Washington [US], Might 9 (ANI): Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is all set to characteristic as King Louis XV within the new historic drama directed by French director Maiwenn.
In accordance with Deadline, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star will play French King Louis XV in a brand new ‘Jeanne Du Barry’, directed by French director Maiwenn (Polisse). The movie might be filmed on the Palace of Versailles and round Paris this summer season. The plot of the legendary drama has been stored below wraps.
Louis Garrel, Pierre Richard and Noemie Lvovsky may even be seen within the new launch and the manufacturing begin date has not been revealed.
The movie might be produced by Why Not Productions in Paris. Wild Bunch Worldwide will deal with world gross sales and can introduce the venture to consumers on the Cannes Market in Berlin subsequent month, as per Deadline.
Louis XV, also called his beloved Louis, reigned as King of France for 59 years till his loss of life in 1774. He was beheaded after the French Revolution.
Warner Bros. eliminated Depp from the third installment of their ‘Improbable Beasts’ franchise, changing Depp with Mads Mikkelsen. Depp’s final movie was Andrew Levitas’ Minamata, during which he performed W. Eugene Smith, an American photographer who helped doc the devastating impression of mercury poisoning on coastal communities in Japan within the Nineteen Seventies.
Depp is at present within the midst of a protracted and troublesome courtroom battle along with his ex-wife, Amber Heard. He has described himself as a sufferer of cancel tradition ever since.
The ‘Blow’ star (58) has accused Amber Heard (36) of defamation in 2018, resulting from an op-ed she wrote during which she opened up about surviving home violence, however she didn’t point out his title within the article.
Maiwenn, who turned from an actor to a director, was honoured within the 2011 drama ‘Police,’ which received the Cannes Movie Pageant Jury Prize. The Depp film might be her first historic drama. The brand new venture can also mark Depp’s French debut. The actor has lived in France for a few years and speaks French, albeit with an American accent. (ANI)