Things seem to be getting better for Johnny Depp, now that he has won his court case against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. In addition to starring in Mawenn’s historical drama Jeanne du Barry, which will premiere on May 16 at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the Pirates of the Caribbean star just signed a huge deal with Dior. According to Variety, the three-year deal could be worth as much as a whopping $20 million. The deal is the biggest one ever for a men’s fragrance. It is bigger than Brad Pitt’s $7 million deal with Chanel No. 5 and Robert Pattinson’s $12 million deal with Dior Homme.
Johnny Depp started working with Dior in 2015 when he became the face of the Sauvage line of men’s perfumes. Since then, there has been a solid connection between the two. In the line’s ad campaign, Depp’s role as a rebellious rocker has been used to help the two work together. No one knows how much money the performer made from his first deal with the company.
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In 2020, Johnny Depp lost a libel case against a British newspaper that called him a “wife beater,” but Dior stood by him no matter what. Even when Depp’s defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard was being heard in court in front of a lot of people, Dior stuck by their contract with the actor. Unfortunately, Disney had a different opinion and fired the Oscar-nominated actor from his leading role in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, which has made billions of dollars.
It’s good seeing Johnny Depp working to improve his reputation. The well-known actor has taken part in many different projects, such as starting new film and TV projects, in order to put more attention on his professional goals and personal growth. Depp’s unwavering commitment is clear as he tries to move on from past scandals and start a new chapter in his career.
In the historical drama Jeanne du Barry, which will come out later this month, Johnny Depp will play Louis XV, a role that fans are sure to find interesting. In the movie, Mawenn plays the courtesan, Jeanne du Barry, with whom the King of France had a passionate affair. The excitement is growing because the movie has been chosen as the opening film for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, which starts on May 16.