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Johnny Depp defends Jk Rowling's casting of him in Fantastic Beasts sequel

Actor tells Entertainment Weekly, ‘I feel bad for Jk having to field all these various feelings from people’

Johnny Depp has defended Jk Rowling’s comments about his casting as the title character in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the second film in the successor franchise to the eight-film Harry Potter series.

Rowling had justified Depp’s inclusion in the film following allegations of physical abuse made by Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard. Rowling issued a statement in December 2017 saying: “The film-makers and I are not only comfortable sticking with our original casting, but [are] genuinely happy to have Johnny playing a major character in the movies.”

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