Johnny Depp dropped from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, say reports

Actor Johnny Depp will no longer be a part of the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise, which is set for a reboot, reported Daily Mail.

Daily Mail TV spoke to Stuart Beattie, who had scripted the first film in the series, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). Beattie nodded at the suggestion that Depp would not be a part of the reboot, said the publication. “I think he’s had a great run,” Beattie told Daily Mail. “Obviously, he’s made that character his own and it’s become the character he’s most famous for now.”

On Wednesday, it was reported that Disney was planning a reboot of the Pirates films with writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, known for their work in the Deadpool films.

Depp had played the eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow in…

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