Johnny Depp Was Visibly Emotional Throughout His Epic Film Comeback

Johnny Depp was lowered to tears by a standing ovation throughout the premiere of his upcoming movie “Jeanne Du Barry,” on the Cannes Movie Pageant screening on Tuesday.

The actor was visibly emotional after receiving a seven-minute standing ovation on the opening evening of the pageant, as seen in a video posted to Twitter. That is the well-known actor’s first main on-screen position since his extremely publicized $10 million defamation lawsuit towards Amber Heard.

Depp appeared moved by the group. He regarded down in a shy method, and his eyes welled up with tears over the outpouring of assist.

The emotionally-charged standing ovation was in recognition of the actor’s starring position as Louis XV, the King of France from September 1715 till his loss of life in 1774. Depp starred reverse director Maïwenn, who performs the king’s favorite mistress, Jeanne du Barry, within the movie, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter.

Most view this because the official “comeback” for the well-known actor, however Depp challenged the phrase and insisted he hasn’t left the movie trade in any respect.

“I by no means went wherever,” he stated throughout a press interview after the screening. “Folks have seen or heard the phrase comeback exchanged by people and utilizing that as a catchphrase. ‘He’s making a comeback,’ or ‘He’s made a comeback,’” Depp stated, in accordance with Folks.

“I preserve questioning concerning the phrase comeback as a result of I didn’t go wherever. As a matter of reality, I dwell about 45 minutes away,” Depp stated.

“So yeah, possibly folks stopped calling out of no matter their worry was on the time. However no, I didn’t go nowhere. I’ve been sitting round,” Depp stated.

Depp then quipped concerning the time period getting used to reference his first movie after a tense courtroom trial. (RELATED: Amber Heard Seems In ‘Aquaman’)

“So ‘comeback,’ it’s virtually like I’m going to return out and do a faucet dance or some sort of spectacular ft on the desk and dance my finest for you guys, and hope that you’ll approve. The notion of one thing like that may be a weird thriller,” he stated, in accordance with Folks.