Johnny Depp’s Rep Denies His Return As Captain Jack Sparrow
Johnny Depp’s representatives have denied claims that the actor is in talks for a $301million deal to reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise.
On Monday, rumours that the “Edward Scissorhands” actor might play Captain Jack Sparrow again spread online.
The 59-year-old actor’s representation told NBC, “This is made up.”
According to recent claims, Depp was reportedly promised USD 301 million by the studios to return as his fan-favourite character in another franchise film.
Nevertheless, it appears that no such change has taken place.
At his defamation trial against Amber Heard, Depp’s legal team claimed that his ex-2018 wife’s Washington Post op-ed in which she claimed to be a victim of domestic abuse was the reason he was fired from the series.
Ben Rottenborn, Heard’s attorney, presented Depp with a comment he had made to the media during the actor’s cross-examination.“If Disney came to you with $300 million and a million alpacas, nothing on this earth would get you to go back and work with Disney on a ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film, correct?” asked Rottenborn, referring to the interview.
“That is true,” he replied.
Depp has been concentrating on his musical career and playing at concerts with Jeff Beck after his trial victory. Next month, the actor will also release a new album. In his statement posted to social media after his trial, Depp wrote, “The best is yet to come and a new chapter has finally begun.”