Johnny Depp Is Done With Pirates Of The Caribbean For Good

Disney cut ties with Johnny Depp some time ago, including any future for his long-running role as Pirates of the Caribbean protagonist Captain Jack Sparrow, but Depp confirmed that is still the case while speaking in court today, Variety reports.

Depp’s defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard is going on, and Depp spoke specifically to his future with Disney while answering questions on the stand. During cross-examination, Amber Heard’s attorney asked if Depp was truly “out as Jack Sparrow,” as described in a Daily Mail article in 2018.

“I wasn’t aware of that, but it doesn’t surprise me,” Depp testified. “Two years had gone by of constant worldwide talk about me being this wife-beater. So I’m sure that Disney was trying to cut ties to be safe. The #MeToo movement was in full swing at that point.”

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Author: Eric Frederiksen