[Officially] Mads Mikkelsen Replaces Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3

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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore has revealed the main cast of Warring Wizards.

Following the release of the latest trailer, a new poster for the upcoming wizarding world sequel Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore revealed the core cast, as Movie Web reports .

The core cast includes Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore, and Mads Mikkelsen as Gellert Grindelwald.

This new poster features the cast of characters and Hogwarts in a flaming phoenix, a creature deeply related to Dumbledore.

The story of Fantastic Beasts 3 is centered on the legendary wizard and head of Hogwarts school, Dumbledore.

Mads Mikkelsen Replaces Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald

Hannibal star Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp , who previously appeared in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald as Grindelward.

Quoted from Screen Rant , Johnny Depp had played the main villain of the saga, Gellert Grindelwald.

Johnny Depp departure from the project received a lot of protests, especially from fans.

They called me and they were clearly in a rush, and I liked the script, so they said yes, the actor said in June 2021.

And I know it controversial for a lot of people, but that how it goes.

Depp reportedly movieed one scene for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore , so whether he’ll appear and undergo a transformation, or whether his portrayal will be ignored remains to be seen.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is directed by David Yates.

The movie is based on a screenplay by JK Rowling & Steve Kloves.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore will open in international theaters April 7, 2022 and in North America on April 15, 2022.