Earlier this month, Warner Bros. that Johnny Depp will no longer be seen as Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beastsfranchise. The studio then immediately announced that someone else would be in his place. And now it looks like that “someone else” might be Mads Mikkelsen. The actor would sit around the table with the studio to discuss the role.
Mads Mikkelsen will soon appear as Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beastsfranchise? The chance seems to be increasing. The actor is director David Yates’ first choice to replace Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts 3.
Mads Mikkelsen as Grindelwald?
It is entertainment website Deadline that came out with the news. There it says it Fantastic Beasts-director David Yates wants to do everything he can to trap Mads Mikkelsen. The director is said to be a big fan of the actor’s work.
The talks are said to be in the early stages. It is therefore not at all certain whether Mikkelsen is effective as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3 will be on display. We are already following David Yates, and hope that the conversations will end positively.
Fantastic Beasts without Johnny Depp
Earlier this month, Warner Bros. decides that Johnny Depp will no longer portray Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beastsmovies. The reason for this is the various lawsuits of which the actor is the center. It concerns, among other things, the lost case that Johnny Depp had brought against the British tabloid The Sun.
That newspaper had the actor “wife-beaterCalled a woman abuser. Depp couldn’t laugh at that, and he sued The Sun for libel. The judge ruled in favor of the tabloid, and Johnny Depp disagrees. He will appeal against that decision.
Even though Johnny Depp won’t be featured in Fantastic Beasts 3yet he gets his full pay for it. It would be an amount of no less than 10 million dollars (8.5 million euros). How many scenes he had already recorded? One.