Even before Pirates of the Caribbean, Johnny Depp was one of the biggest movie stars in the world. After launching that franchise, however, Depp became the undisputed number one actor in Hollywood. Now that the world is focused on the actor’s trial with ex-wife Amber Heard, many are wondering if he’ll be in a future installment in the massive franchise.
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It’s true that in 2020 there was talk of an all-female Pirates spin-off, with news suggesting Margot Robbie would be reuniting with Birds of Prey writer Christina Hodson on the project. There were also reports that Heard was in conversation to take a role in the project, but there has been no official report that she would join the film.
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Given the controversial relationship between Depp and Heard, it would be a strange twist if Heard was responsible for the evolution of the franchise beyond Depp, who has starred in all five films in the franchise.
Heard also had roles in Justice League and Aquaman, and was also cast in The Rum Diary, where she first met and eventually began a relationship with Depp.
Johnny Depp finished with “Pirates”.
As Depp and Heard continue their ongoing trial, Depp discussed his work with Disney on the Pirate franchise. The most recent film in the franchise was released in 2017, and a sixth film was reportedly shot in sequence with the fifth, although only the fifth film was produced. At the trial, Depp confirmed that he wouldn’t be back for the sixth movie if there was one.
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Heard’s attorney asked Depp if he would be back. “The thing is, Mr. Depp, if Disney came to you with $ 300 million and a million alpacas, would nothing in the world induce you to go back to working with Disney on a Pirates of the Caribbean movie? Correct? ” J. Benjamin Rottenborn asked.
“That’s true, Mr. Rottenborn,” Depp replied.
Depp will reportedly receive $ 22.5 million to return for the sixth film.
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One of the bases for Depp and Heard’s lawsuit is Depp’s argument that after Heard ran an opinion piece in the Washington Post in 2018 insinuating that Depp had been insulting, it was impossible for Depp to book jobs on major projects. study.
“After the editorial, it was impossible to get him a studio movie, which is what we would normally have focused on at the time,” Depp agent Jack Wigham said during the trial.
The evidence and the online chatter that came with it created an online firestorm, and there has been a lot of misinformation about Heard leaking online. Reports that she committed a street killing may be false, but it appears she was actually considering a role in Pirates of the Caribbean, even though she is no longer one.