A goodbye that looks like hello. Depp will soon be shooting his new movie. AP photo
The most familiar stream in the world, Netflix, doesn’t loudly support the return of Johnny Depp to act after the libel trial Amber felt. But as reported sports shortsg, the French film starring Depp the favouriteis receiving “financial support” from Netflix, despite a source close to the streaming giant saying so Variety that this is not true.
How is it? Netflix does not finance the film, but authorizes the transmission of the film in France only after completing the country’s 15-month film window. In other words, the film is not a Netflix original production.
the favourite sees Depp as Louis XV of France. The director of monroy, Maiwennis the director of the film, which Variety reported earlier this year will be shot shortly and over three months in locations including locations in the Palace of Versailles.
Johnny Depp, in one of the video sequences he uploaded to TikTok, prepares to perform with guitarist Jeff Beck.
Maiwenn also stars in the film as Jeanne du Barrya countess who was Louis XV’s last mistress.
The project is produced by Pascal Caucheteux and Why Not Productions (a prophet), by Gregoire Sorlat, based in Paris. Wild Bunch International (Titanwinner of the Palme d’Or in 2021) will handle distribution. the favourite will mark Depp’s first major acting role since the film Minamataby Andrew Levitas, 2020, a film about the war photographer W. Eugenio Smith.
The process is over (or not?)
Depp won his libel suit against Heard. He is known. Now the actress has been ordered to pay $ 10.35 million in damages to Depp ($ 10 million in damages and $ 350,000 in punitive damages) after the jury ruled that he defamed Depp when he wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Post in 2018, alluding to her earlier domestic violence allegations.
French actress and director Maiwenn, who will direct Depp’s next film. AFP photo
“From the outset, the goal of bringing this case was to reveal the truth, regardless of the outcome,” Depp wrote in a statement following the verdict. “Telling the truth was something I owed to my children and to all those who have steadfastly supported me. I feel at peace knowing that I finally made it “.
The judge in charge of the libel trial has formalized the multi-million dollar compensation awarded by the jury to Depp. The judge Penny Azcarate filed the order after a brief hearing in Fairfax County Circuit Court. also ordered of Depp pays Heard $ 2 millionthe figure awarded by the jury in its defamation counterclaim filed following statements by one of Depp’s attorneys.
Johnny Depp was smiling as he left the field. And that not even the jury had issued his verdict. Photo by Reuters
The order was a formality after the jury announced its verdict last month, largely backing Depp after an explicit trial in which the couple revealed sordid details of their short-lived marriage in statements that were broadcast in television and watch closely online.
Heard plans to appeal the verdict.. During Friday’s hearing, the judge said that if Heard appeals, she will have to pay a $ 10.35 million bail while the appeal is resolved.