Johnny Depp lands his first movie role after court win over Amber Heard

Johnny Depp is finally back to take his rightful place in Hollywood.

After the trial against ex-wife Amber Heard, accused by the plaintiff of defamation, the former Captain Sparrow can finally begin a new personal and professional chapter.

His return to the scene starts from France, and with a significant role: he will be King Louis XV in the film Jeanne du Barry, which focuses on one of the royal concubine. Jeanne Du Barry follows Jeanne, a young working-class woman who uses her intelligence to climb the social hierarchy. When she is noticed by the king himself, the turning point comes. The king does not know that she is just a working-class woman and immediately falls in love with her. After the relationship with Madame de Pompadour, the king has Jeanne transferred to Versailles, against all court protocol.

The story will show us historical truths and romanticized love stories. They will start filming in June between Paris and the Palace of Versailles. Depp will have a double role since he will also be the producer of this crucial project to make a comeback. 

The first photo of Johnny Depp in the role, blindfolded, without a crown, is intriguing and disturbing at the same time. Ambiguous, like many of the characters the actor has already played, this portrait of the king will arrive in theaters in all its magnificence.

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