Johnny Depp is done with Pirates of the Caribbean for good
Disney severed ties with Johnny Depp some time ago, including any future for his long-running role as Pirates of the Caribbean’s Captain Jack Sparrow, but Depp confirmed that’s still the case. while speaking in court today, Diversity report.
Depp’s defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard is ongoing, and Depp spoke specifically about his future with Disney while answering questions on the spot. During cross-examination, Amber Heard’s lawyer asked if Depp was indeed “like Jack Sparrow”, as described in a Daily Mail article in 2018.
“I didn’t know about it, but it didn’t surprise me,” Depp testified. “Two years have passed and there has been constant talk of me being this wife beater. So I’m sure Disney is trying to cut ties just to be safe. The #MeToo movement has exploded at the moment. there.”
“The reality is, Mr. Depp, if Disney comes to you with $300 million and a million alpacas, there’s nothing on earth that can make you go back and make a Disney Pirates of the Caribbean movie.” , right?” asked Heard’s attorney, Ben Rottenborn.
“That’s true, Mr. Rottenborn,” replied Depp.
The battle between Heard and Depp has been going on for a while, with Heard initially accusing Depp of abuse in 2016, shortly before the two divorced. A Washington Post magazine written by Heard published in December 2018 did not name Depp but reference him and Depp’s lawsuit claiming that the work caused irreparable damage to his career. .
“I would be a real simple person if I didn’t think it would affect my career based on Miss Heard’s words, whether they mentioned my name or not,” Depp said. “Once that happens, I lose. No matter the outcome of this trial, I will continue it for the rest of my days… I will sue her for defamation. and the deceitful acts she used to bring about my life.
A new Pirates of the Caribbean movie is currently in development and Starring Margot Robbiealthough Disney hasn’t provided any new information about that movie’s plot or release window.