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JK Rowling has proven herself to be the most powerful in the world of "Harry Potter," "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" and its upcoming spinoffs. For fans who still have Newt Scamander hangover here is a list of secrets you probably did not know about the movie.
After reading the script for "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" for the first time, Eddie Redmayne ended up crying. Christmas was approaching when Redmayne supposedly met up with Yates in a little club in Soho. Upon reading the script, he sought zoologists, met up with animal experts and visited safari parks to prepare for his role.
Speaking of that tear evoking script, "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" was JK Rowling's debut screenplay. She enjoys it more than writing novels where one has often to be in seclusion. With screenplays she would take two sleepless day ay a time to write, rewrite or completely create a new draft for the movie.
Screenplay allowed her to involve other people. When writing for the screenplay of "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them," She is constantly in touch with Yates, Steve Kloves and Lionel Wigram. Kloves and Wigram have produced several of the "Harry Potter" series and gave JK Rowling the idea to make a film adaptation of the book "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them."
No animal was harmed in making Newt Scamander's wand in "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them." Eddie Redmayne made sure of that. Pierre Bohanna, set props maker, intended Newt's wand to incorporate an animal component. Lord Voldemort and Harry Potter's wands have Fawke's phoenix features. Redmayne insisted the wand be leather and horn-free.
The 1920s New York City set is 800 feet by 500 feet big that took 16 weeks to create and was in a studio one hour north of London, Leavesdon Studios. A battalion of designers managed the upkeep of the set within the 5 months they were filming there.
There was an amazing attention to detail, especially in the MACUSA building where Tina and Queenie Goldstein work. They had to construct specially designed 80 bespoke desks and import chairs from the US for the movie "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" set.
JK Rowling wrote in her script that Queenie Goldstein is the most beautiful girl to wear witch's robes. This makes this "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" character the most attractive female JK Rowling ever created.
The "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" setting was a cold December but it was shot in warm August 2015. The casts and extras were baked in their heavy coats and scarves. They also needed to make sure none of the extras wore anything modern, from eyeglasses to watches.
Harry and Credence have a lot of similarities. Both are orphaned, and left in the hands of family who do not treat them with love like a family actually does. Both are walking the path where there is a great battle between the dark and the light.
During the 1920s flapper dress age, Tina wore trousers. This is to symbolize her being a straightforward modern girl as costume designer Colleen Atwood explained.
The Demiguise, Dougal did not escape. He actually went out to look for the young Occamy and to take care of it. Dougal was babysitting as Newt describes him in the movie. JK Rowing did not just create a relationship between Newt an his beasts but between these beasts as well.
The MACUSA execution pool was believed to be inspired by artist Richard Wilson's installation art at Saatchi Gallaery. The installation art is called 20:50, a piece where an entire room is filled with smooth black engine oil.