Disney reportedly offered Hollywood star Johnny Depp a huge Rs 2,355 crore ($301 million) deal to return as the famous character Jack Sparrow in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise and a Disney Plus series. A person who works in the industry told poptrack.au that the company is putting together a $301 million deal as a formal apology and a request for the actor to come back as Jack Sparrow.
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Our Sources that are close to Disney say that the Mouse House company is working on a deal. “Disney is very interested in making things better with Johnny Depp. Before his defamation trial against Amber Heard, they asked the actor if he would be interested in coming back for one or two more Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
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— Telangana Today (@TelanganaToday) June 26, 2022
“I know that corporate sent him a gift basket with a very heartfelt letter, but I’m not sure how it was received. But I can tell you that the studio has already written a draught for a movie about Jack Sparrow, so they are very hopeful that Johnny will forgive them and come back as his famous character,” the source said. The source says that Disney is willing to go above and beyond and offer USD$301 million, which is more than what Heard’s lawyer said Depp would refuse.
— ETimes (@etimes) June 26, 2022
During the defamation trial, Heard’s lawyer, Bredehoft, asked, “Is Disney aware that Mr. Depp has testified under oath that he would not take another “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise role for $300 million and a million alpacas?” “Disney is working on a deal for USD$301 million that will include a large donation to a charity of Depp’s choice. The deal reportedly calls for Johnny Depp to return as Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean 6 and a spin-off Disney Plus series about the early life of the Captain of The Black Pearl.”