Eddie Redmayne, James Corden, The Late Late Show


It's safe to say that going through TSA at the airport is the worst experience even if you've managed to follow all the rules.

But what if you're carrying a magical briefcase full of fantastic beasts? That has to be pretty nerve-wracking. Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was traveling Thursday night (on his way to The Late Late Show we presume) and got flagged by a TSA agent (portrayed by James Corden) after he saw a pair of eyes on the x-ray machine.

"I'm in a bit of a hurry," Redmayne pleaded with Corden.

"Everyone's in a bit of a hurry here, sir, except me," a terse Corden replied. "I've got all the time in the world. Let's pop the bag, shall we?"

Naturally, Redmayne was terrified of what could pop out of his case. "Please don't open that," he said.

"Don't make me blow this whistle," an angry Corden told him. "Do you want me to blow this whistle? If you back me into a corner I will whistle my way out of it."

Redmayne backed down, but warned Corden before he unlatched the case. When the TSA agent wasn't looking, a furry cat-like animal popped his head out and started chatting with Redmayne. The beast made sure to hide before Corden came back. While searching Corden discovered, something, leaving Redmayne visibly panicked.

Fortunately, it was only a bottle of mouthwash, but to Corden that's a major infraction. "This is a hard and fast rule, sir," Corden said. "Nothing over 3.4 ounces."

"You can chuck that," Redmayne relented. "I don't need it."

When Corden walked away to handle the mouthwash, the same beast popped out—as well as a second animal that had a beak and tons of feathers. Once again Redmayne's creatures hid just in the nick of time, but the rest of Redmayne's stop and search with Corden doesn't go as smoothly.

Watch the video to see what happens!

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