In the midst of the ‘uncertainty’ surrounding his involvement in Pirates of the Caribbean, Johnny Depp is scheduled to accept an award.
JOHNNY DEPP will be honored with an acting award in the coming months, but his future with the Disney series Pirates of the Caribbean is still up in the air.
Johnny Depp has spent a lot of time in the spotlight during the last year. The actor was most recently involved in a high-profile legal dispute with a British tabloid over allegations that he was a “wife-beater” to his ex-wife, Amber Heard. The American actor was just recognized as the recipient of the Donostia Award, the highest honor bestowed by the San Sebastian International Film Festival.
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The Donostia Award is an annual honorary award given to one actor in recognition of their accomplishments and talents.
Last year, Lord of the Rings star Viggo Mortensen received the Donostia Award.
Sir Ian McKellen, Meryl Streep, Richard Gere, Sigourney Weaver, and Julia Roberts have all received the prestigious prize in prior years.
This will be Depp’s first time receiving the prestigious prize, but it comes after much uncertainty about his portrayal as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
From 2003 through 2017, Depp starred as Jack Sparrow in five films in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
In Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge, he made his final appearance in the franchise.
The actor apparently had difficulties remembering his lines on filming, necessitating the use of an earpiece to deliver them to him during sequences.
Since then, Disney has yet to make an official announcement about the forthcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film.
Following his court dispute with Heard, rumors began to circulate in 2020 that Depp would not be returning to the series.
Disney has yet to declare whether Depp would return to the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise or not.
Meanwhile, a new series of Pirates of the Caribbean films will be released on the big screen in the future years, according to reports.
Even more intriguing is the announcement that Margot Robbie, star of The Suicide Squad, will take the lead role in the upcoming Pirates flicks.
Robbie was the subject of internet rumors in 2020. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”