Warner Bros. said in a statement that he would replay the role of the sinister wizard.
“Johnny Depp is leaving the Fantastic Beasts franchise. Thanks to Johnny for his work in the film so far. Fantastic Beasts 3 is currently in production and the role of Gelato Grindelwald will be recast. The film will debut in theaters around the world in the summer. 2022. “
Fantastic Beasts 3 was initially preparing for the movie earlier this year, before the pandemic stopped production.Production finally resumed in the UK in September
However, this is not the first time a performer has changed during production.Sure, the switch usually comes for a different reason than driving Depp’s departure, but that’s have What happened has involved some pretty big names and movies.
Watch the slideshow below to see the actors and actresses who dropped out of big projects, from Nicole Kidman to Harvey Keitel to Ryan Gosling.
Actors who changed during production
Now there are some of the most notable cast changes in movie history. Did you have a surprise? Are there any stars who wanted to stay in the movie and complete it? Please let us know in the comments below.
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