Warner Bros. asked Johnny Depp to leave the Fantastic Beasts series starring Depp after allegations of violence against his ex-wife Amber Heard. After Depp, who left the role by stating that he respected the request, it was wondered who would play the Grindewald character in the remaining 3 films of the series. This curiosity can disappear in a short time. Because it was learned that the studio started negotiations with Mads Mikkelsen for the role.
Mads Mikkelsen new Grindewald is very close
According to information learned by Deadline, David Yates, director of Fantastic Beasts 3, nominated Mikkelsen to Warner Bros. to play Grindewald. The studio shifted the premiere of the film from 2021 to 2022, while scenes of leading actors such as Jude Law and Eddie Redmayne were being shot for the third film of the series.
Johnny Depp, who starred in the first 2 films of the series, played the role of Grindewald in “Fantastic Beasts” to Warner Bros. I want you to know that I was asked to resign and that I respect and accept this request ”.
Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is described as the best fit for the role for many. Mikkelsen, whom we know from productions such as Hannibal, Casino Royale, and Dr Strange, also found a place in Death Stranding, one of Hideo Kojima’s masterpieces.
The third movie of the series, whose name is not yet known, was normally planned to begin in March. However, shooting was delayed by the studio until September due to the epidemic that occurred at that time.