Incredible Beasts 3 will now arrive in July 2022 (Image: Warner Bros/Kobal/REX)
It’s been revealed that Incredible Beasts 3 has been delayed till 2022 following the information that Johnny Depp has been axed from the franchise.
Followers of the Harry Potter spin-off had been anticipating to see Incredible Beasts in cinemas on November 12 2021 as that launch date featured on posters.
Nevertheless, Deadline now reports that Warner Bros. have pushed again the third installment to July 15 2022. It’s the primary time a Incredible Beasts film will probably be launched throughout the summer time however it does observe go well with of Harry Potter motion pictures resembling Order of the Phoenix, Half Blood Prince and Deathly Hallows Half 2.
Final week, Depp announced that he had been asked to quit the Incredible Beasts franchise after losing his court case against The Sun’s publishers over an article which labelled him a ‘spouse beater’.
Saying his resignation, Depp – who performed Grindelwald – mentioned in a written assertion: ‘Firstly, I’d wish to thank all people who has gifted me with their assist and loyalty.
‘I’ve been humbled and moved by your many messages of affection and concern, significantly over the previous few days. Secondly, I want to let that I’ve been requested to resign by Warner Bros from my position as Grindelwald in Incredible Beasts and I’ve revered and agreed to that request.’
Johnny Depp has been axed as Grindelwald (Image: Warner Bros/Kobal/REX)
He went on to confirm his plans to appeal the court docket’s ‘surreal’ verdict.
‘The surreal judgement of the court docket within the UK is not going to change my struggle to inform the reality and I affirm that I plan to attraction,’ Depp said.
‘My resolve stays sturdy and I intend to show that the allegations in opposition to me are false. My life and profession is not going to be outlined by this second in time.
‘Thanks for studying.’
Warner Bros. then launched their very own assertion confirming the position of Grindelwald will probably be recast and followers are calling on Colin Farrell, who portrayed the character within the authentic Incredible Beasts and The place To Discover Them, to return to the franchise.
Depp took over as Grindelwald in 2018’s Incredible Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.