Depp was asked to resign from the film after losing his libel case against a tabloid
The actor was asked to resign from the franchise last week after losing his libel case against 'The Sun'
The film has been pushed into 2022
“Fantastic Beasts,” based on the magical adventures of Newt Scamander, is set some 60 years before the “Harry Potter” films but features several of the same key characters when they were younger
Heard said Depp attacked her on at least 14 occasions, threatened many times to kill her, and that he slapped, punched, head-butted, throttled and kicked her when he became “the monster”
Depp had sued News Group Newspapers over a 2018 article which stated he had been violent towards his ex-wife
Amber Heard on Wednesday denied severing the tip of ex-husband Johnny Depp’s finger during a violent argument
LONDON: British author JK Rowling has said she is "genuinely happy" with Johnny Depp's casting in the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts" film after fans called for his replacement over domestic abuse allegations. The US actor, who plays villain Gellert Grindelwald in the Harry Potter spin-off, had been accused of physical abuse by his former wife Amber Heard during divorce proceedings. But actress Heard withdrew the allegations last year when the pair reached an out-of-court settlement to end their marriage. Angry fans had…