Daniel Radcliffe weighs in on Johnny Depp remaining in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Harry Potter fans around the world will have to come to terms with Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts, and Daniel Radcliffe himself is among them.

“It’s a very hard thing for me,” Radcliffe told Entertainment Weekly. He expressed gratitude to the Potter producers who “gave me a great start in life and an amazing job.”

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Depp was cast as early as 2016 and had a cameo in the franchise debut Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The casting caused immediate controversy; Depp was accused of domestic abuse by Amber Heard mere months earlier, and the Harry Potter fandom had already seen its share of abusers outed and ousted. Read more...

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