When people becoming young adults, it is the right time for them to choose whichever career path they would like to take. Some of them aim to be in the medical field and be a specific type of physician, there are some who would like to be a part of the digital world, he a public servant, and more.
There are endless possibilities to choose from. It is usually all about passion since it is a career that they would have to focus on for the rest of their lives if things go well for them. Then again, it may all be so cool, until being an actor was put on to the list.
— Fantastic Beasts (@FantasticBeasts) July 21, 2018
Most people wants to become famous and be part of television shows and movies since it seems like they have the coolest jobs in the world. Being an actor does have its perks, such as being rich and famous. Most of all, they actually get to be the kind of people they never thought they would be.
Just like one of the greatest actors Hollywood has ever seen, Johnny Depp. He is known for portraying such eccentric roles that he managed to nail every single time. Such as the Mad Hatter, Edward Scissorhands, Sweeney Todd, Willy Wonka, Gellert Grindelwald and the most iconic one of all, Captain Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean saga.
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Depp may have been incredibly famous for his roles, but unlike other actors, he has managed to make sure that he will use this influence that he has for the better. Just recently, he surprised fans by coming out as one of his characters at an event in California.
Grindelwald at the San Diego Comic Con
People who are big fans of comics and films over the years try to grab the chance to come to the San Diego Comic Con. This is because they will be given the chance to see their favorite actors talk about the characters they have portrayed in their respective films and series. However, there is one particular actor that made sure he would make an entrance and would make his fans feel it was worth an experience.
The 55-year-old Johnny Depp surprised everyone when he came out of the Warner Bros. Comic-Con Hall panel dressed as his character Gellert Grindelwald, in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts sequel. He has joined the ensemble cast of Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, and more.
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The film is actually a sequel of the Harry Potter spin-off, which was also written by J.K. Rowling, wherein it takes place years way before Harry’s birth. Depp portrays the role of the dark wizard Grindelwald, who is known to be Dumbledore’s greatest ally and enemy.
While on stage, Depp stayed in character by saying that he definitely does not hate Muggles, or non-wizarding folks because he knows magic is only for those who deserve it. He also took the moment to say that the time has indeed come for wizards to take over the world.
Depp’s Casting Controversy
Coincidentally, Depp’s estranged ex-wife, Amber Hears, was also in the same place and was due to be on stage right after Depp. This is because Heard was actually there to promote her film, Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa. Their breakup actually stirred some controversy especially on Depp’s part since he was almost not cast as Grindelwald since Harry Potter fans showed some deep concerns about Heard’s allegations over Depp’s on domestic abuse. The two have managed to settle some agreements that of course cost millions of dollars, and eventually got divorced.
J.K. Rowling has even expressed her thoughts and feelings about the controversy over casting Depp and said that they of course respect the thoughts and opinions of the fans. However, they are indeed happy with the cast and was glad they have chosen Depp for the role. All went well when the divorce was finalized and everyone seemed to have loved it when they had a preview of how Depp played Grindelwald on the first film. The sequel will be released this coming November 16.
Johnny Depp Surprised Fabs for “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” during Comic-Con in San Diego
This isn’t the very first time that Dell surprised fans while being dressed as one of his famous characters. Over the past couple of years, this 55-year-old actor made sure that he would pay children a visit to the hospitals while wearing his Captain Jack Sparrow costume.
Depp has traveled to different parts of the world’s to go and visit children’s hospitals to be able to bring smiles to people’s faces. In an interview, he admitted that this is a way of him giving back since his daughter was diagnosed with an illness while she was younger.