BUT representative Johnny Depp denied rumors that the actor is in talks with Disney reprise the role Capt. Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Fox NewsDigital.
Depp, 59, was reportedly supposed to sign $301 million deal with Disney to appear in his sixth pirate movie.
A rumor started by an Australian gossip site poptopicgained traction online until Depp’s team quickly put an end to it, as the actor had previously stated that he feels betrayed by Disney.
During his trial for defamation Amber HeardDepp’s legal team claimed that Disney cut him from the pirate franchise after his ex-wife in 2018 Washington Post an article in which she describes herself as a victim of domestic violence.
Johnny Depp feels betrayed by Disney
Hurd’s lawyer Ben Rottenborn confronted Depp during cross-examination with a statement the actor made to the press.
“If Disney came to you with 300 million dollars and a million alpacas“Nothing in the world is going to make you go back and work with Disney on a Pirates of the Caribbean movie, right?” Depp Rottenborn asked.
Depp replied:this is true“, and later told his lawyer Camille Vasquez during the interrogation, he felt betrayed by Disney, stating that the company had rejected him.
The jury awarded Depp $10.35 million in restitution after discovering Heard had defamed him by accusing him of domestic violence.