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    11 Actors Who Could Play Grindelwald Instead Of Johnny Depp

    Who is your pick?

    If you're a Harry Potter fan, you probably already heard about the upcoming second installment of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

    Gellert Grindelwald, a character who was played by Johnny Depp in the first movie, will be a key part of the next film. His appearance in the first film was already controversial, after actress Amber Heard, his ex-wife, accused him of abuse and requested a restraining order when they divorced.

    In the end, the couple reached an agreement and published a joint statement, which J. K. Rowling referred to when defending Depp to play Grindelwald.

    Rowling's response didn't sit well with many of her followers, who think Depp is the wrong choice for the character. Some time later, Amber Heard criticized the author for not sharing the whole statement they had published.

    So here, we humbly present our choices for actors who should play Grindelwald instead of Johnny Depp:

    1. Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Cons: He has a British accent, but Grindelwald is Scandinavian.

    Pros: He isn't Johnny Depp.

    2. Chris Hemsworth

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    Cons: Potential scheduling issues, since he also plays Thor in the MCU movies.

    Pros: He isn't Johnny Depp.

    3. Andy Samberg

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    Cons: He's more comfortable in comedic roles.

    Pros: He isn't Johnny Depp.

    4. Jack Gleeson

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    Cons: He retired from acting.

    Pros: He isn't Johnny Depp.

    5. Daniel Radcliffe

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    Cons: He already played Harry Potter.

    Pros: He isn't Johnny Depp.

    6. Morgan Freeman

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    Cons: Grindelwald is 43, while Morgan Freeman is 80.

    Pros: He isn't Johnny Depp.

    7. Millie Bobby Brown

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    Cons: 13-year-old girl.

    Pros: Isn't Johnny Depp.

    8. Serena Williams

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    Cons: She's a tennis player, not an actress.

    Pros: She isn't Johnny Depp.

    9. Queen Elizabeth II

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    Cons: She's the Queen of England.

    Pros: She isn't Johnny Depp.

    10. The dog from Air Bud

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    Cons: He's a dog.

    Pros: He isn't Johnny Depp.

    11. This inanimate carbon rod.


    Cons: It's an inanimate carbon rod.

    Pros: It isn't Johnny Depp.

    This post was translated from Spanish.