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JK Rowling

“Fantastic Beasts is giving me this opportunity to explore all of that and reveal things that I’ve had in my mind for a long time. So that’s enormously satisfying, but I’m inventing too. So, it’s taking all of the things that I thought happened and…

JK Rowling

“Newt is the heart of these movies, and in a very different way to the way Harry was the heart of the first movies. Newt, for me, represents a man who is good without realising he’s good. He is a man who needs persuading to…

JK Rowling

“I think that the Potter world contains certain universal themes about what makes us human, what keeps us human, and what dehumanises. And I think that that has definitely connected with people around the world and, in the Fantastic Beasts world, as you know, we’re…

JK Rowling

“In the movie [Crimes of Grindelwald] I included a Chinese creature. I’ve been immersed in a bestiary from China – mythical creatures and so on with their various properties. So, I can’t say too much now, but I’m using something from China in the next…

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…

Jessica Williams

“Jo flew down to make sure I was okay with how my character appeared. She wanted to give me autonomy as a woman and also as a black woman. That’s incredible on such a massive production. She wanted my character to look the way that…

JK Rowling

“You only see a HINT of Lally in Fantastic Beasts 2. Her true glory is revealed in FB3.” Source: Twitter

Alison Sudol

“She [JK Rowling]’s got her finger on the Zeitgeist, on the pulse in such an unbelievable way and I think we’re all really proud to be a part of something that has messages of tolerance, of finding common ground in difficult times, of looking past…

David Heyman

“We were thinking about what to do and Lionel Wigram, who was one of the producers on this and who was the executive who I first sent Harry Potter way back in the beginning of 1997. He was thinking about what we could do and…

JK Rowling

“Warner Bros. came to me ages ago and said they wanted to do something with Fantastic Beasts. I could see the potential in it. I knew something about Newt, having written a little something for Comic Relief. I had imagined a little bit of back…