is on the Asperger’s spectrum. At that point, it…

Eddie Redmayne

“I saw a scene in which Newt’s become really famous. There are fans trying to come into the room and he doesn’t have the facility to cope with that and is kind of all over the place. But, oh that’s right, there was a scene…

Eddie Redmayne

“How Jo had written Callum’s character in this film, versus how he’s mined that material, I think has changed her opinion of where she might take him. And that’s so exciting for us . . . it’s lovely to feel like you’re an active part…

Eddie Redmayne

“I feel like Newt’s skill set is quite unique, and I don’t just mean with beasts, I mean with empathy. His capacity to see broken people and to reach out to broken people is a skill set which is pretty unique. And it’s one of…

Eddie Redmayne

“Talking to Jo, how Jo had written Callum’s character in this film, versus how he’s mined that material, I think has changed her opinion of where she might take him. And that’s so exciting for us, when she has a plan of what the big…

Eddie Redmayne

“It is really complicated. [Theseus] is an Auror, he’s very establishment, and Newt is kind of the antithesis of that. But what I loved, actually, was the way Jo had written their relationship. It was quite antagonistic to begin with, and it certainly is filled…

David Yates

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…

Eddie Redmayne

“That’s what I loved, is that Jo writes about outsiders and all of our characters are outsiders and they build and find strength in each other and it opens and accesses parts of their souls that become quite extraordinary. But what I love is that…