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

“Newt’s become a celebrity, which, as someone who struggles to communicate with other humans, is a bit, he’s not that comfortable with his new-found celebrity. There was a scene in which he was going to be surrounded by fans [on the street] and he had…

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

“[Dumbledore and Grindelwald] have this relationship which is incredibly intimate and goes back years since they were kids. Newt isn’t aware of it. He’s not. But there is a moment in which clearly Grindelwald is becoming this force which is pretty terrifying and pretty dogmatic…

Eddie Redmayne

“It [scene of Newt communicating with the Zouwu in Mandarin] was cut! I think they were like ‘yes, it was just a time thing’, but I think the reality is because my Mandarin was too bad. But it was a – it was trying to…

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

“It’s only throughout the film you realise that for all the wonder and excitement of his life, there is a hole there in some ways. There is a part of him where there’s a sadness. One of the wonderful journeys for him in the film…

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…