Jerry Bruckheimer has said that Margot Robbie is in talks to permanently replace Johnny Depp in But the pirate of the Caribbean franchise, with the possibility that the latter won’t return “at this point”.
Depp is currently suing his ex-wife for defamation during a 2018 engagement The Washington Postwhere she writes about being a domestic violence survivor.
Heard does not mention Depp by name in this section, although his lawyers argue that it falsely implies that she was sexually and physically abused by him during their marriage. She also filed a protest against her ex-husband, alleging that he had created a smear campaign against her.
Talking to The Sunday Times’ Cultural magazine (according to Metro), Bruckheimer was asked if Depp is expected to return to the movies. “Not at the moment,” he replied. “The future is still undecided.”
Responding to the long touted women’s front reboot But the pirate of the Caribbean78 year old producer – also known for Top Guns, Bad boyand several other major Hollywood films – appeared to confirm the reports.
“Yes. We’re talking to Margot Robbie,” he told the magazine. “We’re developing two. pirates scenario – one with her, and one without. “
Depp has played Captain Jack Sparrow in five films of the popular series. Depp’s attorney Jessica Meyer stated that the actor wanted to reprise his role in season six to complete the character’s backstory.
“My feeling is that these characters will be able to have their proper goodbyes,” Depp told the court. “There is a way to end a franchise like that… I was planning on continuing until it stopped.”
The actor later stated that he would not reprise the role even if Disney offered him all the money “on this earth”.
Back in 2020, Robbie has revealed the details of her role in the new movie pirates the movie – separate from another reboot, originally planned with Depp – promises “lots of girl power”.
“I am not the producer on pirates, so I’ll sit back and wait for the process,” she added. “We’re really, really excited at the obvious prospect of adding a very important female element to that world.”
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