Johnny Depp reportedly had difficulty filming his subsequent project, the French movie Jeanne du Barry, with director Maïwenn. The actor had verbal spats with the director during some of the events, inflicting arguments on the set.
In a recent interview, French showbiz commentator Bernard Montield found out how the Pirates of the Caribbean actor had several arguments with Maïwenn, especially due to timing problems. “Johnny Depp is an awesome actor while he comes on the set… Except that sometimes the group is prepared at 6 am and no one comes. So, afterward, Maïwenn gets angry and the next day, it is she who does not come and there is Johnny Depp… It’s madness. They’re (expletive) off.” he said.
“It’s going very, very badly. They argue constantly,” Bernard found out on the talk-show TPMP, talking of the time Jeanne du Barry was being filmed. The film is presently in the post-production stage. Jeanne du Barry might be his first movie after the actor received defamation in shape with former partner Amber Heard. Johnny will play King Louis XV in the movie, directed with the aid of Maïwenn. The French director additionally stars as Jeanne du Barry in the film. The movie is set to release in 2023.
Meanwhile, Johnny was all set to reprise his function for the sixth movie in the Pirates franchise, but it was around that time that his defamation lawsuit versus Amber owed to similar media speculations. Then it was revealed that Disney had cancelled the assignment in the wake-up to the abuse allegations made by means of Amber.
Johnny had sued his ex-wife in March 2019 for $50 million due to her op-ed in The Washington Post in 2018, wherein she had written about being a ‘public parent representing domestic abuse’. In his compliance with-up to the filings, Johnny had said that it turned into him, who became abused inside the couple’s dating. The seven-week defamation trial that followed concluded in favour of Johnny, who was awarded $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. The punitive damages have been, in addition, reduced to $350,000, still the very best within the State. Amber, alternatively, turned into additionally presented $2 million in damages.
During the trail, Johnny expressed his desire to return to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. He had stated that the man or woman of Jack Sparrow deserved a proper farewell.