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Johnny Depp Probably won’t be returning as Jack Sparrow anytime soon.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ producer Jerry Bruckheimer talks about Depp’s involvement in the film in a defamation lawsuit with ex-wife Amber Heard.
Depp plays iconic role Jack Sparrow Of all five films in the series, including its latest in 2017, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Stories.
Bruckheimer was asked sunday times If Depp will come back, he replied: “Not yet. The future has not been decided.”
The film’s producers are currently working on two more”Pirates of the Caribbean” film, and confirmed to the media that he was talking to Margot Robbie Convert in one of two scripts currently under development.
Depp, 58, is currently in defamation lawsuit in which he accused his ex-wife amber heard She damaged his reputation by sharing false allegations of domestic abuse in a 2018 article for The Washington Post. Hurd countersued Depp for $100 million, claiming he defamed her.
During the ongoing trial, Depp said he has no intention of returning to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. When cross-examined by Hurd’s lawyers, he said: “The truth is, Mr Depp, if Disney comes to you with $300 million and a million alpacas, nothing in the world will make you go back and work with Disney. The Pirates of the Caribbean movie, right?”
Depp responded: “It’s true, Mr Rottenborn.”
In court, an article published in 2018 caught Depp’s attention. Depp ‘out as Jack Sparrow’ due to Heard allegations, article says type report.
“I didn’t realize it, but it didn’t surprise me,” the actor testified. “Two years on and the whole world has been talking about me as this wife beater. So I’m sure Disney is trying to cut ties to keep it safe. The #MeToo movement was in full swing back then.”
Depp’s agent, Jack Whigham, testified that due to Heard’s allegations, Depp was pulled for a sixth “Pirates of the Caribbean” film, which ultimately resulted in a loss of $22.5 million.
hear A week after a hiatus in her defamation trial that began April 11 in Fairfax, Va., she released a statement claiming that “the truth” did not stand with her ex-husband before her third day of cross-examination. aside.
“There’s an old saying among trial lawyers: When the facts are on your side, defend the facts; when the facts aren’t on your side, slam the podium. Today, we expect Depp’s lawyers to slam the facts instead. victim, “her representative passed people Magazine.
“We fear it will be just as shameful and desperate. And, the overwhelming evidence – the truth – is not on Depp’s side. One thing we suspect Depp’s lawyers will avoid is the central issue of this trial : Amber or any woman has a First Amendment right to free speech.”
He hit back in a statement issued through his representatives: “As Mr Depp’s lawyers correctly predicted in his opening remarks last month, Ms Heard In her immediate examination it did provide ‘a representation of her life’. “
The press release continued: “While Ms Heard’s story continues to be added with new and convenient details, Mr DeppIn the painful six years since she first made the accusations, her recollection has remained consistent. His truth—truth—is the same no matter the context in which it is presented. The upcoming cross-examination by Depp’s team will be the most telling, and will certainly highlight the many fallacies that Ms Heard is now trying to disguise as fact in her complex testimony. “
Tracy Wright of Fox News contributed to this report.