Having emerged victorious from his long trial of defamation against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, Johnny Depp He resumed his acting career and took on a new challenge. This time, the translator will give life to King Louis XV in the historical film by French director Maïwenn, “Jeanne du Barry”.
Filming began on July 26 and will take 11 weeks to shoot, with locations including the Palace of Versailles and other castles in the Paris and France region as well as the studio.
This movie marks Johnny Depp’s first feature film in three years, so all the details surrounding his development quickly turn into news. Proof of this is that the first official portrait of Depp in the skin of King Louis XV quickly spread.
It is worth noting that the film by director Maïwenn, who also co-wrote the script with Teddy Lussi-Modeste, was inspired by the life of Jeanne du Barry, the last royal mistress of Louis XV at the court of Versailles, after Madame de Pompadour.
Besides the actor, such famous artists as Benjamin Laverny, Pierre Richard, Melville Popud, Noemi Lvovsky, Pascal Gregory and India Hare participate.
“Jeanne du Barry” is Maïwenn’s sixth film and most ambitious production to date after Polisse, winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes 2011; My King, for which Emmanuel Bercotte won Best Actress at Cannes in 2015, and the semi-autobiographical work “DNA”, which was honored with the Cannes 2020 special.