Johnny Depp May Be Jack Sparrow Once Again. Disney Offered Him A Fortune
Johnny Depp receives a letter of apology from Disney, along with a $301 million offer for the actor's return as Jack Sparrow in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series.
After winning the lawsuit with his ex-wife Amber Heard, Johnny Depp has rehabilitated his image, and he may also get the role that earned him the most money.
Fans of the actor have continually called on Disney to apologize to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star, and now the company has sent him a letter of apology along with a huge offer to return as Jack Sparrow, according to Mashable.
So, the Disney studios now want him back as Jack Sparrow for their next project. And the offer they've put on the table is no small thing: no less than $301 million!
Disney Wants Johnny Depp Back In The "Pirates of the Caribbean"
Disney's record sum is designed to make Depp forget that the producers had given up on his services precisely because his problems with his ex-wife were too noisy for a trust that mainly offers productions for young audiences.
For his part, Johnny Depp said during the domestic violence trial that he would not return to the film franchise, especially after the production company made him feel guilty before the trial was over and the jury reached a verdict.
During the trial, Depp said he wouldn't return to Pirates even if Disney paid him $300 million...
However, sources say Disney has already reportedly drawn up a contract for the new Jack Sparrow movie, and representatives are very optimistic that Johnny will be flattered by the sum (otherwise necessary after spending on his divorce and Amber Heard lawsuits) and return to his iconic role.
Over the past 15 years, Johnny Depp has starred in five Pirates of the Caribbean productions, and the last film he starred in was 2018's Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Johnny Depp's career went downhill when Amber Heard accused him of dating violence, at which point the actor stopped getting movie offers. Productions like Fantastic Beast 3 and Pirates of the Caribbean stopped casting him. However, now the situation has changed dramatically.