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Johnny Depp Set To Return To The Big Screen With New Movie

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Johnny Depp Set To Return To The Big Screen With New Movie

Isn’t this fantastic news?

The last six years have been difficult,” Johnny Depp had expressed in his April 19 witness testimony. He had appeared in Fantastic Beasts, Where To Find Them & Pirates of the Caribbean before losing his Harry Potter spin-off role due to an op-ed article written by Amber Heard in Washington Post.

He also got replaced in 2020 after losing a libel suit against Heard in the U.K. Mads Mikkelsen portrayed his character of Grindelwald in 2022’s The Secrets of Dumbledore. 

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When he departed from the series, Depp addressed his fans on Instagram, confirming Warner Bros., the studio behind the Fantastic Beasts movie, urged him to resign. He maintained his innocence despite the allegations against him. And Amidst his legal tussle with Heard, Depp also cut ties with Disney and his famous character “Jack Sparrow.”

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Fortunately, Depp will be returning to the BIG SCREEN, starring in Louis XV as a French King in a film directed by French Helmer Maiwenn.

Variety reported the film would begin shooting this summer in France across Parisian landmarks, including the Versailles Palace. Notably, filming will last for three months. So far, his fans have yet again taken to the internet to share their joy over Depp’s return to the theaters. One person wrote: After this trial is over and Johnny Depp receives [the] justice he’s been denied, wait and see all the offers that begin to flood in. He’s so deserving of it because of the horror he’s been through and survived.”

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Another said: He will be an even bigger celebrity than before; we all will be watching his movies as soon as the theaters open up.”

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A third added: “Finally, this is what we have waited for, for so long. We welcome Johnny with open arms. Always have done, always will do. So proud of him and proud of his strength.”

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Someone else penned: “He deserves to get back to doing what he loves and more! And as a bonus, we get to watch him in the big screen again.”

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A fifth urged that Hollywood need to apologize to Depp publicly, saying: “Woohoo! Well-deserved of course. Hollywood owes him a public apology.”

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However, Depp was set to earn a $22.5million salary if he had returned for the Pirates of the Caribbean 6. 

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But as the allegations against the actor continued to hit the news, he was dropped from the production. Amid his recent trial, Depp has insisted if Disney did ever offer him the chance to return to the series, he would turn them down. During a cross-examination with Heard’s lawyer, he said: “There was a deep and distinct sense of feeling betrayed by the people I’ve worked hard for.”

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Both Depp and Amber were blacklisted from Hollywood following domestic abuse allegations between them. 

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Depp hasn’t been a part of any projects since 2020 after the allegations Heard made in 2016 put a halt to all of his movies. Amid the ongoing trial between the couple, there have been numerous petitions, including one that garnered over three million signatures to have Heard removed from Aquaman 2. But then it has now been confirmed that the actress will only have just 10minutes of screen time in the film. 

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