JK Rowling defends controversial Johnny Depp Grindelwald casting: ‘It’s the right thing'

JK ROWLING has finally spoken out about the casting of Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts series.

The 54-year-old actor’s part in the Harry Potter franchise spin-offs received a backlash from some fans due to previous allegations of domestic abuse made against him.

However, the author, 52, defended the decision in a lengthy statement on her website today, saying: “When Johnny Depp was cast as Grindelwald, I thought he'd be wonderful in the role.

“However, around the time of filming his cameo in the first movie, stories had appeared in the...
source: Express

2017-12-07 21:03
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