Deep movie Jane du Barry (Directed by Maywen) This year’s May Festival opened Many considered it a “return” to Hollywood after him Bitter defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
The French-language film about the last mistress of Louis XV marked the first leading role for a star Pirates of the Caribbean Since winning the lawsuit against Hurd last year.
On Wednesday (June 14), photographer Greg Williams shared a behind-the-scenes video of Depp getting ready for Cannes on his Instagram account.
“Climbing the steps of the thing, I’ve done it many times with different films over many years,” Depp, 60, said in a video of his return to Cannes. “It’s always a little…it’s so lovely, when you’re on the receiving end, you get a little queasy at first.”
When asked by Williams how he felt after returning to the festival to promote a film, Depp replied that a friend had sent him a text saying it was a “comeback movie or something”.
“I mean, call it what you want, analyze it as you like, but a comeback? I mean, you have to leave to come back,” Depp said on his car ride to the movie premiere. Maybe they didn’t think about me, didn’t look at me, or weren’t even allowed to look at me…”
When asked if he felt any “satisfaction” about being back in Cannes, Depp admitted with a smile: “Um, you know, yeah…”
“Because, you know, when this terrible period started, it was in the beginning… You know, again, like I was saying earlier. People can hit rock bottom many times.”
“You can fall straight to the bottom a billion times, but if you’re lucky enough to find the bottom floor, you’re fine, you know?”
Depp sued Heard for defamation, alleging that she falsely implied he was abusing her in a newspaper opinion piece. Washington Post 2018.
in 2020, Depp has announced that he is leaving the Harry Potter spin-off franchise, Fantastic Beasts, after Warner Bros. asked him to. Resignation.
His departure followed the loss of a defamation case against him the sun in it United kingdom, in which he sued the newspaper after it published an article describing him as a “wife-beater”. A British court ruled that the allegation was “largely true”.
Depp has not been in a major American film since the UK trial.
At a press conference in Cannes, Depp was asked if he still feels “boycotted” by Hollywood. Did I feel like I was interrupted by Hollywood? “None of this is happening,” he replied, “It’s just a weird joke, I’ve been sleeping for 35 years!”
“Of course; when you’re asked to finish a movie you’re shooting because of something that is nothing more than a bunch of vowels and consonants floating in the air, you feel a little interrupted.”
translation Michelle Padilla