Warner Bros. has halted filming for the sequel for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3” after an unspecified crew member tested positive for COVID-19. Continue reading
It’s official: Mads Mikkelsen is the new Gellert Grindelwald.
The Hannibal and Rogue One star is confirmed to replace Johnny Depp as the notorious dark wizard in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.
Mads Mikkelsen is reportedly top of the list of actors being considered to replace Johnny Depp in the David Yates-directed Fantastic Beast 3, the third installment of the Harry Potter spinoff based on the JK Rowling fantasy franchise.
Reported on Deadline sources said Mikkelsen is Yates’ choice to play Grindelwald and he is in early talks. The aim is to keep on track a picture that recently moved its original November 12, 2021 release date to summer 2022. The cast led by Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law are already shooting.
Warner Bros have announced Johnny Depp has been cut loose from their Fantastic Beasts franchise based in the Harry Potter universe.
“Johnny Depp will depart the Fantastic Beasts franchise,” said the studio in a statement today “We thank Johnny for his work on the films to date. Fantastic Beasts 3 is currently in production, and the role of Gellert Grindelwald will be recast. The film will debut in theaters worldwide in the summer of 2022.”
San Diego Comic Con is a fixture of the pop culture calendar every year and is considered the ‘Geek Mecca’ where many companies choose to make major announcements for their movies, TV shows and products.
Here is some of our favourite moments, panels and trailers that have been posted online over the weekend: Continue reading