Johnny Depp was going to make a boatload of money for the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film that by no means occurred — a big determine that might show his damages — in accordance with his rep.
JD’s ex-agent and present expertise supervisor, Jack Whigham, took the stand Monday as Johnny’s authorized crew continued to trot out witnesses on their consumer’s behalf — and through questioning, Whigam shed some mild on what he believed Amber Heard‘s claims had value Johnny.
Whigham claims there isn’t any doubt in his thoughts Johnny misplaced his position within the deliberate sixth installment of ‘Pirates’ … which he insists would’ve earned JD a whopping $22.5 mil.
Now, it is value noting that in cross-examination … Whigham admitted that the alleged deal was NOT one thing he’d gotten in writing but — which Amber’s crew latched onto — however he defined … that is not how the enterprise goes.
Whigham claimed these types of talks with high-level actors and large studios — particularly because it pertains to franchises — are sometimes had on a verbal stage first, and stated studios will normally sign what an actor can count on for the subsequent chapter, assuming one occurs.
On this case, Whigham claims ‘Pirates 6’ was alleged to occur with Johnny in a key position — clearly, he is the primary character Jack Sparrow — however that each one got here to a screeching halt after Amber’s WaPo op-ed.
As , Johnny’s suing Amber for round $50 mil in damages — and it appears to be like just like the $22.5 mil he says he missed out on makes up a great chunk of that. Time will inform who the jury believes.