Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Stuart Craig talks about the creation of MACUSA and 1926 New York

Oscar-winning production designer Stuart Craig gave an interview to SnitchSeeker revealing details about the Gothic art-deco feel to the MACUSA headquarters, and how was to bring 1926 New York City to life.

“Jacob– the character– lives in poverty in the lower East side, in a tenement building. And the bank and the shores office are pretty splendid and– so, yeah, this movie, it contrasts really and– there’s some evil at work and– there’s a nice sort of double romance, too– threading through it all. Something for everybody including those designing it and making it.”

The complete interview you can read here.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is J.K. Rowling’s debut as a screenwriter and premiers on November 18th.