Pirates of the Caribbean star backs ‘LOVELY’ Johnny Depp for extra Jack Sparrow motion pictures | Movies | Leisure
Earlier this month, Johnny Depp’s libel case towards The Solar newspaper was dismissed by a UK choose. The Hollywood star, who strongly denies allegations of home abuse, has since been requested by Warner Bros to resign from taking part in Harry Potter villain Gellert Grindelwald within the Improbable Beasts motion pictures, which he has agreed to. However regardless of the controversy, considered one of his Pirates of the Caribbean co-stars Greg Ellis has come to Depp’s defence.
Ellis, who performed Lieutenant Commander Theodore Groves throughout three of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, has highlighted what he sees as Depp’s good character and needs that extra of Hollywood would present public help for the star.
The 52-year-old tweeted: “I’ve recognized JD for over a decade. Labored on 4 motion pictures collectively.
“Our youngsters went to the identical faculty. A beautiful bloke & nice dad.
“I want extra of the actors, filmmakers & studios who benefited financially from working w[ith] him would present extra public help. #JusticeForJohnnyDepp.”
Again in July, Ellis spoke completely with Categorical.co.uk whereas selling his podcast The Respondent.
The Pirates of the Caribbean actor backed the Jack Sparrow star’s return to the swashbuckling franchise, highlighting him as “the important thing ingredient”.
Depp has starred in 5 Pirates motion pictures up to now, with the newest in Salazar’s Revenge aka Lifeless Males Inform No Tales being launched in 2017.
Since then, the 57-year-old’s future within the franchise has been unknown what with a Margot Robbie spin-off being introduced by Disney with no signal of his involvement.
Ellis stated: “I believe for Pirates 6…in an excellent world each character who the followers have fallen in love with will be capable to come again to form of wrap all the pieces up.
“In the end it comes all the way down to screenplay and story.
“If Jack Sparrow isn’t a key, if not the important thing ingredient, to wrapping up a multi-billion greenback franchise, is it not akin to not having Captain Kirk in [the original] Star Trek?”
Depp’s announcement letter that he was leaving Improbable Beasts learn: “In gentle of latest occasions, I wish to make the next brief assertion.”
Depp continued: “Firstly, I would wish to thank all people who has gifted me with their help and loyalty. I’ve been humbled and moved by your many messages of affection and concern, significantly over the previous couple of days.
“Secondly, I want to let you understand that I’ve been requested to resign by Warner Bros. from my position as Grindelwald in Improbable Beasts and I’ve revered and agreed to that request.
“Lastly, I want to say this. The surreal judgement of the courtroom within the U.Okay. is not going to change my combat to inform the reality and I affirm that I plan to enchantment. My resolve stays sturdy and I intend to show that the allegations towards me are false. My life and profession is not going to be outlined by this second in time.”
Pirates of the Caribbean 6’s launch date is TBC as is Johnny Depp’s involvement.