Mads Mikkelsen Officially Cast In Fantastic Beasts 3 To Replace Johnny Depp

Mads Mikkelsen Officially Cast In Fantastic Beasts 3 To Replace Johnny Depp”

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen poses as he arrives for the closing ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on May 24, 2015.

Last night, Warner Bros. announced that Mads Mikkelsen has officially taken over Johnny Depp's role as Grindelwald in the next chapter of the Fantastic Beasts franchise.

Mads Mikkelsen will take on the role of Gellert Grindelwald in 'Fantastic Beasts, ' replacing Johnny Depp.

Featuring franchise stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Jude Law, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol and Ezra Miller, Fantastic Beasts 3 is scheduled to be released on 15 July, 2022 following Depp's departure. He reprised the part in 2018's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

The actress's role as love interest Mera in the DC superhero film series has been criticised by supporters of Johnny Depp, after the actor lost his high-profile libel case against the Sun newspaper.

And fans will be eagerly waiting to see how the actor depicts the iconic role of Grindelwald in the upcoming movie.

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"So I know as much as you do from the newspapers", he added. Warner now recasting the role of Gellert Grindelwald following Depp's exit.

Mikkelsen has been featured in major films Casino Royale and Doctor Strange.

A combination of pictures shows USA actress Amber Heard (L) and her former husband United States actor Johnny Depp (R) arriving on the second day of Depp's libel action against News Group Newspapers (NGN), at the High Court in London, on July 8, 2020.

The libel case centred on whether an article published in The Sun, in which Depp was called a "wife beater", was libellous. In an elaborate statement on Instagram, the actor said that due to the current events related to the ongoing case against Amber Heard, Warner Bros asked him to resign.

Subsequently, the same judge denied Depp's appeal against the ruling, on the basis that he did not believe the appeal to have a "reasonable prospect of success".

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