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Johnny Depp Joins Fantastic Beasts 2

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Although it is still two years before Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 hit the theaters, some interesting information has already surfaced on the internet. A great actor will be playing the bad guy in the film and locations where the movie will?take place have been revealed as well.

Earlier this year, it was announced that actor Johnny Depp will co-star in the Fantastic Beasts installment. Since then, there have been speculations as to which character he will play. Rumors suggest that Depp will play the role of Gellert Grindelwald, former friend of Albus Dumbledore. And in a recent interview with director David Yates, it was confirmed that the actor will indeed play the role of the dark wizard.

It can be recalled that Yates directed the final four Harry Potter movies and also the first film of Fantastic Beasts. Now, in a recent interview with The Leaky Cauldron, he shared why they chose Depp to be the dark wizard of the sequel.

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?The whole principal of casting the movie was go with the best actor. Go for the most inspired, interesting, right fit for that character. And as we approached Grindelwald we thought, ?Who?s going to take this in an interesting direction??? said the director.

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He then mentioned that Depp is a real artist for he has created ?several characters who have really resonated in our popular time.? Yates added that they are excited about seeing how Depp would do with the character. The production is also expecting the great actor to bring something fun and special to the role. Hopefully, all these expectations will be met by Depp.

Aside from Depp, Ezra Miller?s character Credence will also play a pivotal role in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2, as revealed by Yates. The sequel will further follow the story of Credence, which will make her quite crucial in the installment.

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Meanwhile, it was also revealed that the upcoming film will go back to Europe following the America-set first movie. ?We do go back to the U.K. in the second film as well, it?s U.K. and Paris,? shared Yates and producer David Heyman. They also mentioned that although it will be difficult to ignore America, still, the next one will take place mostly in Europe.

Obviously, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 will be more interesting than the first installment. How about you? What other things do you expect from the upcoming film? Share your thoughts in the comment section below. The movie will hit the cinemas on November 16, 2018.

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Also read: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Sequel Announced, November 2018 Release

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