JOHNNY DEPP AMBER HEARD. The former couple will face off in court again on April 11, 2022, five years after their divorce. In the question: complaints about defamation.
[Mis à jour le 21 mars 2022 à 11h29] Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will face off in court again, reports from TMZ. On April 11, the former couple who divorced five years ago will once again be the center of attention. The Edward Scissorh and actor had filed a defamation suit against his ex-wife after she testified in a Washington Post article claiming to be a victim of domestic violence, without naming him in this interview. The Hollywood rebel, ousted from Fantastic Beasts 3, claims 50 million dollars from his ex-wife. Amber Heard sued him in response, claiming $100 million.
TMZ has notably revealed the list of personalities who will testify during this trial. Paul Bettany, Vision in the Marvel films and the Wandavision series, will be called to the stand to testify in favor of his friend Johnny Depp. Elon Musk and James Franco should on their side defend Amber Heard. As a reminder, the interpreter of Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean has already lost a defamation lawsuit against the Sun (and indirectly Amber Heard) on November 2, 2020. He then decided to appeal.
Johnny Depp is an American actor. He is known for his collaborations with Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…) but also for having played the famous pirate Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. . He also joined the Fantastic Beasts cast as Gellert Grindelwald for the first two films. Since 2016, he has faced domestic violence charges against his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard.
John Christopher Depp II, aka Johnny Depp, was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky. Son of an engineer and a waitress, the future actor is first and foremost a music enthusiast. He joined the group The Kids and made the first part of the Iggy Pop tour. Two years later, the musicians will perform in Los Angeles, but the group did not achieve the long-awaited success. This is where Johnny Depp met the actor Nicholas Cage, which puts him in touch with his agent. He thus won a small role in 1984 in the cult film, The Claws of Night by Wes Craven.
Johnny Depp found his calling, he decided to take acting lessons, then became famous in 1987 with the series 21 Jump Street. His career is launched, but he decides to break with the image conveyed by his character on television. He then plays in cry baby by John Waters and interprets ever more surprising characters. The film Edward Scissorhands marks the beginning of a wonderful collaboration with the director Tim Burton who will make him his favorite actor, continuing with films Ed Wood In 1994, sleepy hollow the legend of the headless horseman in 2000, Charlie and the chocolate factory in 2005, Funeral rites or the musical Sweeney Todd.
Confirmed artist with multiple hats, Johnny Depp continues to diversify roles and appears where you least expect it (The Ninth Gate, From Hell, The Tourist, rango). Despite his success, the actor remains faithful to director Tim Burton, for whom he delivers a fabulous performance as a mad hatter in his adaptation of Alice in Wonderland then as a bewitched vampire in Dark Shadows. He also regularly meets the filmmaker Gore Verbinski for the saga Pirates of the Caribbean, rango, and Lone Ranger which did not meet with the expected success in 2013. However, he experienced several critical and commercial flops with Transcendence (2014) and Charlie Mortdecai (2015), before resuming the role of the Mad Hatter in Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016 ). His career, however, experienced a new lease of life at the end of 2016, when Johnny Depp was officially announced in the casting of Fantastic Beasts, in the role of the evil mage Gellert Grindelwald. He embodies this role in the first two installments of the franchise. His accusations of domestic violence on Amber Heard, however, taint his presence in the films. The lost lawsuit against the Sun in November 2020 earned him to resign from the franchise derived from Harry Potter.
Johnny Depp has had several high-profile relationships during his life.