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JK Rowling defends Johnny Depp role

Sky News / Entertainment 85 sources

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has hit back at critics over her decision to keep Johnny Depp in the role of Grindelwald for the Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them sequel.

JK Rowling: 'I'm genuinely happy to have Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts sequel'

The Guardian

Screenwriter says fans raised ‘legitimate concerns’ about Depp’s casting following domestic abuse allegations by his ex-wife

JK Rowling 'happy' about Johnny Depp casting

BBC / Entertainment

The author publicly backs the Fantastic Beasts star following speculation his role might be recast.

J.K. Rowling Finally Breaks Silence Over 'Fantastic Beasts' Johnny Depp Casting Controversy

Huffington Post UK

J.K. Rowling has finally spoken out about the decision to cast Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in the ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off series, ‘Fantastic Beasts’.

J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros. defend casting Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and the team behind the Fantastic Beasts movies are coming under fire from some fans online after defending the casting of Johnny Depp amid earlier allegations of domestic violence levied against him.

JK Rowling defends Johnny Depp’s casting in the Fantastic Beasts films

The Verge

J.K. Rowling has commented on Johnny Depp’s casting in the Harry Potter prequel series of Fantastic Beasts movies today, defending it as “the right thing” for the upcoming sequel.

J.K. Rowling breaks her silence on the casting of Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts sequel

“Based on our understanding of the circumstances, the filmmakers and I are not only comfortable sticking with our original casting, but genuinely happy to have Johnny playing a major character in the movies,” Rowling said.

J.K. Rowling Defends Casting Johnny Depp in 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel

"Conscience isn't governable by committee. Within the fictional world and outside it, we all have to do what we believe to be the right thing."

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