It’s a huge operation, getting all the wigs, coats, stunt mattresses, posters, mannequins, sequined gowns, cameras, make-up tools, vintage cars, fake snow, tents and people to a new location. Huge.
It’s impossible to keep Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller, Jon Voight, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Samantha Morton and 535 other people a secret, so we don’t really try.
We all rub our hands together and watch as Jon Voight gets out of a stately black car and walks up the stairs of St. George’s Hall. He does it again and again, up snow-drizzled stairs, to get the shot perfect.
Alongside Jon and Ezra today there are 444 extras on set. 40 extra make-up artists, 37 fully-dressed dinner tables, two horses and one vintage Rolls-Royce.
There’s something so right about Eddie and Katherine. They’re absolutely perfect for this movie, and I cannot wait for you to see the scene they filmed today. It’s a dramatic one. Involved a lot of running…
So, what do we know so far about this scene?
We know there is a gala dinner that both Newt and Jon Voight’s character are attending – we speculate that Jon Voight plays the Senator Henry Shaw whose supporters were congregated outside the building. Mary Lou (Samantha Morton) is also outside the building, protesting witchcraft with her ‘Second Salem’ party, and likely her son Credence (Ezra Miller) is with her.
Another scene involved a lot of running – is this released image from that scene, perhaps? Are they running from the Second Salem’ers? Maybe from the Government.
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