Tag: Newt Scamander

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…

Eddie Redmayne

“It is really complicated. [Theseus] is an Auror, he’s very establishment, and Newt is kind of the antithesis of that. But what I loved, actually, was the way Jo had written their relationship. It was quite antagonistic to begin with, and it certainly is filled…

Zoe Kravitz

Have they told you how much more you’ll get to be in? “I think there’s a few ahead. The relationship between Leta and Newt Scamander is a complex relationship, so I think there will be a lot of time for that to grow and develop,…

Katherine Waterston

“She knows she has a lot of potential, but she can’t seem to express it and convince people of it. Newt sees all that potential in her. I think that’s a lot of what falling in love is. You feel someone else recognising what you…

David Yates

It says in this book that Newt graduated from Hogwarts. [In the film, we’re told he was expelled.] “Oh my God, well-spotted!” You might get stick for that. “We might get some stick. Well, you know, it wouldn’t be film-making if we didn’t get some…

David Yates

“There was a really beautiful scene that she [JK Rowling] wrote when Newt tells Tina about a young African girl that he tried to save, because this young African girl had an Obscurus, and it’s a really difficult story for Newt to tell. And they’re…

Eddie Redmayne

“That’s what I loved, is that Jo writes about outsiders and all of our characters are outsiders and they build and find strength in each other and it opens and accesses parts of their souls that become quite extraordinary. But what I love is that…

Eddie Redmayne

“There is a moment in the film where you see the photograph and you see that, clearly his relationship with her was complicated and, Jo being Jo, there is an entire intricate history there. And one which I think may be revealed at some point…