Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Inside Newt Scamander’s house, from Fantastic Beasts

The objects and sceneries created for Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts are so detailed that a lot of things does not appear in the movies – especially in the edited version exhibited in the cinemas. That is the case of the Magizoologist Newt Scamander’s house, that got a special mini-documentary in the Blu-ray of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and was exhibited on the internet by MTV.

Check out below some photos from the sets built at the Leavesden Studios, near London, in England.

Living-room, bedroom and kitchen

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“Newt keeps a variety of magical creatures illegally safe in his enchanted basement”, explains the screenwriter J.K. Rowling in the mini-documentary. “Newt took his house in London, used a few spells and transformed into this slightly exaggerated version of a Georgian Era basement”, adds the art supervisor Martin Foley.


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Conceptual Arts and Models

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Harry Potter Inspiration [Year 18] :: Harry Potter, The Ickabog, Fantastic Beasts, JK Rowling, Daniel, Emma & Rupert Inside Newt Scamander’s house, from Fantastic Beasts
Hogwarts’ moving stairs (Image: Warner Bros. Pictures/Reproduction)

Collaborated: Aline Michel

Translated into English by Paola Galiano
Edited by Aline Michel