Johnny Depp uploaded on Instagram on the 6th (local time), "I received a request from Warner Bros. to withdraw from the role of the Grindelwald wizard in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3, and I replied that I would do it."
Johnny Depp filed defamation against British media The Sun, who reported in 2018 that ``Johnny Depp assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard''. However, the British court admitted some of Hurd's allegations that there were 14 assaults, and after that, controversy arose over his future work activities.
After he revealed his drop out, he said "I want to convey that the unrealistic ruling of the British government will not change my fight, to tell the truth. I have confirmed my appeal, will prove the false statement, my life and career will not be defined now."
Warner Bros admitted to the fact that Johnny Depp drops off on this day, they announced that they would recruit a new actor for the role of the Grindelwald wizard.