Talk about a November surprise:
Depp makes a brief appearance in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in theaters Nov. 18) and will appear in the second film in the Beasts franchise,
The cameo fits into the world of
Warner Bros. had managed to keep Depp's appearance a secret until Tuesday. Word leaked out after journalists started seeing early screenings of the film.
Rowling announced at a fan event last month that she will write five Beasts films for Warner Bros.