Johnny Depp will return to the big screen for the first time since Amber Heard scandal
Johnny Depp is set to star in a historical film by French director Maiwenn, according to Variety. The actor will play King Louis XV, whose reign was one of the longest in world history (58 years).
It is reported that the shooting will take place this summer in the vicinity of Paris - mainly in the Palace of Versailles, the former residence of the French monarchs. Maiwenn will also play one of the roles in the film, her character is Countess Jeanne Dubarry, the last mistress of Louis XV.
Recently, Depp has been experiencing career difficulties - after he lost his case against the tabloid The Sun in 2020, which accused him of beating his ex-wife Amber Heard , Johnny was forced to turn down the role of Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts film franchise in the Harry Potter universe. The actor was not invited to other projects. Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald According to Depp, he was boycotted in Hollywood . The latest feature film the actor has starred in is 2020's The Great, about exposing an environmental crime in Japan. Johnny Depp co-produced this film.
Recall that Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp in 2016, after which she accused him of domestic violence. Depp denies all accusations, and the couple still continues to sort things out in court.