Tag: Newt Scamander

Zoe Kravitz

“I think they [Leta and Newt] were probably still quite close even when Newt goes to America, which is why I think it’s such a jarring thing to come home and find I’m engaged to Theseus. We’ve all known each other for a really long…

Katherine Waterston

“I didn’t consider it jealousy [of Leta]. Tina was very sad and wounded. She thought she had a very good relationship with Newt but it was different, so she felt angry and sad. It’s a fun feeling to watch two people in a movie together,…

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…

Jude Law

“There is so much going on beneath the surface. Here is someone who has been told since being an infant that he was special. That he had the capability of being very powerful. But just at the wrong time he went through a crushing personal…

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

“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…

Jude Law

“He is, I think, very very fond of Newt because he knows this guy has a barometer of high morals. That he can rely on this man who has very specific and special skills, but is driven, ultimately, by doing good. And I think he…

Callum Turner

An interesting relationship with Newt. You’re his brother and about to marry someone he was in love with. This is complicated: “It is complicated but I think that the important thing to realise is that it wasn’t a full relationship. It was a companionship at…

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…