Fantastic Beasts 3 hit one other main velocity bump final Friday when Johnny Depp introduced that he had been requested to step down as Gellert Grindelwald. Warner Bros. adopted up his revelation by confirming that the Pirates of the Caribbean star can be recast within the position of the primary villain and provided that it’ll take time to seek out the suitable man to exchange him, the prequel threequel has been delayed as soon as once more.
When the studio pulled it from its beforehand scheduled launch date of November 12th, 2021, they didn’t reveal precisely when it was now projected to be with us, aside from saying it was headed for “summer time 2022.” In the present day, nevertheless, Selection is reporting that Fantastic Beasts 3‘s new due date is July 15th, 2022.
The Flash film – starring Fantastic Beasts‘ Ezra Miller – was as soon as speculated to land the identical month, however that potential conflict was already averted earlier this fall when the DC flick was pushed again to November of the identical 12 months because of the pandemic delaying manufacturing. FB3 has clearly been hit by COVID-19, too, however WB appeared assured they may nonetheless get it completed in time for subsequent fall earlier than Depp’s firing was introduced.
Manufacturing has truly already been underway since September, we simply haven’t heard a lot about the way it’s going. Eddie Redmayne has beforehand spun the delay as an excellent factor, although, arguing that it’s allowed writers J.Okay. Rowling and Steve Kloves to shine the script whereas director David Yates obtained extra time to develop the movie’s visuals. The delay to the discharge, nevertheless, is a unique matter. In actual fact, it’s laborious to not assume that audiences is likely to be detached to the film when it will definitely arrives practically 4 years after The Crimes of Grindelwald.
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