Mads Mikkelson on replacing Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts: I will have to make it my own

Fantastic Beasts 3 is set to be released on July 14, 2022. It is the prequel series and mainly follows Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander, a magizoologist. He said that while his portrayal of the villain is obviously going to be different than Depp’s, there will be a “bridge” between what Depp did and what he is going to do. The movie also stars Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz, Callum Turner, Claudia Kim, William Nadylam and Kevin Guthrie. The publication had also claimed that Depp physically abused his ex-wife Amber Heard when they were married. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. But also we have to find a few links [to the previous version of the character] and some bridges, so it doesn’t completely detach from what he’s already masterfully achieved,” Mads Mikkelson told Entertainment Weekly.×1.png
Johnny Depp was removed from the Fantastic Beasts franchise by Warner Bros after he lost his libel case against UK tabloid The Sun for referring to him as a “wife-beater”. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: December 3, 2020 7:53:23 pm

Mads Mikkelsen took over the role of Dark Lord Gellert Grindelwald from Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts film series. Tags:

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Mads Mikkelsen (Photo: Reuters and Warner Bros)Mads Mikkelson, who recently took over the role of Dark Lord Gellert Grindelwald from Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts film series, has teased his twist to the character. Fantastic Beasts is a part of the Wizarding World, the fictional universe that also includes the Harry Potter films and books. “And at the same time, I also have to make it my own. Don't Miss These StoriesEvery David Fincher movie ranked: Fight Club, Gone Girl, Zodiac and moreDiljit Dosanjh slams Kangana Ranaut for fake tweet about farmers' protestSidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee to star in Broken But Beautiful 3Click here for more

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