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Script Writer Claims Johnny Depp "Set Aside" His 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Script Idea Because It Contained A Female Villain


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A screenwriter for the lucrative Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise has claimed that his script idea for the forthcoming fifth instalment Dead Men Tell No Tales was rejected by the movie’s star Johnny Depp, on the basis that it featured a female villain.

Writer Terry Rossio, who has credits on all five of the Pirates of the Caribbean films, has written on his personal blog this weekend that he believes his proposal for Dead Men Tell No Tales – which is known as Salazar’s Revenge outside of the U.S. – was “set aside” by the Disney studio because Depp wasn’t happy with the idea of a female villain, because of a previous film he had worked on called Dark Shadows.

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Ellen DeGeneres Puts Her Foot Down In Johnny Depp Interview


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Ellen Degeneres seriously wasn't having it with Johnny Depp this week when he refused to answer a few of her quickfire questions honestly. Nonetheless, it was still a very entertaining segment on her show, which aired ahead of his new film 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'.

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Johnny Depp was put in the 'Hot Seat' on 'The Ellen Show' yesterday (May 18th 2017) where the talk show host went to ask him a series of random rapid-fire questions from 'what's your favourite part of your body?' to what is your favourite swear word?'

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That Moment When Johnny Depp Shows Up At The 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Ride At Disneyland


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The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' ride at Disneyland is not the kind of ride you scream on, but when Johnny Depp turns up in full Captain Jack Sparrow attire you just can't help yourself. The actor gave Disney fans the surprise of their lives this week.

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Yesterday (April 26th 2017), as part of the promotion for the forthcoming 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' (also known as 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge'), Johnny Depp showed up at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California dressed as his rum-drinking character from the movies as part of the famous attraction. 

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Johnny Depp Hits Back At Financial Irresponsibility Claims From Former Management Group


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Johnny Depp has fired back at his former management team after they claimed that the Hollywood megastar is himself responsible for being reportedly $40 million in debt, responding to a lawsuit the star had filed alleging fraud and negligence in managing his fortune.

The argument centres on a lawsuit that Depp, 53, filed back in January this year for $25 million, claiming that The Management Group handled his affairs so badly that he was approximately $40 million in debt, alleging that they failed to file his taxes in timely fashion and took out high-interest loans on his behalf.

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Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Salazar's Revenge) - Featurette and Trailer


It seems Captain Jack Sparrow has been sailing the seas as a pirate for many, many years, and in that time he's made a lot of enemies. As a young trouble-maker, he damned a pirate-hating adversary and his crew to a seabound immortality - and now Captain Salazar has returned to exact his revenge. Panic is afoot when it becomes clear that Captain Salazar has escaped his eternal torment at the bottom of the Devil's Triangle, and as much as Jack loves an adventure almost as much as he loves rum, this time he could truly be out of his depth. It will take more than his trusty compass to help him this time, but thankfully he has the help of a new headstrong maiden named Carina Smyth who happens to be a skilled astronomer, plus the return of his old friend Will Turner. Together they must uncover the Trident of Poseidon before Salazar does, and send the enemy back to their watery graves.

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'Bowfinger' And 'Ed Wood' Among The 10 Best Films About Filmmaking


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There's always a humorous irony with films about making other films. At least three of this sub-genre have been released in the last year, and it was recently proposed that Netflix would be officially releasing the long-shelved Orson Welles project 'The Other Side of the Wind'.

Here are ten of our favourite films about filmmaking:

'Their Finest' stars Gemma Arteron and Sam Claflin'Their Finest' stars Gemma Arteron and Sam Claflin

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Everything You Need To Know About 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge'


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Jack Sparrow's latest adventure 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge' is on the way; the fifth installment of the nautical Disney franchise that was previously named 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'. Expect some exciting new characters and welcome old ones.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Jack SparrowJohnny Depp returns as Jack Sparrow in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

Joining Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp and his crew (including the likes of Gibbs and Barbossa, played by Kevin McNally and Geoffrey Rush respectively) is a new character who everyone will recognise - though not from the big screen. Paul McCartney will make a cameo in an as yet unknown role, marking his feature film acting debut. Such an addition is reminiscent of Rolling Stones' Keith Richards, who portrayed Sparrow's father Captain Edward Teague in 'At World's End' and 'On Stranger Tides'.

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales Trailer


Forget Davy Jones' Locker and the Fountain of Youth, Captain Jack Sparrow is on an all new quest as he embarks on the hunt for the fabled trident of Poseidon. It may sound like he's set his sights far too high this time, but he's never failed the crew of the Black Pearl yet - and he really could do with a windfall right about now. To make matters worse, Capitan Salazar is back from the Devil's Triangle with his ghostly crew, and the trident is his only hope of stopping them. This time he's got the help of his old friend Will Turner, who is apparently free of his binding contract with The Flying Dutchman. 

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Blasting Hunter S. Thompson's Ashes Out Of A Cannon Reportedly Cost Johnny Depp $3M


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Johnny Depp has been accused of some reckless spending by his former business managers, including paying $3 million to give friend Hunter S. Thompson an epic send-off.

Last month the actor sued The Management Group for fraud in a $25 million suit, but now his former business managers have hit back with a cross-complaint of their own.

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp reportedly spent $3 million on Hunter S. Thompson’s funeral

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Johnny Depp Thanks Fans In Emotional People's Choice Awards Speech


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Johnny Depp thanked his fans for “trusting” him throughout a difficult year while accepting an award at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards this week, in what was his first public appearance since his rancorous divorce from Amber Heard.

The 53 year old Pirates of the Caribbean star won the award for Favourite Movie Icon at the ceremony at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theatre on Wednesday night (January 18th). Standing on the stage addressing the attendees, he made sure to acknowledge his loyal fanbase for standing by him.

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp made the speech in acceptance of his Favourite Movie Icon award this week

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Tom Cruise And Five Other Huge Stars Who've Never Won An Oscar


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Awards season is nearly upon us, with the film industry gearing up for its annual round of back-slapping and palm-greasing, as well as honouring the most significant works that Hollywood and beyond has had to offer over the past 12 months.

However, there are a number of box office regulars and well-known faces that have never won the most prestigious prize Hollywood awards – the Best Actor or Actress Oscar. Here are half a dozen big stars who have featured in many hit movies who have, surprisingly, never collected a gong.

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Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Review

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It's been five years since the last Harry Potter movie, and J.K. Rowling has been busy. Not only has she shepherded her two-part sequel play to the West End, but she has also written the screenplay for this spin-off prequel, which is set some 70 years before Harry was born. The American setting puts a fresh slant on her elaborately imagined wizarding world, and the film has enough lively humour to keep things entertaining, but the movie itself is thin and derivative, never quite engaging the audience with its magic.

In this alternate reality, 1926 America has forbidden all magical creatures out of fear of terrorist attacks taking place around the world. Then an expert in these beasts, the cheeky nerd Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) arrives in New York with a suitcase full of them. He's on some sort of mission, which is immediately interrupted by three escaped critters, drawing in hapless wannabe baker Jacob (Dan Fogler) and witch detective Tina (Katherine Waterston). Joined by Tina's breathy sister Queenie (Alison Sudol), this rag-tag team is trying to recapture Newt's escaped creatures when they run afoul of aggressive wizard enforcer Graves (Colin Farrell), who's working for American's magical President (Carmen Ejogo). But there's something more seriously nefarious going on in the city.

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Paul McCartney Set To Make An Appearance In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'


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The trailer for 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' has arrived, and for those who don't already know there are a few exciting new cast additions. Former Beatle Paul McCartney will make a cameo in the movie, filling the outsize boots of Keith Richards.

Javier BardemJavier Bardem plays Captain Salazar in POTC 5

Oscar winning Paul McCartney is set to cement himself as an actor in an as yet undisclosed character. It makes for an interesting addition, that no doubt came from the success the franchise had with Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones playing Sparrow's father Captain Edward Teague. Unfortunately, we don't get a first look at McCartney in the new trailer, but we do see some other major new additions.

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Johnny Depp To Star In Biggie And Tupac Film 'LAbyrinth'


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Johnny Depp is to take on his first post-divorce movie project by starring in the forthcoming Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. as a police detective who investigated the unsolved murders of the two rap stars.

The Hollywood Reporter indicates that 53 year old Depp is attached to the project to play Russell Poole, the LAPD detective who investigated the slayings of the East and West Coast rap giants in LAbyrinth, a film to be directed by Brad Furman (of The Lincoln Letter) and whose release date is as yet unconfirmed.

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp is to play LAPD detective Russell Poole, who investigated the high-profile murders in 1997

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Has Johnny Depp's Ex Amber Heard Moved On With Billionaire Elon Musk?


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Johnny Depp’s estranged wife Amber Heard has reportedly been “spending a lot of time” with billionaire businessman Elon Musk. The actress is currently going through a high profile divorce from Depp and Musk is also going through a divorce from his wife, actress Talulah Riley, for the second time.

Amber HeardAmber Heard has reportedly been spending a lot of time with billionaire Elon Musk.

TMZ reports that Heard has known Musk for several years, but in the last few months they've been “spending a lot of time together”.  Last weekend Heard and her sister were said to have ‘hung out’ in the billionaire’s hotel bungalow in Miami.

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Johnny Depp Still Set To Star In Brett Ratner Sex Scandal Movie


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Johnny Depp is said to be still attached to Brett Ratner’s upcoming sex scandal movie, with the production currently in “active development”. The film is loosely based on the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a French politician who was accused of sexual assault by a hotel maid in 2011.

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp is said to still be starring in The Libertine.

The film was first announced by Ratner at the Cannes Film Festival on May 11, less than two weeks before Depp’s wife Amber Heard filled for divorce and the actor was accused of physical abuse.

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Johnny Depp Hangs Out With Fans After Denmark Concert Amid Divorce Drama


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Johnny Depp is doing everything he can to take his mind of his messy divorce situation with Amber Heard, and if that means hanging out with pretty Scandinavian girls after a rock show, then so be it. The actor took some time out to unwind with a few fans in Europe.

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The 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' star is currently on tour with the Hollywood Vampires (a supergroup also including Alice Cooper and Aerosmith's Joe Perry) in Europe, and on Wednesday (May 1st 2016) he hit Denmark, where he put a brave face on for his fans and mingled with the locals at the Hans Krull Tavern in Aarhus.

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Johnny Depp Enjoyed The Madness Of Alice Through The Looking Glass


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With the media busy conjecturing about the end of Johnny Depp's brief marriage to Amber Heard, the actor would clearly rather be talking about his latest movie, the sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass. "Doing this film was a real treat," he says. "I'm not a big movie watcher of myself. You always think there's something more you could do, or something different. So coming back, I had the opportunity to do that and give a more interesting performance. It was lovely to explore this story of Alice and Hatter."

Johnny Depp once again stars as Mad Hatter

In this film, Depp's Hatter is at a very low point, wasting away in his grief and regret. "Hatter has gone noticeably further down the road of insanity," Depp says. "If you are crazy or have some sort of mental dilemma, but you're not aware of it, it's great. If you're aware that you're crazy, it'll eat you alive! So this time, there are so many things Hatter has to question. It's taking the Mad Hatter and making him even more mad, more confused, more lost, more paranoid."

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Johnny Depp's Top Five Looks Of 2016 (So Far)


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While he may always keep a good mop of hair, a pair of nearly-round glasses, his signature facial hair and a load of jewellery handy, it's safe to say that Johnny Depp changes his look more often than most people change their bedsheets. And 2016 has been no different.

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In fact, he's debuted a huge range of different looks on the red carpet since the New Year - indeed, he's been a very busy man what with filming 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales', as well as working alongside Alice Cooper and Aerosmith's Joe Perry in the supergroup Hollywood Vampires, so that's a lot of looks to think about already.

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Alice Is Playing For Time In Wonderland Sequel 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' [Trailer + Pictures]


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Alice is back in Wonderland and this time things aren't as wonderful as they once were. Tim Burton has ceded the role of director to James Bobin for the intense sequel 'Alice Through the Looking Glass', that once again differs largely from the Lewis Carroll original.

Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska in Alice Through The Looking GlassAlice must return to Wonderland to rescue the Hatter

The defeat of the Jabberwocky should've brought peace to the world, but a new evil has arisen that this young woman may not be able to fight. Now getting on with her life, though still thought of as an oddity amongst her peers, Alice is revisited by Absolem in his butterfly form. He urges her to return to Wonderland to rescue the Mad Hatter and his friends from certain death in the face of a new foe. 

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Johnny Depp - A host of stars were photographed as they attended the UK premiere of 'Mortdecai' which stars American actor Johnny Depp. The premiere was held at the Empire cinema in Leicester Square, London - Monday 19th January 2015

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Johnny Depp - Celebrities attends Mortdecai at the Empire Cinema in Leicester Square. at Empire Cinema - London, United Kingdom - Monday 19th January 2015

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Johnny Depp, Captain Jack Sparrow and Noel Cruz - Accomplishing this feat requires many photos of the famous person/character, plenty of time, and a great deal of skill... something that Cruz quite clearly has! - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 17th July 2014

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Johnny Depp - A clean shaven Johnny Depp shows a bit of paunch while leaving his trailer on the set of movie Mortdecai with a can of Red Bull Energy drink - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 9th January 2014

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Johnny Depp - Johnny Depp filming on the set of 'Mortdecai' with scantily clad actresses wearing bikinis - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 6th January 2014

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Johnny Depp

Date of birth

9th June, 1963

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

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