Johnny Depp returns to cinema as King Louis XV

Johnny Depp returns to cinema as King Louis XV

Johnny Depp returns to cinema as King Louis XV

Photo: Johnny Depp as King Louis XV/Why Not Productions

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp will play the role of King Louis XV of France in the French TV series The Favorite, Deadline reports.

July 26 at Versailles Palace in Paris shooting has started. The French film company Why Not Productions has published the first picture of Depp as Louis XV. This is the actor's first big role in the last three years.

The plot tells about the life of the former courtesan, the favorite of the monarch, Jeanne Dubarry.  The main role will be played by the famous French actress Maivenn, she acted as the director and screenwriter of the project. The film legend Pierre Richard will also star in the series.

The last film "Big" with the participation of Depp was released in 2020. After that, Johnny's acting career was paused due to his scandalous divorce, and then the court with Amber Heard.

BAGNET recalls that in June 2022 the actor won a libel suit against Amber Heard. According to the court decision, the artist's ex-wife must pay him $15 million in compensation.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga