Johnny Depp was allegedly set to receive $22.5m (£17.9m) to star in the sixth Pirates of the Caribbean film before Disney decided to go “in a different direction”, according to the actor’s agent.
Depp first starred as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003.
The agent testified that he began working with Depp in October 2016 and that Depp worked steadily in 2017.
He alleges that Heard implied that he abused her during their relationship in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed about domestic violence.
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