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Pirates of the Caribbean producer mentioned Johnny Depp’s attainable return to the franchise. Pic credit score: ©

Pirates of the Caribbean producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, has hinted that its attainable followers might see Johnny Depp return to the franchise as Captain Jack Sparrow.

Depp first stole the present because the eccentric pirate Jack Sparrow in 2003’s The Curse of the Black Pearl. There adopted 4 extra massively profitable installments of Pirates of the Caribbean, however the franchise has been on hiatus since 2017.

Disney dropped Johnny Depp from a possible sixth film after his ex-wife Amber Heard printed an article within the Washington Publish claiming she had been a sufferer of home abuse.

Depp was not named within the article, however many assumed he had been the abuser. He’s at present suing Heard for defamation of character.

Johnny Depp’s future with Pirates of the Caribbean ‘is but to be determined’

Pirates producer Jerry Bruckheimer not too long ago conducted an interview the place he was requested if Depp and Pirates of the Caribbean nonetheless had a future. He responded with: “Not at this level,” however teasingly added: “The long run is but to be determined.”

It sounds just like the door should still be open for a attainable return for Depp. However with the sixth film reportedly already in improvement, the looks of Depp in that movie appears unlikely. And it stays to be seen if the end result of the defamation lawsuit impacts Disney’s determination.

It’s not clear if Depp would come willingly again to the position of Jack Sparrow; he not too long ago mentioned in court docket that he hoped to finish the franchise however needed to take action on his personal phrases.

In accordance to Insider, Depp testified: “A franchise can final solely so lengthy. And there’s a strategy to finish a franchise like that. And I assumed the characters ought to have a approach out, to finish the franchise on an excellent word. And I deliberate on persevering with till it was time to cease.”

Will Johnny Depp function in Pirates of the Caribbean 6?

There may be nonetheless lots of confusion surrounding the sixth installment of the film, and this isn’t the primary time Depp has been linked to a return. In 2020, rumors emerged that powerful figures within Disney had been arguing that the franchise couldn’t proceed with out Jack Sparrow.

This was adopted by a later rumor that the studio would take a special course and deal with an all-female solid with Margot Robbie within the lead.

The Pirates of the Caribbean collection is at present out there to stream on Disney+.