Johnny Depp’s New Film Not Backed by Netflix Despite Reports

Johnny Depp’s return to performing adhering to his defamation demo versus Amber Listened to is not remaining backed by Netflix. Bloomberg reported that the Depp-starring French motion picture “La Favorite” is receiving “financial backing” from Netflix, but a source near to the streaming giant informed Wide range this reporting is not genuine. Netflix is not funding the motion picture but has accredited the film to stream in France only immediately after it completes the country’s 15-month theatrical window. The film is not a Netflix first.

“La Favorite” is established to star Depp as French king Louis XV. “Mon Roi” filmmaker Maiwenn is directing the motion picture, which Assortment claimed before this calendar year is filming this summer for three months at spots that contain the Versailles Palace. Maiwenn is also starring in the motion picture as Jeanne du Barry, a countess who was Louis XV’s past mistress.

The challenge is generated by Pascal Caucheteux and Gregoire Sorlat’s Paris-based mostly Why Not Productions (“A Prophet”). Wild Bunch Intercontinental (“Titane”) is handling entire world income. “La Favorite” will mark Depp’s initially key performing function because Andrew Levitas’ 2020 movie “Minamata,” a film about war photographer W. Eugene Smith.

Depp gained his defamation demo versus Read on June 1. The “Aquaman” actor is now ordered to shell out $10.35 million in damages to Depp ($10 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages) just after the jury dominated that she defamed Depp when she wrote a 2018 Washington Submit op-ed alluding to her previous claims of domestic violence.

“From the pretty beginning, the aim of bringing this case was to expose the real truth, regardless of the outcome,” Depp wrote in a assertion pursuing the verdict. “Speaking the real truth was anything that I owed to my little ones and to all all those who have remained steadfast in their support of me. I really feel at peace knowing I have ultimately attained that.”

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