The American edition of The Hollywood Reporter reports that the irresponsible behavior of Johnny Depp on the set has been going on for years. The most notable of these is the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, which took place in Australia. According to media reports, the actor “drank eight pills of ecstasy at once” and removed his ex-wife, Amber Heard, as a target of violence. The actor then had his finger amputated, forcing him to return to Los Angeles and undergo surgery. Depp claimed that during the argument, Herd threw a bottle at him and injured his finger, however, the fact is that all this cost the film studio $ 350 thousand in one day.
At the time, the film’s producer, Jerry Brackheimer, suggested that Depp had allegedly put his finger in the car door. Brackheimer also tried to bring Captain Jack Sparrow back into the film, though Disney has ruled out the actor returning to the movie series before the trial. According to reports, the central character in the next film will be the character of Margo Robbie, although the film studio has not confirmed this information.
After Warner Bros. confirmed in early November that Johnny Depp would no longer continue playing the role of Grindelwald in a series of magical creatures after losing a lawsuit, it soon became known that although the actor only starred in one scene, the company would still pay him a contract. Total royalties. According to The Hollywood Reporter, that number is $ 16 million.
It should be noted that after Depp left the role and was replaced by Mad Mickelsen, two petitions appeared on the Internet – one demanding the return of Depp to the film, and the other demanding the release of the actor’s ex-wife, Amber Heard, Aquaman 2.