Mads Mikkelsen In Talks To Replace Johnny Depp In ‘Fantastic Beasts’ https://t.co/GwvUD2GuXA— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) November 10, 2020
Mads Mikkelsen is atop 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. Sources said he is Yates’ choice to play Grindelwald and he is in early talks.
In related news, THR reported that WB had to pay Depp his full 8-figure salary for the movie, even though he had shot one scene, because of a clause in his contract. There was no morality clause in his contract.