Johnny Depp Set For Role In Fantastic Beasts Sequel
Johnny Depp will joining the world of Harry Potter in the sequel of the spin-off film Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. He has been cast in an unknown role alongside Eddie Redmayne, who plays protagonist Newt Scamander, in the sequel David Yates that will be directed early next year.
J.K. Rowling revealed at a fan event on in October that she is planning to this a franchise consisting of five films. Before this Warner Bros. Pictures made the announcement in August that a sequel to Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them was already in the works, and would see Redmayne as the lead.
The Fantastic Beasts sequel has already been giving a release date of November 16, 2018. However release dates for the third, fourth and fifth films that the studio has planned have not yet been set. There has also not been an announcement on whether or not any of the stars Fantastic Beasts – Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler, Colin Farrell and Jon Voight – will be returning for the sequel.