There’s no magic in the world that can get Eddie Redmayne’s embarrassing experience on the set of the first movie out of your mind. fantastic Animal.
The actor who plays the magician Newt Scamander in the film derived from The Harry Potter star has revealed that he is still embarrassed by the events that unfolded while filming the infamous impromptu intercourse dance scene from the 2016 film.
“Anyway, it was humiliating when I managed to rip my pants,” Redmayne told the British the trend as part of the magazine’s Hollywood 2023 portfolio. “My butt was on display for all to see in a late night shoot in the middle of Watford.”
In the film, Newt and his non-magical friend Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler) learn that an Erumpent (a giant, spiny-headed creature that looks like a rhinoceros) has invaded a New York zoo and is killing a hippo. trying to reach. , To safely capture the animal, the newt (naturally) sprays himself with erumpent musk and proceeds to perform an elaborate ritual in which he huffs, crouches, and shakes his butt.
Redmayne has already been candid about his heroic experience in The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon In 2016: “Attempting to seduce this giant horned female magical creature” as well as researched bird songs.
“I went and saw weird and random bird mating calls and made some videos that I would send to the director [David Yates]”, he recalled. “It was the most humiliating thing you’ve ever done in your life.”
Before teaching Fallon the film’s hip-shaking routine, Redmayne asked the host how tight his pants were and joked that the ritual could be “disastrous” for both of them. he certainly had Memento Horrible by your fault on set all the time.
Since then, Redmayne and Fallon have carried on the tradition of dancing separately. fantastic Beast in the movies together. Recently, the pair did the Manticore dance as seen in the 2022 installment of the franchise, Dumbledore’s Secret ,
“In the first movie, they basically made me do a mating dance with a rhino, and then I came over and taught you, which was amazing to be able to put you down,” Redmayne joked on the show last May. . “I feel like now, in every single one of these movies, they literally write something in to offend me, and when I read it, I think, ‘That’s terrible, but it’s great because I can do it. I can show it to Jimmy.’