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Fernanda Montenegro is one of the biggest names in Brazilian performance, with international recognition for her talent and vast history. With the announcement that Fantastic Beasts 3, the new Harry Potter spin-off film, will be shot in Brazil, fans quickly moved to attract the attention of the film’s producers and the actress, in search of a star’s participation in the film .
In her official Instagram, the actress shares a print of the petition “Fernanda Montenegro as president of the Ministry of Magic in Brazil”, with 93 thousand signatures, and thanks for the affection of the fans, but denies the proposal. She writes: “Thanks for the affection, it is up to me to let you know that I have a busy schedule in 2020. Big hug for the initiative of so many friends.”
Photo: Instagram / Fernanda Montenegro
In the publication’s comments, fans continue to try to convince her to open a gap in her schedule for the role.
Meanwhile, Fantastic Beasts 3 is currently in the process of finalizing the script. The film is due to start shooting in early 2020, and its release is set for the second half of 2021 only.
Read more about Fantastic Beasts 3 at Cinema10.