Tom Harper and Eddie Redmayne spoke briefly to Solzy at the Movies about The Aeronauts while on the red carpet this past October. What was it that attracted you to the screenplay? Eddie Redmayne: Well, he wrote the screenplay. For me, I was reading it while I was making the Fantastic Beasts films. I found the mixture between the adventure and the thrill of the piece and kind of the visual stuff that just as…"The Aeronauts: Tom Harper and Eddie Redmayne"
The Aeronauts is an adventure thriller that takes place in the skies while seeking to soar to the highest heights in history. The film reteams The Theory of Everything stars Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne as balloonist Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher, respectively. While Glaisher existed in real life, Wren is made up solely for the film. I can understand the reasoning behind this even as it takes Henry Coxwell out of the picture. …"Toronto 2019: The Aeronauts"