Alice Cooper Says He Suggested Johnny Depp Remake Divorce Movie Amber Heard

Alice Cooper has claimed he suggested Johnny Depp a possible film project to work on with his ex-wife Amber Heard.

Depp, 60, and Heard, 37, were married from 2015 to 2017. In 2022, they were embroiled in a high-profile legal battle.

The Pirates of the Caribbean The actor sued him Aquaman Stern for defamation following a comment in the Washington Post that, he argued, implied that he had abused her.

After a six-week testimonial period, Depp won his defamation suit against Heard, with a jury awarding him $15million (£12million) in damages. The jury also awarded Heard $2million (£1.6million) for part of her own counterclaim, according to which Depp’s lawyer allegedly called her abuse allegations against her ex-husband fraudulent.

In a new interview, “Poison” singer Cooper opened up about his relationship with the actor, who he works with in touring rock band Hollywood Vampires.

“Johnny is always Johnny. “He’s the guy who’s happiest when he’s playing guitar or talking about Howlin’ Wolf,” Cooper said The times in an interview published on Saturday (19 August).

According to Cooper, the couple “never” discussed Depp’s relationship with Heard, except when Cooper once suggested that the former spouses work on a film together.

“I said, ‘I have a great idea. You and Amber are doing a remake of The War of the Roses. Who wouldn’t watch that?’”

Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Amber Heard


The 1989 comedy stars Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner as a feuding couple who, after divorcing, spark an epic battle over custody of their luxury home.

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When asked what Depp thought of the potential film, Cooper continued, “He laughed. Then it was like, “What songs are we doing?” Johnny is a good guitarist and in a way he would have been happiest with that playing off-stage in a band and not having to deal with the amount of attention he’s getting receives.

“He’s just a really good actor. He’s never seen any of his films.”

The Independent has reached out to representatives from Johnny Depp and Amber Heard for comment.

Earlier this year, Depp appeared in his first film project since his failed defamation lawsuit against him in 2018 The sun in 2018: Jeanne du Barrya French language film about the last mistress of Louis XV.

Depp plays the 19th-century monarch who invites his working-class mistress Jeanne (Maïwenn, who also directs the film) to Versailles, much to the dismay of the French court.

The film received mixed reviews from critics, including a four-star rating from The Independent‘s reviewer.

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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