Johnny Depp could find yourself returning as wizard Gellert Grindelwald within the Fantastic Beasts sequence. And that is one thing Mads Mikkelsen, the actor who changed him within the position, has stated. Johnny performed Grindelwald within the Harry Potter spinoff within the first two movies. Thereafter, he was changed with Mads within the wake of the home abuse allegations levelled in opposition to him by his ex-wife Amber Heard. Also learn: Mads Mikkelsen to replace Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts
Mads Mikkelsen performed the well-known darkish wizard within the third movie Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, which was launched earlier this yr. Fans have campaigned for Johnny to be introduced again now that he has gained a defamation go well with in opposition to Amber after home violence allegations. Many see this as proof of his innocence.
In a latest interview to Deadline, Mads stated, “Obviously, well, now the course has changed — he won the suit (against Amber), the court (case) — so let’s see if he comes back. He might.” The actor added that it was intimidated to tackle the position after Johnny and he understood why his followers ‘had their hearts broken’.
“I’m a big fan of Johnny. I think he’s an amazing actor, I think he did a fantastic job. Having said that, I could not copy it. There’s there was no way I could just copy it, because it’s so much him. It would be creative suicide. So, we had to come up with something else, something that was mine, and build a bridge between him and me. So, yes, it was intimidating. His fans were very, very sweet, but they were also very stubborn. I didn’t interact too much with them, but I could understand why they had their hearts broken,” he added.
Johnny appeared within the position in a cameo in the direction of the tip of the primary film– Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), earlier than starring within the second movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018). The sequence additionally stars Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, and Katherine Waterson. Two extra movies have been introduced within the sequence however work on the fourth half has not begun but.