Johnny Depp shouldn’t be in talks to reprise his position as Captain Jack Sparrow within the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, his spokesperson advised Fox Information Digital.
The denial comes on the heels of a report from Australian gossip web site Poptopic, alleging that Depp, 59, is hammering out $301 million cope with Disney to look within the sixth pirate film.
The media outlet attributed the intel to an business insider.
Depp’s authorized group argued at his defamation trial in opposition to Amber Heard that he was dropped from the franchise after his ex-wife penned a 2018 Washington Put up op-ed, calling herself a sufferer of home abuse.
Throughout Depp’s cross-examination, Heard’s lawyer Ben Rottenborn confronted the actor with a press release he had made to the press.
“If Disney got here to you with $300 million and one million alpacas, nothing on this earth would get you to return and work with Disney on a ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie, appropriate?” requested Rottenborn, referring to the interview.
“That’s true,” he replied. He later stated throughout questioning by his lawyer Camille Vasquez that he felt betrayed by Disney and made the remark after he felt the corporate had spurned him.
A pair of alpacas sporting pirate hats made an look outdoors the courthouse through the six-week trial that resulted in a significant victory for Depp.
The jury awarded the “Black Mass” star $10.35 million in damages, discovering that Heard had defamed him by publicly accusing him of home abuse.
The panel additionally handed Heard $2 million, ruling that Depp had defamed her by a press release his lawyer made to the press, calling her abuse allegations a “hoax.”