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‘This is Made Up’: Johnny Depp Representatives Reportedly Debunk Disney’s $301M Offer For Pirates Return Rumors

On June 27, a report came up claiming the actor has accepted a $301 million deal to return to the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise. But there is a piece of upsetting news for the fans. A representative for Johnny Depp has denied the recent report that was claiming that the actor was ready and is working on a new deal to return to the adventure franchise.

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The June 27 report claimed Disney was “very interested in patching up their relationship with Johnny Depp” and that the studio was “very hopeful that Johnny will forgive them and return as his iconic character.” Depp was also stated to have been working on a $301 million deal to return as Captain Jack Sparrow, a hefty increase from the $22.5 million paychecks the actor was previously set to earn for a sixth Pirates of the Caribbean film. Unfortunately, the report seems to lack any factual truth as E! News claims a representative for the actor told NBC News, “This is made up.

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Johnny Depp As Captain Jack Sparrow

Here’s Why Johnny Depp Was Fired From His Role

The actor ended his business relationship with Disney after the studio allegedly fired him from Pirates of the Caribbean 6 over abuse allegations from Heard.

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Jack Sparrow

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However, a former Walt Disney Studios executive stated that since the actor won his defamation claims against Amber Heard, Disney would attempt to mend any broken fences with the actor. “I absolutely believe post-verdict that Pirates is primed for rebooting with Johnny as Capt. Jack back on board,” said the former executive, who chose to remain anonymous. “There is just too much potential box-office treasure for a beloved character deeply embedded in the Disney culture.”

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Depp Wanted To Give A Proper Goodbye To The Character

Despite no interest in returning as Jack Sparrow, the actor during his defamation trial revealed that he did originally want to keep playing the character until the franchise ended. “My feeling was that these characters should be able to have their proper goodbye,” he said during his defamation trial. “There’s a way to end a franchise like that… I planned on continuing until it was time to stop.”

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Source: E News

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Written by Chirag Lalwani