Pirates of the Caribbean: Firing Johnny Depp from the franchise has saved Disney Rs 700 crore per movie

As per reports in Forbes, firing Johnny Depp from the Pirates of the Carribean franchise has saved Disney about several million bucks. Details below.
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Johnny Depp became a household name with his role as Jack Sparrow in the hit franchise Pirates of Caribbean. The actor played the role for about 14 years in five films and was last seen in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales released in the year 2017. Last month, it was announced that Johnny has been officially axed from the franchise by Disney so the movies can have a reboot.

Now as per reports in Forbes, Disney has saved millions of bucks by firing Depp from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Well, $90 million to be precise which is almost Rs 700 crore. Shocking, isn't it? The last film from the franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales minted the least collection from all the movies. The makers of the franchise planned to create a reboot for the series which might not need Depp in the future projects. 

What do you have to say about this whole controversy? Let us know in the comments below.

Dead Men Tell No Tales was made with the budget of about $250 million and it was released amidst Depp's ugly divorce battle with Amber Heard, who accused him of physical abuse.

Stuart Beattie, the scriptwriter of Pirates of the Caribbean spoke at length about Jepp's exit from the film to Daily Mail UK by saying, "I think he's had a great run. Obviously, he's made that character his own and it's become the character he's most famous for now. And kids all over the world love him as that character so I think it's been great for him, it's been great for us, so I'm just very, very happy about it."


It won't be the same without Captain Jack Sparrow!! I won't be watching any they make now, they should bring him back

I loved this franchise only because of the character Jack Sparrow.

Johny Depp and Jack Sparrow is the reason I have watched the franchise tons of times

Well that's nothing compared to what they will lose because no one is going to watch this without Captain Jack Sparrow

The series is OVER. The fifth movie gave all the characters a happy ending. This will bomb like what Disney is doing to Star Wars without Johnny Depp, he IS the franchise.

Can't imagine pirates without Sparrow and can't see anyone except Johnny Depp in that role. He became Jack sparrow and his mannerisms as Sparrow are engraved in brain.

Why wouldn't they cut him? They have to think about making money too and Johnny Depp has gotten old. They needed a replacement

Cant replace him !!
Noone can match his play. Worst move from the D's.

Without him making this movie series is completely waste

Johnny Depp may have been cut from the cast, but if they were to replace him, Jack Sparrow might as well let someone hang him by his neck.

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