Harry Potter creator JK Rowling on Thursday safeguarded the choice to cast Johnny Depp in the following Fantastic Beasts motion picture, after a reaction from fans miserable about the conditions of the on-screen character’s current separation.
In an announcement on her own site, Rowling said movie producers had considered recasting the part of miscreant Gellert Grindelwald for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the spin-off of 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
In any case, she said the conditions of Depp’s separation from performing artist Amber Heard a year ago were private and ought to be regarded.
The Warner Bros motion picture, due to be discharged in November 2018, is the second of an arranged five motion picture spinoff establishment from the blockbuster Harry Potter films.
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It really isn’t too late to replace Johnny Depp, guys. https://t.co/yE7ltZLI9L
— kateyrich (@kateyrich) November 16, 2017
“Harry Potter fans had legitimate questions and concerns about our choice to continue with Johnny Depp in the role,” Rowling wrote.