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Johnny Depp Seemingly Has No Intentions to Work With Disney After Amber Heard Scandal

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A representative of the actor has finally confirmed that Johnny Depp will not return to the critically acclaimed franchise Pirates of the Caribbean. The rumors flooded the internet when a report of Depp coming back to Disney was published.

After the jury ruled their decision in favor of the actor in the defamation trial against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, rumors of Johnny Depp reprising his role as Captain Jack Sparrow started going around. The rumor alleged the 59-year-old actor despite being fired by Disney from the franchise in 2018, is reported to come back for the sixth installment of the series. A source confirmed that the information is incorrect.

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Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp was rumored to return as Jack Sparrow

The Sun reports the return of Johnny Depp in the franchise, alleging that his name has popped up in the call sheet of the Pirates of the Caribbean film. In 2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales was the last movie in which Depp portrayed the highly praised role.

Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean
Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

According to the report of Sun, the renowned actor is supposed to have a test shoot in the United Kingdom in February 2023. After winning the high-profile defamation case with Amber Heard, Depp was approached to return to the franchise.

Although during the time the actor denied the offer, there are still rumors about his return. A source said no director is attached to the project yet and it is still in the beginning stage. Still, the name of the movie has come up as ‘A Day at the Sea.’ Bruce Hendricks is named the Executive Producer of the new project and was also the part of first three movies.

“The whole details of the movie are kept secret since Disney wants it to be under the veil”, the source said. They also added that a call sheet is distributed among the known people.

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Why did Johnny Depp say he would not work with Disney even for $300 Million

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
Johnny Depp in the frame, Amber Heard in the distance

A new installment of the franchise is happening without Depp, starring Margot Robbie in the lead role. The 2018 Heard chargers of domestic violence halted the actor’s career it was revealed during the trial that Jack Sparrow was being replaced before that. Depp’s reply to the statement was, “Disney was trying to cut ties to be safe.” The actor also confirmed his wish to not return to the franchise, even if Disney came up with $300 million. It was made crystal clear by Depp that the chapter of Jack Sparrow is over. He has no intention of returning to the franchise with whatever amount offered by them. Also, there is no official confirmation from Disney about the return of Johnny Depp.

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Source: Geo News


Written by Harshada Mohile

An avid reader who loves to stay in the fantasy world, Harshada is a Content Writer on Fandomwire. She is a Master of Journalism and Mass Communication Student looking to explore the media world. She loves to read book and that's her favourite activity.