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 reasons why they have become that way. He’s very isolated in his work. She’s become the parent to her sister, Queenie, because they lost their parents so young. So they’re these two people who really haven’t had much time to have a good time. [Jacob and Queenie] are much freer and it’s in that contrast that you see how trapped [Newt and Tina] are. The moments where a little bit of who they really are get to come out, it’s really exciting and as the film goes on, that starts to happen more and more.”

Source: Movie-Making News (page 41)