Tag: David Yates

David Yates

“On the latest film I’m working on, I’ve taken out three, four, five lovely scenes that we nurtured and cherished and shot and edited, put visual effects in, and you suddenly you reach that moment where you realise the story survives without it, and can…

Katherine Waterston

“I think he is meant to direct them all. I think it’s very interesting. He’s worked very closely with J.K. Rowling for a long time and very few people have access to her because she’s quite insulated and so I can’t really imagine how it…

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

“Yes, I mean in the original, the very first draft of the screenplay, Hogwarts didn’t actually exist. It was very much grounded in Paris and in London and then, of course, over a period of about six months, eight months, there’s a lot of back…

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…