RUMOR: Johnny Depp to Star In “Fantastic Beasts” Sequel?

Multiple news sources are reporting that actor Johnny Depp could star in the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! Deadline Hollywood first broke the news, stating that Depp will be making a cameo in the first Fantastic Beasts film, which will be released on November 18.

Deadline Hollywood writes,

Depp will be making a cameo in Fantastic Beasts, but his character is being kept under wraps, so audiences will have to keep an eye out.

Similarly, Variety has reported that Depp will be taking a starring role in the film’s sequel:

Warner Bros., the studio handling the film, is not revealing the role that Depp will play. He’s also appearing briefly in ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ which opens Nov. 18 and stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, with David Yates directing.

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