Fantastic Beasts director David Yates defends keeping Johnny Depp in the film

Johnny Depp appears at the end of "Fantastic beasts and where to find them" as the villainous Grindelwald, and will have a larger role in the sequel. Director David Yates told Entertainment Weekly that he has no concerns about working with Depp and the allegations of domestic abuse against him. Even given the current Hollywood climate of calling out and cracking down on abusive men in power.