We revealed yesterday that’s a new petition to bring back Johnny Depp as Grindelwald, and it’s now nearing 100K signatures. It really does seem as though people really want to see Depp come back to the Fantastic Beasts franchise. As it stands, the petition has 96,299, which is a huge number of people wanting Depp to be brought back as Grindelwald.
Honestly, as far as Depp is concerned, it’s probably better if he doesn’t return to the franchise. I do not believe that the third Fantastic Beasts will be any good, especially if it doesn’t feature him as Grindelwald.
It was also revealed that Johnny Depp still received his full salary for the movie, and potentially any future movies they should want to make in this Harry Potter spinoff franchise. It’s being reported that Depp’s made $10 million for only having shot one scene in Fantastic Beasts 3. Sounds like a good deal to me.
The petition to bring back Johnny Depp as Grindelwald is really gaining in traction
Honestly, this whole ordeal seems like it’ll be a lot worse for Warner Bros. Pictures than it will be for Johnny Depp. It’s being reported that they’ll have to pay him $10 million just to resign.
They’ll also then have to pay the person they ended up casting in the role. So, this could end up adding quite a big chunk of change to the film’s overall budget. I also think a lot of people are going to boycott this movie for multiple reasons.
There will be the Justice For Johnny people who won’t want to see this film should it not feature Johnny Depp as Grindelwald. There are also the people who’ve been very upset by what J.K. Rowling tweeted a while back (I won’t go into specifics here). I think this third Fantastic Beasts movie could end up losing a lot of money.
What do you make of this news? Have you signed the petition to have Warner Bros. Pictures bring Johnny Depp back as Grindelwald? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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