The filmmakers of "Fantastic Beast and Where To Find Them" have a surprise in the end of the movie. It was previously reported that the Golden Globe awardee, Johnny Depp would be the new cast member of the said film. Well, who would he be playing?
The characters of witches and wizards in J. K. Rowling's series of "Harry Potter" novels played a significant role. They were the ones who put tricks in the sci-fi movie. In "Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them", Johnny Depp played a major role as he would be playing Gellert Grindelwald, one of the most dangerous 'Dark Wizards' of all time.
The first spin-off movie from J. K Rowling's series of "Harry of Potter" universe and the wizarding world was in chaos when the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald appeared following the rise of Voldemort, a fictional character and the central antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of "Harry Potter" novels. And now, another J. K. Rowling film "Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them" would be facing a dark wizard.
On a previous report, it was revealed that 'Best Actor' awardee, Johnny Depp would be playing the role of Grindelwald. The 53-year old actor would have its surprise scene at the end of "Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them". The filmmakers of the sci-fi movie revealed the reason why Johnny Depp would be playing Grindelwald's role.
On an exclusive interview with People with David Heyman, veteran "Harry Potter" producer he revealed the reasons why did they cast Johnny Depp on "Fantastic Beast and Where To Find Them."
"Why did we cast him? Because he's iconic. He's an iconic actor and we needed an iconic actor to play this part", Heyman said at the "Fantast Beast and Where To Find Them" premiere at New York City's Lincoln Center. "Johnny's created two or three iconic people, people who are unforgettable. He makes choices, and that was really, really important.", he added. Indeed, Johnny Depp is known for his iconic role. "Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them" is currently showing at theaters nationwide.