Johnny Depp revealed earlier this month that he is withdrawing from the upcoming Fantastic Animals 3 At the request of the studio, co-star Jude Law recently revealed that since he is only part of a large-scale production, he must respect the studio’s decision. The actor’s comments are very diplomatic, because he does not necessarily have to express his support for Depp or mourn his withdrawal, but he does not have to comment negatively on him. Despite reports that Mads Mikkelsen is negotiating to take over the role of Gellert Grindelwald, no official confirmation of this decision has yet been made.
Law shared: “This is a huge movie with many layers. This may be one of the biggest works I have ever created.”
Depp confirmed the news on Instagram and pointed out that he was following the studio’s request for his resignation. Although there is no official reason for leaving, it can be traced back to 2016, the year Grindelwald debuted, but his ex-wife Amber Heard accused her of domestic abuse because of Depp. Although the two have many legal disputes over these allegations, Harry Potter fans often express disappointment with the rest of Depp in the series.A few days before Depp announced his departure, he lost the lawsuit against a British publication sun Call him “wife beaten.”
Law pointed out, “For me, this is unusual, because I am actually in this special position.” “I think Johnny actually only completed one day of filming.”
Although Depp’s Grindelwald may not appear in the new movie at all, even if he has already shot a scene, there are reports that the nature of his contract means that he can earn eight figures even if he does not appear in the movie. Salary. Advance to the final.
Law said: “In such a franchise, it is the studio and the company that make the big decisions.” “And you have to be consistent with them, because we are only part of the team.”
Fantastic Animals 3 It is currently scheduled to land in major theaters on July 15, 2022.
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