Johnny Depp will return as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of The Caribbean franchise.
Hollywood star Johnny Depp, is reportedly in talks with the franchise for his return as Jack Sparrow after emerging victorious in his defamation case against Amber Heard.
A source claims that the company is preparing a $301 million deal as a formal apology and also a request for the actor to return as the iconic character in the upcoming sequel of the franchise.
According to the source, a deal is being prepared 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.
“The company is willing to go above and beyond and offer USD$301 million, exceeding the amount Heard’s lawyer, during the defamation trial, that Depp would refuse,” the source claimed.
“Disney is very interested in patching up its relationship with Johnny Depp. They reached out to the actor prior to his defamation trial against Amber Heard and asked whether he would be interested in returning for another pirate film or two, an insider told E Time.
“I know corporate sent him a gift basket with a very heartfelt letter, but I’m unsure how it was received. But what I can tell you is that the studio has already penned up a draft for a film about Jack Sparrow so they are very hopeful that Johnny will forgive them and return as his iconic character,” the source added.
“They are prepping a deal for USD$301 million that will include a sizable donation to a charity of Depp’s choice,” it added.