Johnny Depp Surprises Comic-Con in Full ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Character
Johnny Depp surprised the Hall H audience for the “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” panel at San Diego Comic-Com Saturday morning, delivering an in-character lecture that was part villain rant and part fascist speech.That was appropriate for a character who, in the “Harry Potter” universe, is essentially a magical cross between Hitler and Mussolini.
But the surprise appearance was especially unexpected given Depp’s recent personal troubles.A recent Rolling Stone profile presented him as frequently inebriated and bedeviled by financial issues, some of them related to his divorce from Amber Heard, who accused the actor of abuse.
Awkwardly, Heard appears in “Aquaman,” a film Warner Bros planned to show off in Hall H soon after the “Fantastic Beasts” presentation.
It was unclear whether Depp and Heard’s paths would cross.Also Read: Johnny Depp Settles Lawsuit Against His Former Business ManagersThe audience at Comic-Con didn’t
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