Johnny Depp has been one of the most charismatic actors of Hollywood, but it is also one of the most problematic. After a long and televised trial after a scandalous divorce with the actress Amber HeardLoss of contracts and his total removal from the screen, the man who gave life to Tim Burton’s “Young Scissorhands”, will again walk the red carpet to present his latest work and the one who will return it to the screen.
Johnny Depp returns to Cannes to show his character, a place he hasn’t attended since 2011 Louis XV In the movie Jean du Barry. On May 16, the actor will appear with the French director and screenwriter Maven, his co-star In the film, to hold a press conference.
As The Hollywood Reporter reported, “Everyone is waiting to see how Depp behaves.” After his feud with Heard and the scandals that followed allegations of misconduct on several occasions, this would be the actor’s entrance or exit for a larger production.
Projects at stake
But besides that, Depp has other things at stake in Cannes, because there he wants to distribute his work as a director in “Modi,” which stars Al Pacino, Riccardo Scamarcio and Pierre Naini.
Cannes will be an opportunity to sell the film to overseas buyers. It is a biographical film based on the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, known as “Modi” among his friends, and is based on the play Modigliani by Dennis McIntyre, with a screenplay by Jerzy and Mary Kromolowski.
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Depp begins filming Jean de Barry’s story In June 2022, King Louis XV of France, known as the Beloved.
Filming took place at the Palace of Versailles and the actor is said to have used the French language for his interpretation, as he learned it after marrying Vanessa Paradis.
The synopsis indicates that Jean, a working-class young woman with a life of culture and pleasure, uses her intelligence and charm to climb the rungs of the social ladder one by one. She becomes a favorite of King Louis XV who, unaware of her courtesan status, becomes fixated through her appetite for life. They fall madly in love. Against all decorum and etiquette, Jeanne goes to Versailles, where her arrival causes an uproar at court.
Part of a play by Melville Poupaud, Pierre Richard, Pascal Grégory, Benjamin Lavernay, Nomi Lavovsky, India Heyer, Marianne Basler, David Decrane, Luna Carpiacs, Édouard Michelon and Alexandre Styler
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