Johnny Depp could return as wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts series, and that’s what his replacement actor Mads Mikkelsen said: Johnny will be returning in Harry Potter He played Grindelwald in his two films, the first of which was a spin-off. He was replaced by Mats after domestic violence allegations were leveled against him by his ex-wife Amber Heard.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secret of Dumbledore released earlier this year. Fans are lobbying for Johnny’s return after he was sued for domestic violence and won a defamation lawsuit against Amber. Many take it as proof of his innocence. In a recent interview with Deadline, Mats said: He can.” The actor added that he was afraid to take on the role after Johnny. I think he’s a great actor and I think he did a great job. But I couldn’t copy it. He was too much of him to just copy. It would be creative suicide. So we had to come up with another. Mine had to build a bridge between him and me.
Oh yeah it was intimidating. His fans were very cute, but he was also very stubborn. I didn’t interact with them much, but I could understand why they were hurt,” he added. Johnny made a cameo appearance towards the end of his first film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and then his second film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018). Appeared in The series also stars Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, and Katherine Waterson. Two more films have been announced for the series, but production on the fourth has yet to begin.