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First Look of Johnny Depp as King Louis XV Released in His First Film in 3 Years

Johnny Depp has not worked on a film in three years, but now we have the first look at the actor portraying King Louis XV in his forthcoming movie. Deadline reports that Depp is starring alongside French actor/director Maïwenn in Jeanne du Barry, a historical love story that the filmmaker is helming as well. Per the news outlet, the film is an "ambitious drama" that is inspired by the life of Jeanne du Barry, Louis XV's last royal mistress at the Court of Versaille, after Madame de Pompadour.
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Johnny Depp transforms into King Louis XV in Jeanne du Barry first look

Johnny Depp trades in a courtroom for a palace in the upcoming historical film, Jeanne du Barry. France's Why Not Productions released a first-look image of Depp as King Louis XV, the former King of France whose ineffective rule led to the decline of royal authority and the subsequent French Revolution in 1789. The film will tell the story of King Louis XV's last royal mistress, Jeanne du Barry, who was born the illegitimate daughter of an impoverished seamstress and climbed the social hierarchy to become the king's lover.
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Johnny Depp As King Louis XV: First Image Released Of Actor In Maïwenn’s ‘Jeanne Du Barry’, Filming Underway In France

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: France’s Why Not Productions has unveiled a playful first teaser image of Johnny Depp in the role of King Louis XV in French director Maïwenn’s historical love story Jeanne du Barry, in which she also co-stars as the titular courtesan. Check it out below. Rust And Bone and A Prophet production company Why Not has also confirmed that shoot began on July 26 for 11 weeks, with locations including Versailles and other chateaux in the Paris region as well as the studio. The production marks Depp’s first feature film role in three years, and...
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Johnny Depp ‘signs seven-figure fragrance deal’: ‘Dior would roll in his grave’

Johnny Depp has reportedly signed a multi-year, seven-figure contract with Dior.The contract will see Depp pocket a reported US$1m (£868,000) for returning as the face of Sauvage fragrance for men.To announce the deal, Dior posted a video of Depp on stage in Paris where he performed with Jeff Beck.The caption of the post read: “Watch @johnnydepp as he takes the stage at @olympiahall in Paris, the legendary concert venue where he saw @vanessa.paradis and introduced his kids to @bobdylan. Like Sauvage, it represents the idea of something fearless yet human. By: @gregwilliamsphotography.”While Depp had never been dropped by Dior...
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Johnny Depp teases role as King Louis XV in first film after trial against Amber Heard

Johnny Depp has assumed the role of King Louis XV in French filmmaker Maïwenn’s forthcoming film Jeanne du Barry.This marks the 59-year-old actor’s first film role in three years. It also comes months after his legal victory in the defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.Production of the historical romance drama began in Paris and the Île-de-France region in late July, following the trial’s end in June. The historical romance drama stars Maïwenn in the titular role, and follows Jeanne, a young courtesan who captures the interest of King Louis XV. Unaware of her status, he falls deeply in love....
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Click here to read the full article. As Amber Heard and Johnny Depp both prepare to appeal the verdict in their mudslinging defamation trial, a newly unsealed document dump reignited the frenzy over the highly publicized trial The mayhem around the six-week trial — which Depp specifically requested be televised — was nearly unprecedented, even when taking into account that people would naturally be interested in two high-profile actors airing out their dirty laundry.  Depp had emerged the winner in the court of public opinion even before the verdict came down, with fans stationing themselves outside the Virginia courthouse in hopes...
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