Johnny Depp

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Big names, joyful hugs, auteur fury: verdict and prize predictions for Cannes 2023
Another year, another star-studded cohort of cinephiles – and, right on cue, our own roundup of winners and alternative ‘Braddies’

Peter Bradshaw

26, May, 2023 @1:11 PM

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Depp v Heard review – Amber and Johnny make for profoundly depressing television
This documentary about the Johnny Depp–Amber Heard legal battle aims for neutrality. But it’s a gruesome exercise in wringing entertainment from a case about domestic violence

Rebecca Nicholson

21, May, 2023 @9:00 PM

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Depp comes up smelling of roses despite defamation trial’s catalogue of misogyny
The actor who joked about drowning and burning his then wife Amber Heard has been the toast of Cannes and has snagged $20m to hawk perfume

Arwa Mahdawi

20, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Cannes 2023 week one roundup – from Depp to Godard, the chaotic circus rolls on
Enraging, bracing and sublime, the 76th edition of the French film festival kicks off with a controversial visit from Johnny Depp and gallops through films from Pedro Almodóvar, Catherine Corsini, Steve McQueen and more

Xan Brooks

20, May, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Johnny Depp’s return to Cannes exposes French split over #MeToo
While many oppose actor’s appearance after Heard trials, others prefer to separate person from performer

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

19, May, 2023 @4:06 PM

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Johnny Depp on comeback trail in Cannes amid criticism of festival organisers
With protesters banned, the premiere of Depp’s first film in three years saw him receive a seven-minute standing ovation – but opponents argue he is being given a free pass

Xan Brooks

17, May, 2023 @3:27 PM

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Jeanne du Barry review – Cannes kicks off with Johnny Depp’s purring and peculiar royal dandy
Louis XV’s infatuation with a sexy, smart courtesan played by Maïwenn – who also writes and directs – is an entertaining spectacle but preening Depp’s king overshadows her story

Peter Bradshaw

16, May, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Depp v Heard: The Unreal Story by Nick Wallis review – fear and loathing in Hollywood
The journalist who exposed the Post Office scandal depicts the actors’ filthy fallout as a showreel for our narcissistic age

Peter Conrad

15, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Indiana Jones among elder statesmen set to descend on Cannes
Martin Scorsese and Ken Loach – as well as a record-breaking number of female directors – have new films premiering at film festival, which starts next week

Catherine Shoard

12, May, 2023 @3:52 PM

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Johnny Depp casts Al Pacino in biopic of Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani
Pacino is to star as art collector Maurice Gangnat in Modi, a drama about the Italian painter’s life in Paris. It will be Depp’s second film as director

Andrew Pulver

11, May, 2023 @11:02 AM

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Cannes defends decision to pick Johnny Depp film as festival opener
Prestige slot for Jeanne du Barry, featuring Depp as Louis XV, has drawn criticism but general delegate Thierry Frémaux says it is not ‘a controversial choice’

Andrew Pulver

17, Apr, 2023 @2:38 PM

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Johnny Depp drama to open this year’s Cannes film festival
Historical drama Jeanne du Barry stars actor as Louis XV and marks his first film in three years after defamation trial

Benjamin Lee

05, Apr, 2023 @6:18 PM

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