Robert Downey Jr Went Against Disney to Save Johnny Depp’s Acting Career With a Major Offer? What Really Happened

Johnny Depp has been in the limelight for quite a long time for his infamous defamation trial. The actor’s battle with his ex-wife, Amber Heard, has been a hot topic of media for a long time. The long battle between the former couple led to major consequences in the entertainment industry.

At the time of the defamation trial, Depp’s career took a turn for the worse. The  actor, known for many blockbuster films, had a setback after Heard accused him of abuse. After spending years as one of the biggest box office draws in Hollywood, Johnny Depp’s acting career had a downturn. During that time, the actor turned to his long-time friend Robert Downey Jr. for help.

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is one of the most successful and highly paid actors in the industry. He is famous for his role as Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Bug before becoming one of the highest-paid actors on the planet, star’s career hit rock bottom due to his problems with alcohol and substance abuse. He has even spent time in prison, so Downey Jr. knows all about damaged reputations.

The Marvel actor and have been friends for decades. After his highly public divorce, Depp was dropped from his  franchise by Dinsey. And he turned to his long-time pal for help, and the star went against Disney’s back and helped the   actor.

Downey Jr. reportedly responded by offering Depp a part in  . The   star has expressed his desire to be part of the MCU. He is said to be a huge admirer of , and he has shown interest in portraying the bad guy Bounty Hunter in the rumored relaunch to Marvel.

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Johnny Depp’s reputation was damaged when his ex-wife Amber Heard accused him of domestic assault, and as a result, he lost some significant contracts. His amazing acting career saw a downfall. Following the trial’s verdict in favor of him, Depp made his debut on the silver screen after being away for a long time. The French-language drama  premiered at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival and got a seven-minute standing ovation.

The actor plays King Louis XV of France. The film centers on the contentious relationship between the French king and Jeanne du Barry, whom he invited into the Versailles Palace to live close to him even though she wasn’t a noble.

Apart from the acting venture, Depp is planning to sit on the director’s chair. The   star would be directing a biography titled that would analyze Amedeo Modigliani’s 48 hours in Paris in 1916.

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