>> After two world premieres this week, J.K. Rowling's wizarding world has officially returned. New characters and a new story line. But some of the details in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them are very familiar.
a more ordinary world in central London, the graphic designers who made that happen.
Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima have worked on eight Harry Potter films together and are now showcasing their work. When they met, Daniel Radcliffe was 12. And, much of the wizarding world was yet to be designed. From the Daily Prophet Newspaper, to the Marauder's Map.>> I suppose it was quite a organic transition for most people.
Because quite a lot of the people who had worked on Harry Potter films, stayed together on, for the Fantastic Beasts.>> Now, reunited for the latest spinoff, with a new brief. These are 1920s wizards, in America, and there's a Newt Scamander, instead of Harry.>> The things that made it naturally easy for anyone, creatively, was that it was a new location, a specific period in time, as opposed to a contemporary period referencing.
Historical periods, which is what we did in Harry Potter.>> For those waiting to watch Fantastic Beasts in the cinema, these will be some of the moments to watch out for. Scammander's passport, a wand permit application form, and potentially an arrest. With four more spin-offs ahead, Mina and Lima will no doubt have a lot more to add to this collection.