Films affected by Amber Heard and Johnny Depp relationship


1. The Rum Diary (2011)

Before becoming lovers, Depp and Heard were brought together in a film adaptation of a novel entitled The Rum Diary. Although it was released in 2011, the shooting process for The Rum Diary was actually done in 2009. In this film, Depp plays Paul Kemp, a writer who falls in love with Chenault, the character played by Heard.

When The Rum Diary was released, the film was not well received by critics. In addition, this film also lost with revenue of 30.2 million dollars (about Rp. 437 billion) from a budget of 45 million dollars (about Rp. 650 billion).

One year after The Rum Diary was released, in June 2012, Depp ended his relationship with Vanessa Paradis, who had been his girlfriend for 14 years. After the separation, Depp is known to have a love relationship with Heard in the same year. Depp and Heard later married in February 2015.

2. Fantastic Beasts (2018)

Depp gave a surprise by appearing at the end of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016). Unfortunately, the film was released after Heard’s divorce lawsuit and allegations that Depp committed domestic violence. As a result, some fans objected to Depp’s involvement in Fantastic Beasts.

Moreover, Depp will get more appearances in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Fans increasingly do not accept because Grindelwald’s name was made into the title of the second Fantastic Beasts film. Fan protests about Depp’s involvement even reached the ears of J. K. Rowling, creator of Wizarding World (the franchise that houses Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts).

In December 2017, Rowling made a special message on her official website that she would keep Depp as Gellert Grindelwald. Depp ended up appearing in The Crimes of Grindelwald anyway. Unfortunately, the income of this film is smaller than the revenue of the first film.

3. Pirates of the Caribbean 6

Depp last played Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). Unfortunately, the film received a lot of criticism and its revenue dropped drastically from that of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). Even so, Depp is still planned to return to Pirates of the Caribbean 6 to close the story of Jack Sparrow.

However, on December 20, 2018, Disney confirmed that Depp had left the Pirates of the Caribbean 6 project. The news of Depp’s departure came just two days after Heard’s article was published in The Washington Post on December 18, 2018. victims of violence.

After various evidences of Depp and Heard’s feud circulated to the public, many people are now starting to side with Depp and want the actor to return to Pirates of the Caribbean. However, in the ongoing trial between Depp and Heard, Depp made it clear that he was not interested in returning to Pirates of the Caribbean, even though Disney offered him a large salary for example.