Daniel Radcliffe Reacts To Johnny Depp's Fantastic Beasts Casting Controversy


He 'can see why' fans are dissatisfied Daniel Radcliffe has complicated feelings about Johnny Depp's involvement in the Fantastic Beasts franchise. Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, the Harry Potter star reacted to the concerns surrounding Depp's casting in the upcoming films after ex-wife Amber Heard accused the actor of domestic abuse. While J.K. Rowling stated she is "genuinely happy" to have the Depp playing central villain Gellert Grindelwald, Radcliffe called the controversy "a very hard thing," and couldn't help but see both sides of the issue '” which he illustrated with a football analogy. Warner Bros. Potter The "guy who was reprimanded for weed" was Jamie Waylett, who played Vincent Crabbe in the first six Harry Potter films. The role of Crabbe was recast for the final two films after Waylett was arrested and plead guilty for growing marijuana plants in 2009. Fans who are against Depp's casting have also questioned the discrepancy in dealing with the two offenses, however neither Rowling nor anyone else involved with Fantastic Beasts production have responded. Movies Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 Johnny Depp Daniel Radcliffe ABOUT ARCHIVE

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