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    Johnny Depp hasn't spoken about being cast as Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise since news broke in 2016, but the actor gave Entertainment Weekly a rare phone interview as Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald approaches.

    Depp's casting remains a subject of caution and contention among swaths of Harry Potter fans because he was accused of assaulting ex-wife Amber Heard several months before Beasts premiered (some fans plan to boycott the film and franchise entirely). 

    "Ultimately, there is real controversy," the actor told EW. "The fact remains I was falsely accused, which is why I’m suing the Sun newspaper for defamation for repeating false accusations. J.K. [Rowling] has seen the evidence and therefore knows I was falsely accused, and that’s why she has publicly supported me. She doesn’t take things lightly. She would not stand up if she didn’t know the truth." Read more...

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    Johnny Depp hasn't spoken about being cast as Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise since news broke in 2016, but the actor gave Entertainment Weekly a rare phone interview as Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald approaches.

    Depp's casting remains a subject of caution and contention among swaths of Harry Potter fans because he was accused of assaulting ex-wife Amber Heard several months before Beasts premiered (some fans plan to boycott the film and franchise entirely). 

    "Ultimately, there is real controversy," the actor told EW. "The fact remains I was falsely accused, which is why I’m suing the Sun newspaper for defamation for repeating false accusations. J.K. [Rowling] has seen the evidence and therefore knows I was falsely accused, and that’s why she has publicly supported me. She doesn’t take things lightly. She would not stand up if she didn’t know the truth." Read more...

    More about Movies, Johnny Depp, Fantastic Beasts The Crimes Of Grindelwald, Entertainment, and Harry Potter



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    Published on 11 Oct 2018 at 07:47PM

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