Fantastic Beasts: Mads Mikkelsen Breaks Silence On Replacing Johnny Depp As Grindelwald

Mads Mikkelsen, who was reportedly director David Yates’ top choice to replace Depp, has finally opened up about his casting in Fantastic Beasts 3.

FANTASTIC BEASTS: MADS MIKKELSEN RESPONDS TO RUMOUR HE’S REPLACING JOHNNY DEPP AS GRINDELWALD

Talking to IGN about his new movie Chaos Walking, Mikkelsen denied reports that he has replaced Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts series.

MADS MIKKELSEN IN TALKS TO REPLACE JOHNNY DEPP IN FANTASTIC BEASTS SERIES

According to Deadline, James Bond and Star Wars actor Mads Miklelsen is being considered to replace Johnny Depp as the villainous Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise!

BREAKING: JOHNNY DEPP QUITS ‘FANTASTIC BEASTS’ SERIES

Johnny Depp has announced that he will no longer portray the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts film franchise.