From the moment that Steven decided he wanted their final story to be a Weeping Angels story, it just always felt that New York was right. He’d been over here on a family holiday and started pacing the city, visualizing the existing statues turning into monsters. In terms of atmosphere and tone, and also in terms of the scale of the landscape, it feels as if it was absolutely the right decision to make. It’s such a city of dreams, and it needed to be somewhere that was huge and magical, that had that backdrop in every shot. It’s a script that’s going to break your heart, and there’s just nowhere better to set it.
I can already tell I’m going to need tissues.