Pirates of the Caribbean a star Johnny Depp is open to working again with Disney, a source close to the A-lister has reportedly claimed. Courtesy of PEOPLE, a source close to Depp has now stated that he would consider starring in a Disney project again, including the possibility of Pirates of the Caribbean sequel, despite previously saying he’d never return.
“Anything is possible. If it’s the right project, he will.”
Depp’s career has taken a step back in recent years due to legal troubles stemming from his marriage to actress W Aquaman Amber Heard star. This included a defamation lawsuit in the UK filed by Depp against The Sun newspaper, which Depp lost, and a defamation lawsuit filed by Depp against Heard, which the actor won.
During this time, Depp’s file was removed Harry Potter spinoff movie series, Fantastic Beaststo be replaced by last year’s Hannibal star Mads Mikkelsen Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secretswith Disney reportedly planning to reboot the Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise without him and his famous character Jack Sparrow.
During the defamation trial, Depp stated that he would never work with Disney again. “The truth is, Mr. Depp, if Disney comes to you with $300 million and a million alpacas, nothing on this earth will make you come back and work with Disney on Pirates of the Caribbean? Right?” Amber Heard’s attorney, Ben Rottenborn, asked Depp during the proceedings in April 2021. Depp replied: “That’s right, Mr. Rottenborn.”
According to this source, Depp’s feelings for the studio have now cooled, which means audiences could see Jack Sparrow take to the high seas again.
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While there are currently no Pirates of the Caribbean Projects in development, restart led Barbie Co-star Margot Robbie was discussed. It has since been reported that that idea has now been scrapped, leaving the multi-billion dollar franchise drifting aimlessly with nowhere to go. Depp’s apparent acceptance of the new Disney project follows a recent New York Times report, in which producer Sean Bailey revealed that the studio is “seemingly opening the door” for Depp to return.
And it’s not just Pirates of the Caribbean Fans want Jack Sparrow to return, with producer Jerry Bruckheimer also explaining why he believes the character needs to be involved in any future installments. “He’s very good at what he does and actors recover from things like this,” Bruckheimer said back in February. things in life you wish you hadn’t done, but he’s still a talented artist.”
At the moment, Johnny Depp can then be seen playing Louis XV in the Jane du Barrywhich is set to be released to theaters in the United States by Vertical Entertainment.