Producer Jerry Bruckheimer Says Johnny Depp Won’t Return For ‘Pirates 6’ But ‘The Future Is Yet To Be Decided’

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The chances of Johnny Depp returning for the next “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie are not very good.

speaking to sunday times This week, blockbuster producer Jerry Bruckheimer was asked if the Jack Sparrow actor would return for the sixth installment in the franchise.

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“Not at the moment,” he said, but added: “The future is yet to be decided.”

Bruckheimer was also asked about reports that the next “Pirates” movie will focus on a new character played by Margot Robbie.

“We are developing two ‘Pirates’ scripts. One with her, one without her,” he said.

Depp’s role in the future of the franchise was already in doubt amid the ongoing libel trial against ex-wife Amber Heard over allegations of abuse.

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During the trial, Depp said it was true that “nothing in this world would make you go back and work with Disney on a ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie.”

The actor’s manager also testified that he lost a $22.5 million contract to star in the upcoming “Pirates” movie after Heard published an op-ed on washington post accusing him of domestic abuse.

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