Since Johnny Depp won the defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard in 2022, the excitement around Depp coming back as Captain Jack Sparrow is increasing day by day. The last time audiences got to witness Depp as Jack Sparrow was in 2017 in Pirates of the Caribbean 5.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales was the last movie of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. After the 59-year-old actor won the defamation trial, the makers of the movie are trying to bring back Depp in the film series.
Disney says Johnny Depp’s comeback in Pirates of the Caribbean is noncommittal
There have been various fan rumors swirling around the possibility of Johnny Depp reprising his role as Jack Sparrow. Even Depp has not confirmed whether he would appear in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film. A recent interview with Disney’s production head has once again confused fans about if makers are moving forward with Depp in the film.
Disney’s production president Sean Bailey talked about the storyline and also gave people an update about Depp in the film series. While talking about the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film, Bailey said,
“We think we have a really good, exciting story that honors the films that have come before but also has something new to say.”
When Disney president Bailey was asked if Depp will be seen in the movie, he responded by saying it’s “noncommittal at this point.”
Disney Studios Motion Picture Production president Sean Bailey has addressed if Johnny Depp will return in the next PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movie:
— The Direct (@TheDirect) June 4, 2023
Disney needs to move on from POTC. They destroyed that franchise when they stabbed Johnny in the back. If they make a new POTC movie it will result in throwing money in the garbage disposal. How about they just pay Writers to come up with some new original material and stop…
— LisaCypher 🏴☠️👑🌹☂️🤴🏾💙 (@LisaCypher) June 5, 2023
Wait so are they continuing the story or rebooting? Cuz I’ve heard conflicting things
— The Nobody of Harambe (@NobodyOfHarambe) June 4, 2023
Must be a lie because Johnny Depp is an idealistic person he is not like The Rock who swallowed his own spit
— Carlos Holmes (@CarlosHolm51662) June 5, 2023
There is no other Jack Sparrow but Johnny Depp
— Cornelia Venter (@sventer1000) June 5, 2023
Won’t watch without him #NoJohnnyNoPirates
— Emilia (@Emilia_Pappa) June 5, 2023
Many Depp fans were assuming, as since the Cry-Baby actor was the epicenter of Hollywood after he won the trial, the makers might try to get the actor back in his iconic character.
Johnny Depp is all set to make a comeback in French Drama Jeanne du Barry
Depp is garnering a lot of praise from critics and fans as he prepares to return to the big screen after an extended hiatus. The actor will be seen in the French drama Jeanne du Barry as Louis XV. According to reports, there is already a lot of buzz about this drama thanks to Depp. Depp has been keeping himself occupied since he won the trial against Amber Heard by doing all of the things he enjoys. The actor went on a music tour, and throughout, Depp wrote and recorded many songs with the late Jeff Beck.
The 59-year-old actor is also ready to make his directorial debut. Depp will be directing a movie titled Modi, based on the famous Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani’s life. As per reports, Al-Pacino will also be seen playing a character in Depp’s movie. Reportedly, the filming of the movie will begin soon.
Source: The Direct