Tag: Newt Scamander

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…

Callum Turner

“I think it’s [Theseus and Newt’s relationship] born out of love. Theseus is the complete opposite to Newt – he’s the Head Auror at the Ministry of Magic, he’s an establishment man, he’s risen through the ranks very quickly. Newt’s completely different, he’s Nomadic, he’s…

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…

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…

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…

Zoe Kravitz

“Jo’s very smart, the way she writes. We don’t have to constantly be talking about the love triangle but you know the history and that makes everything a little bit more electric in the scenes when we’re all together.” Source: YouTube

Callum Turner

“I guess from Theseus’ point of view, it [Newt & Leta’s history] wasn’t as big of a deal as it’s being made out in the press. There’s something there, but as long as it’s done, it’s my brother and it’s all clear, I think he’s…