So that “Fantastic Beasts 3” can finally be filmed: Johnny Depp wants to postpone the 50 million dollar process
Johnny Depp is suing ex-wife Amber Heard for defamation for $ 50 million. The problem with it: The trial date overlaps with the planned shooting for “Fantastic Beasts 3”.
The first round of the war of the roses between ex-spouses Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, which was held in court and in public, has taken place, but the second round is already imminent.
In addition to the libel suit against the newspaper The Sun, which was fought in Great Britain in July 2020 (judgment is expected for September), Depp is also leading a $ 50 million libel suit against Heard, which actually took place from January 11 to 28, 2021 in the US state of Virginia should be negotiated.
Why have we recently been reporting on such tabloid topics at ? Quite simply: The lawsuit has possible effects on the shooting and thus also on the theatrical release of “Fantastic Beasts 3”.
The lawsuit has possible effects on the shooting and thus also on the theatrical release of “Fantastic Beasts 3”.
The shooting has been postponed again and again due to the coronavirus pandemic and other circumstances, but should now take place in the reasonably stable and corona-free Great Britain from October 2020 – which would make it impossible to fight a process in the USA in January 2021, since the shooting would last until mid / late February.
In order to enable his participation in the filming, Depp has now asked the court to postpone the hearing to a later period in 2021, as reported by the US industry magazine Deadline with reference to publicly available court documents. A disadvantage for Heard should not arise from this.
What does this mean for “Beasts 3”?
Should Depp’s request be granted, the process would have no effect on “Fantastic Beasts 3” and the most interesting thing for film fans would be:
Should Depp’s request be granted, the process would have no effect on “Fantastic Beasts 3”
Despite rumors to the contrary and loud demands on the Internet, the Gellert Grindelwald actor would still be there – and his role could be so large that he has to be involved in the entire filming (but it can also be that it is only a small part, which, however, has to be started in January for organizational reasons) cmovie.
Should Depp’s request not be granted, the filmmakers would have a problem. It can now be ruled out that Depp will not be the actor, so there were only two options: Either you postpone the theatrical release again or you arrange the shooting somehow around the court hearing.
Should Depp’s request not be granted, the filmmakers would have a problem.
According to the current status, “Fantastic Beasts 3” should come to German cinemas on November 11, 2021.