Johnny Depp: News

The star of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' series, Johnny Depp, is an American producer, actor, and musician. Depp dropped out of school at 16 to pursue his career in rock music. He then joined a band called ‘Six Gun Method’ and did odd jobs alongside. In the 1980s, it was actor Nicolas Cage who advised Depp to try his luck in acting. He made his debut in Hollywood with the horror film 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' in 1984. After featuring in the 1987 TV series '21 Jump Street' as an undercover police officer, he gained popularity among teenagers. In 1990, Depp started working with Tim Burton when he learned to bring emotions without dialogues. He has been part of a number of acclaimed films that helped him receive nominations for the Golden Globe Awards. In 2003, his character of Jack Sparrow in the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' series earned Depp worldwide appreciation and attention. He received numerous awards for his role. Some of his most notable films include 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street', 'Alice in Wonderland', and 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', and 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald', among others. In 2012, the Guinness World Records listed Depp as the world's highest-paid actor.

18 Apr 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why Johnny Depp got fired and Amber Heard didn't?

Currently, the much-publicized defamation trial between Hollywood actors and former spouses Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is ongoing.

19 Mar 2022

Amber Heard

Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial: Celebrities, Disney representatives called as witnesses

After a long delay, Hollywood actor Johnny Depp's defamation trial against his former wife, actor Amber Heard, is nearing its hearing.

01 Mar 2022

Fantastic Beasts

'Fantastic Beasts 3' trailer: Dumbledore prepares army to fight Grindelwald

The third film in the Fantastic Beasts series, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is nearing its release.

23 Jan 2022


After being 'blacklisted,' Johnny Depp lands first major role

Things haven't gone smoothly for Johnny Depp ever since abuse allegations surfaced.

21 Nov 2021


Discovery+ documentary to feature Johnny Depp, Amber Heard's broken marriage

A new documentary about Hollywood's famous ex-couple, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, is in the making, according to Deadline.

29 Jun 2021


#JusticeForJohnnyDepp trends, fans want Amber Heard gone from 'Aquaman 2'

Fans of veteran actor Johnny Depp rose in unison against his ex-wife actress Amber Heard's continued participation in the superhero Aquaman franchise.

22 Mar 2021


Man breaks into Johnny Depp's mansion, takes a shower

An unidentified man broke into the sprawling mansion of American actor Johnny Depp in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, on Thursday.

26 Feb 2021


Johnny Depp's defamation case hearing against Amber Heard delayed again

The defamation case slapped by Johnny Depp against Amber Heard got a new date.

13 Jan 2021


Twitter disses Netflix US for removing all Johnny Depp content

Johnny Depp, embroiled in a bitter legal battle with ex-wife Amber Heard, has indeed lost some ground and reputation.

20 Dec 2020


Robert Downey Jr. wants Johnny Depp for 'Sherlock Holmes 3'

Johnny Depp, an actor of high regard struggling for acceptance due to his publicized personal life, seems to have long-time friend and co-star Robert Downey Jr. having his back.

15 Dec 2020


Depp challenges 'The Sun' verdict, approaches UK Court of appeal

The fight between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is far from over.

04 Dec 2020

Warner Bros

Mads Mikkelsen talks of 'Fantastic Beasts 3,' replacing Johnny Depp

We all know by now that Mads Mikkelsen is succeeding Johnny Depp as the scheming wizard antagonist Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3.

29 Nov 2020

Amber Heard

Mads Mikkelsen confirmed to play Gellert Grindelwald in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Putting all speculations to rest, Warner Bros. has finally confirmed that Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3.

27 Nov 2020

Keanu Reeves

Reeves talks about Johnny Silverhand, tech marvels of 'Cyberpunk 2077'

Cyberpunk 2077 is an action-packed role-playing game based on the Cyberpunk franchise. It will see Keanu Reeves in a major role and is set for a December 10 release this year.

22 Nov 2020


Why 'paid Aquaman petitions' make Amber Heard's return more likely

Hold your horses, Johnny Depp lovers and Amber Heard haters.

12 Nov 2020

Mads Mikkelsen

'Hannibal' star Mads Mikkelsen in talks for 'Fantastic Beasts 3'

We recently predicted five worthy actors who could do justice to Johnny Depp's character in the now-vacant role of Fantastic Beasts 3.

Exiting 'Fantastic Beasts 3' made Johnny Depp richer by $10mn

Finally, here's some good news for Johnny Depp fans, who have been unable to bear the fact that the noted actor has accepted Warner Bros.' request to resign from Fantastic Beasts 3.

08 Nov 2020

Fantastic Beasts

Here are our top 5 picks for new Gellert Grindelwald

Unfortunately, Johnny Depp has been told to leave his tyrannically impactful role of Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.

07 Nov 2020

Harry Potter

'The Sun' case fallout: Depp forced to quit 'Fantastic-Beasts' franchise

Veteran actor Johnny Depp will no longer be seen as the ominous Gellert Grindelwald, the antagonist of the first two films of the Harry Potter spin-off series.

02 Nov 2020

Fantastic Beasts

Johnny Depp loses case against 'The Sun' involving ex-wife Heard

Actor Johnny Depp has legally failed to substantiate his claims against tabloid The Sun over an article that branded him a "wife-beater" while mentioning his and ex-wife Amber Heard's tumultuous relationship.

04 Sep 2020

Fantastic Beasts

Johnny Depp wants defamation case trial against Amber Heard postponed

Legendary actor Johnny Depp wants the hearings of the defamation case he has lodged against his ex-wife Amber Heard to be delayed.

20 Jul 2020

Anupam Kher

All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

28 Feb 2020


Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp allegedly said via text messages that he wanted to "burn" his former wife Amber Heard and "f**k her burnt corpse" during their volatile relationship in the past.

17 Aug 2019


These 7 Hollywood celebrities have their own, private expensive islands

Top-notch performers, singers and actors in Hollywood earn in millions, and there are many who invest in a place, where they would not be hounded by paparazzi.

10 Aug 2019

Independence Day

Seven blockbuster roles that Will Smith has turned down

There's no denying that Will Smith is an actor of international repute. However, he still remains bereft of an Oscar.

16 Feb 2019

Walt Disney

'Pirates of the Caribbean' reboot jeopardized following 'Deadpool' writers' exit

It appears that the Pirates of the Caribbean reboot has sailed into stormy waters following the exit of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the hotshot writers behind the Deadpool movie.

14 Feb 2019

Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe believes Harry Potter will eventually get a reboot

Daniel Radcliffe will forever be known as the boy who lived, for his role in the Harry Potter franchise, that has become an iconic part of popular culture.

29 Jan 2019


From island to village: 5 expensive things Johnny Depp owns

Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood's renowned names. He has recently gained a degree of infamy following Amber Heard's accusations against him for domestic abuse.

05 Jan 2019


Ex-wife Amber Heard terrified of Johnny Depp's abusive alter-ego

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp went through a messy divorce after the former accused the latter of domestic abuse.

03 Jan 2019

Walt Disney

Here's how much Disney saves by dropping Johnny Depp

Pirates of the Caribbean is one of the most beloved franchises by Disney and fans are accustomed to seeing their favorite pirate Jack Sparrow, whose eccentricities are brilliantly brought to life by Johnny Depp.

23 Dec 2018


Johnny Depp officially dropped from 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise

What had long been rumored has finally been confirmed - fan-favorite actor Johnny Depp has been dropped from the role of Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

22 Dec 2018


Amber Heard speaks on backlash she faced after accusing Depp

Amber Heard recently played warrior princess Mera in Aquaman.

27 Oct 2018

Walt Disney

Johnny Depp reportedly dropped from 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise

Johnny Depp's name has become synonymous with Captain Jack Sparrow from the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise.

18 Oct 2018

Fantastic Beasts

Johnny Depp will reprise his role in 'Fantastic Beasts 3'

'Fantastic Beasts', the spin-off of Harry Potter series will be returning for a third installment.

27 Sep 2018

Harry Potter

#FantasticBeasts: Harry Potter fans freak out over Nagini reveal

'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' released its final trailer. The trailer showed protagonist, Newt Scamander, on a mission from young Dumbledore to hunt down Grindelwald, a dark wizard.

#FunFact: Lord Krishna inspired Pirates of the Caribbean's Jack Sparrow

'Pirates of the Caribbean' is a popular franchise that made Johnny Depp's name synonymous with Captain Jack Sparrow.