According to a new Forbes report, Disney will reportedly save $90 million per film after Johnny Depp is no more in the picture. The actor’s salary, including the profit percentage, reaches close to $100 million per Pirates film - that’s almost Rs 700 crore.
The studio is currently in the process of giving a reboot to the popular franchise.
It was clear in distancing itself from the troubled star who has been in a gamut of personal controversies -- including publicised split from wife Amber Heard, financial issues with managers and more.
Johnny Depp has not been seeing a very fruitful time at the box office as many of his recent films like ‘Mortdecai, Alice Through the Looking Glass’, ‘Transcendence’, ‘The Lone Ranger’ -- have been box office disappointments. His upcoming film, ‘City of Angels’, was shelved at the last minute due to disputes, and his appearance as the title character in ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’, was widely protested.