Following the abuse allegations made against him by his ex-wife Amber Heard in 2018, Johnny Depp filed a defamation lawsuit against her 3 years later. However, due to the abuse allegations, Depp faced a bit of a slowdown in his acting career. According to his former agent, the actor was implicitly dropped from the ranchise by Disney.
That was one of Johnny Depp’s biggest roles ever. But even though he won the defamation trial, the actor will not be returning to his role as Jack Sparrow. After the completion of all the court work, Depp returned with the costume and the persona in a hospital for a special fan.
In 2018, wrote in a column for the Washington Post claiming that she is a . Although it was not explicitly pointed at the actor was the only person the allegations could have been made against. At the time, The Sun called Depp a ‘wife beater’ and this led to the actor filing a libel case against the same.
However, he lost the case, and at that time and he was dropped by Disney to reprise his role as Jack Sparrow. actor blamed his ex-wife Heard for causing the loss of one of his biggest and most lucrative roles. The ex-couple’s former agent Christian Carino shared that Disney’s decision was not explicit but it was “understood”.
Later Depp came back with a defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard in 2022. Heard was liable to pay 50 million dollars in damages and Depp ended up winning the case. The result of the case was in favor of the actor.
The actor ended up having his victory in the defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard. The actor went away with a 10.35 million dollars settlement price. But even though he won the defamation case, Johnny Depp is unlikely to return to his role as Jack Sparrow. Disney implicitly dropped him from the franchise when Depp was embroiled in abuse allegations.
However recently, Johnny Depp reprised his famous role once again outside of the studio. Although he has no interest in returning to Disney for the Jack Sparrow character, it does not mean he would not take on the persona. Especially when it comes to doingSparrow’s it for his loyal fans.
A video of Depp in the Jack Sparrow costume was shared via Twitter recently. The actor had come to visit a fan in the hospital. In the video, Depp can be seen conversing with the fan who is in a wheelchair. He is in his Jack Sparrow persona to deliver a magical experience to the fan. The actor is being praised for this generous act to please a fan.
But following his win in the defamation case the actor has started to make a comeback. He is also focusing on his music career along with rebuilding his acting career.