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Johnny Depp will depart the 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise: Warner Bros

The next installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" franchise will have a new Grindelwald. Actor Johnny Depp will no longer play the villainous dark wizard at the center of the action in the "Harry Potter" prequels, Depp and Warner Bros. Pictures announced on Friday. "I wish to let you know that I have been asked to resign by Warner Bros. from my role as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts and I have respected and agreed to that request," Depp wrote in a statement posted to Instagram.

News source ~ CNN