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 the things that Dumbledore has always, since he was a kid, seen in Newt. And the complexity of … if it is building to a showdown between these two, [Jo has] created a scenario that’s not as simple as the two can just face off. And actually, Dumbledore needs to recruit the skill set of Newt to help.”

Source: Collider