As "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" premiered, fans continue to dig deep for more information into the world of wizardry. They should take a look at the books on which the movie was based to find them.
As reported by The Telegraph, the "Case of Beasts" and "Inside the Magic" by Ian Nathan are the ones particularly recommended for data on wizards. Fans can also follow the critics, reporters and reviewers to get a glimpse of the stories that have been behind the scenes of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
Here is some of their findings:
- Eddie Redmayne visited zoos and parks just to be able to grasp how experts in the field care for exotic animals. He actually went to meet with zoologists in safari parks for this purpose. Redmayne also insisted that his wand did not contain any animal parts.
- JK Rowling confers with Yates and other people connected with the Harry Potter series, and then writes each screenplay section two nights at a time without distraction. She also commented that Queenie is the most beautiful wizard she has ever created.
- For filming scenes at Lower East Side Manhattan and other New York sites, the production crew had to build a 800X500-feet set in a studio in North London. It took almost four months to construct and an army of workers to maintain.
- The extras acting as 1920 crowd had a hard time wearing overcoats, gloves and carves in sweltering heat since the scenes were filmed in summer time.
- Credence Barebone and Harry Potter had unique similarities; both were orphans and subjected to trials by black wizardry.
- They had had to research about the nature of Ocamies and Demiguises to show the right relationships between these beasts in the movie.
- Using graphics effects, the MACUSA execution pool was made to look like an artwork at the Saatchi Gallery.
These are some of the untold casts and secret scripts that created "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." They help viewers understand the production processes employed.