Johnny Depp He will return to the big screen after spending four years without playing a major role in a movie. The actor has been confirmed to play King Louis XVI in a movie that is being shot in French and directed by French director Mayoin.
The film, which will be shot for three months in emblematic locations in Paris, and especially in the Palace of Versailles, is Depp’s first major role in several years, but why is the actor blacklisted in Hollywood?
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This is mainly due to the legal battle with his former partner, actress Amber Heard, which is still in effect in US courts and led the interpreter to move away from Hollywood and be ignored by Warner Bros.’s Fantastic Animals franchise and from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” saga by Disney.
However, he now has a great opportunity to return to the top, with an ambitious production that will feature
Johnny Depp will be King of France Louis XV
The 58-year-old plays the French monarch, nicknamed “The Sweetheart”, who ruled for 59 years, the longest reign in France since Louis XIV. Variety indicated that it will be one of the first films in which the actor will work in French, a language he knows well.
Director Maywin will accompany the actor as the protagonist of the film, giving life to Countess Jeanne du Barry, the last lover of this king.