Mads Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts 3 as Gellert Grindelwald, confirms Warner Bros

Mads Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts 3 as Gellert Grindelwald, confirms Warner Bros

By Bollywood Hungama26 November, 2020 < 1 min read
Mads Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts 3 as Gellert Grindelwald, confirms Warner Bros

Earlier this month, Hollywood actor Johnny Depp announced his exit from the Fantastic Beasts franchise. 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. The actor was essaying the role of Gellert Grindelwald and had only filmed one scene in the third part. Soon after his exit, it was being reported that Hannibal and Doctor Strange actor Mads Mikkelsen was in early talks to replace Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts 3. Warner Bros has now confirmed the casting.

According to Deadline, “Warner Bros on Wednesday confirmed that Mads Mikkelsen has been cast as Dark Wizard Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3. He had been the top choice to replace Johnny Depp, who had played the role in the first two installments but exited after losing a major libel suit in the UK.”

According to an earlier report in The Hollywood Reporter, “Warner Bros. will be on the hook for Depp’s full salary, even though he only had shot one scene since production began on September 20 in London.” ScreenRant further investigated and found out that the actor will be getting $10 million paid.

Fantastic Beasts 3 will now release in 2022 instead of the earlier date of November 12, 2021.

Bollywood Hungama
Written by

Bollywood Hungama

Trending articles

BREAKING! Ranveer Singh starrer 83 to release on June 4, 2021

BREAKING! Ranveer Singh starrer 83 to release on June 4, 2021

It’s official! Ranveer Singh has announced the release date of his much-awaited film 83. The Kabir Khan directorial, which was scheduled for 2020 release, will now hit the screens on June 4, 2021. This is the sixth film today to have announced a theatrical release date.

By Bollywood Hungama < 1 min read
Here’s Why You Should Watch ‘Girls Hostel 2.0’

Here’s Why You Should Watch ‘Girls Hostel 2.0’

In the new season of The Viral Fever’s (TVF) college drama Girls Hostel, the medical versus dental wars continue between the girls. Zahira (Parul Gulati) and Jo (Srishti Shrivastava) still do not see eye-to-eye, while Richa (Ahsaas Channa) is still finding her footing with Aarav (Gagan Arora). The dental girls have been moved to a newer, smaller hostel where they’re facing a water crisis and other problems. This new season, unlike the first, focuses on more mature topics such as college politics, elections, eve teasing and more.

By Sanjana Subramanian 2 min read
Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re starring Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush to release on August 6, 2021

Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re starring Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush to release on August 6, 2021

Last March, Aanand L Rai’s upcoming directorial, Atrangi Re starring Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush, went on floors in Varanasi. The team resumed the shoot of the film in Madurai in October and followed it up in Delhi. While much is not known about the film yet, we have got our hands on an interesting development.

By Bollywood Hungama < 1 min read
See more articles
Privacy Note
By using www.bookmyshow.com(our website), you are fully accepting the Privacy Policy available at https://bookmyshow.com/privacy governing your access to Bookmyshow and provision of services by Bookmyshow to you. If you do not accept terms mentioned in the Privacy Policy, you must not share any of your personal information and immediately exit Bookmyshow.
List your Show
Got a show, event, activity or a great experience? Partner with us & get listed on BookMyShow
Contact today!
Copyright 2021 © Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
The content and images used on this site are copyright protected and copyrights vests with the respective owners. The usage of the content and images on this website is intended to promote the works and no endorsement of the artist shall be implied. Unauthorized use is prohibited and punishable by law.