After your prestige roles, was going to a big, broad audience vehicle like this attractive or no? What was interesting about this, one doesn’t often get these opportunities, but you look at it like any other script. Rowling’s mind, [Newt is] entirely three-dimensional, and you can talk to her about what his life was like. One of the wonderful things about the script is when you read it, it’s not just what the characters say, it’s the stage directions and descriptions in between.
They are used for non-profit use in accordance with section 107 of the US Copyright Law. Eddie Redmayne is opening up about his mysterious storyline in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Below, the Oscar-winning Theory of Everything star takes a bunch of our burning questions about his role as magi-zoologist Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter spin-off, which opens Nov. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Let’s start at the beginning: When did you first hear about this project?
EDDIE REDMAYNE: I think it must have been two years ago.
I got a call to have a meeting with [director David Yates], and he talked through the story in the vaguest of terms and said there will be a script in five months time and then we’d have a meeting on it again. I was so excited at the prospect, and then there was nervousness, because what if I read the script [and didn’t connect with the character].
best known for his roles in Les Misérables, My Week With Marilyn, and The Theory of Everything.
This site is determined to bring you the most up to date information on this talented performer and his career. as Einar Wegener Post Production Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait of a marriage asks: What do you do when someone you love wants to change?
It starts with a question, a simple favor asked of a husband by his wife on an afternoon chilled by the Baltic wind while both are painting in their studio.
Her portrait model has canceled, and would he mind slipping into a pair of women's shoes and stockings for a few moments so she can finish the painting on time. "Anything at all." With that, one of the most passionate and unusual love stories of the twentieth century begins. This site is a non-profit fan resource only and is in no way affiliated with Eddie Redmayne or any of Mr. All images and text are for resource use only and are copyright to their owners.
He’s not particularly comfortable with human relationships. RELATED: Secrets of the Fantastic Beasts Trailer Revealed And you studied animal trainers for this, right? I had never done a film of this scale, and I don’t have a particularly lot of imagination, and there’s a lot of interaction with animals and fantastic things and working with puppeteers. Going out to these amazing zoos, to parks, and going into cages with animals and meeting their keepers and hearing what their lives are.
He’s comfortable in his own skin, but he disconnects with people. I spent a day or two with a gentleman who lives in the forest, and tracking is his thing.
People seem to misunderstand him, and he doesn’t know why, but he’s also not particularly interested in why. And it’s about using all of your senses — from smell to sight to peripheral vision to sound — and knowing things like using plants for antidotes.