Fantastic Beasts 2 to Co-Star Johnny Depp

Depp's role is not known at this time.

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The first Fantastic Beasts movie isn't even out yet, and we already know of one of the new actors who'll appear in its sequel. Deadline reports that Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp will co-star in Fantastic Beasts 2.

Deadline wrote that although Depp's exact role is not known, the Hollywood publication believes "that if you look carefully, you might spot him in a tiny turn in" Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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As for the sequel, director David Yates (Deathy Hallows Part 2) and star Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl) will return with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling on script-writing duties again.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hits theaters on November 18 and stars Redmayne, in addition to Colin Farrell (In Bruges), Katherine Waterston (Steve Jobs), Zoe Kravitz (Mad Max: Fury Road), Ron Perlman (Hellboy), and Ezra Miller (Justice League).

The Fantastic Beats series is set to be comprised of five films. While the first movie is set to make a lot at the box office in its debut weekend, it will still make less than any Harry Potter movie, according to projections.

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