Category: The Professor

Troubling Times Ahead

Johnny’s first film of 2016 gave him the opportunity to work with his daughter, Lily-Rose, in the film ‘Yoga Hosers’, which is a sequel to Tusk. He got to exercise his comedy side by staring as Donald Trump, in ‘Donald Trump’s the Art of the Deal: The Movie’ which is a laugh or die comedy satire. Johnny gained a lot of praise for this role.

May 2016 brought the news that Amber Heard had filed for divorce, and alleged she had been the victim of domestic violence during her marriage to Johnny. This turned Johnny’s life upside down, and he vehemently denied the accusations.

Amongst all the turmoil of being accused of domestic violence, Johnny reprised his role of the Hatter in Tim Burtons ‘Alice through the looking glass’, and had secretly been signed to star as Gellart Grindlewald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.
In 2017 Johnny stared in the film ‘The Black Ghiandola’ a film written by a terminally ill teenager as part of the ‘Make a Film’ Foundation, a non profit agency. Captain Jack called again, so Johnny reprised the role for Pirates 5, and he stared in an ensemble cast with Kenneth Branagh, in ‘Murder on the Orient Express’. Johnny loved be reunited with Dame Judi Dench, who he’d previously worked with on ‘Chocolat’ and is very fond of, as she is of him.

Johnny’s divorce from Amber Heard was finalised in January 2017, but unfortunately there was still a long way to go before Johnny removes her from his life…
Although Johnny, at this time, is gaining a lot of negativity in the press, due to AH’s accusations, 2018 is a busy year for Johnny. He is involved in 5 films!

He starred as the voice of Sherlock Gnomes in an animated movie of the same name, and had a cameo in ‘London Fields’ (originally filmed in 2016). ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald’ meant we got to see Johnny’s brilliance as Gellert Grindlewald.

Another film Johnny starred in this year was ‘The Professor’ also known as ‘Richard says Goodbye’. He plays Richard, a buttoned-up professor, who is told he has stage 4 cancer. The film follows how he deals with it over his final months. It’s a great, moving film.
Johnny also worked on ‘City of Lies’ which his production company produced. A film about the murder of the Notorious B.I.G. These last couple of films seem to have been buried by the film industry, due the bad press Johnny was receiving.

2019 Johnny played Cornol Joll in ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ and in 2020 he starred as W. Eugene Smith, the Photo journalist, who revealed the effects caused to the people of Minamata, by pollution being dumped into their water supply, by a large corporation. Johnny gained great praise for his portrayal, with some critics calling it ‘his best role in years’.

In 2020 alot of Johnny’s time was taken up by a court case he had brought against ‘The Sun’ newspaper and Dan Wotton, in the UK, after they labelled him a ‘Wife Beater’ on their front cover. This case did not have a Jury, so the decision that the accusations ‘were mostly true’ was decided by the Judge alone. Devastating news for Johnny. He moved to appeal, but unfortunately this was denied.

The Professor – New Stills + Promotional Images

New posters, promotional images and movie stills for The Professor have been released.

Edit: I intended to publish this post yesterday already along with the post about the personalized jacket by Sandersson for Johnny, but apparently it wasn’t published.

Well, as the title reveals, new posters, movie stills and promotional images for Johnny’s upcoming movie The Professor have been released, which can be found in our photo gallery, of course. The poster is the one for the Netherlands, that’y why it still contains the former movie title Richard Says Goodbye, which was changed to The Professor in the United States.

The Professor Trailer

So, apparently I missed sharing the latest trailer for Johnny’s upcoming movie The Professor with you, which was released two days ago. Shame on me!
For those who haven’t seen it yet, I’ll now gladly make good for it. By the way, the official release date has been set to be on May 17 in the United States. Enjoy!

On Set of “Richard Says Goodbye” in Vancouver (July 25)

On Tuesday, July 25, Johnny had to get into a lake fully clothed for his latest film in Vancouver, Canada. On that same day, he also visited supporters and admirers downton.

His hair was styled in a curly fashion not worn by the actor in his day-to-day life. The look would soon be ruined by the water as he swam with a swan for the unusual scene. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnny will play ‘a world-weary college professor who is given a life-changing diagnosis.’

The diagnosis causes his character to live a life without limits which encourages a wild streak within him. That description certainly adds more context to the scene Johnny was shooting in the lake on Tuesday.

I added 17 tagged LQ images to the photo gallery. Enjoy!

Visiting Supporters in Vancouver

Johnny has arrived in Vancouver and — much to the delight of his admirers — he’s been out and about on the town. Of course, he is there to film his latest movie project Richard Says Goodbye.

To the surprise of Vancouverites, Johnny, sporting disheveled hair, turned up outside the Blackbird Public House on Dunsmuir Street in the downtown business district on July 25. Ever a good sport, he was willing to pose for snaps and chats — and even the occasional kiss.

Fan videos and photos soon lit up social media.

NOTE: I credited all of the images that have been uploaded to the image archive. Just click on the thumbnail to enlarge the photo and you’ll find your credit. If you are one of the respective owners of the images and want them removed from the website, do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail or by using the contact form. You may also contact me in case you want photos taken on that day to be added to the gallery.

First Look of Johnny in “Richard Says Goodbye”

Danny Huston, Rosemarie DeWitt, Devon Terrell and Odessa Young have joined Johnny Depp’s comedy-drama “Richard Says Goodbye” with principal photography started on location in Vancouver.

Variety reported on July 20 that “Before I Fall” star Zoey Deutch had been set to co-star with Depp. Wayne Roberts is directing from his own script.

The film follows the story of a world weary college professor — portrayed by Johnn< — who is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.

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Johnny Depp Signs First-Look Deal With IM Global

The company will be run by Depp and his longtime producing partner Christi Dembrowski as well as Sam Sarkar and Stephen Deuters.

Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil has signed a first-look deal with Stuart Ford’s IM Global.

The company will be run by Depp and his longtime producing partner Christi Dembrowski as well as Sam Sarkar and Stephen Deuters.

IM Global, whose most recent credits include Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge and Martin Scorsese’s Silence, is financing and co-producing Depp’s next film, Richard Says Goodbye, one of the hottest sales titles on the market at Cannes. Written and directed by Wayne Roberts, the film is set begin production this summer.

Infinitum Nihil previously had first-look deals at Disney and, before that, Warner Bros.

“Johnny is, of course, a globally recognized superstar but, as importantly, we at IM Global love Infinitum Nihil’s idiosyncratic and taste-driven view of the movie-making world and the unique brand that Johnny, Christi and their team have developed,” Ford said Tuesday in a statement. “We’re building this relationship in order to generate great movies for the global audience with a like-minded creative partner, and with IM Global’s reputation as a company that has enjoyed frequent success greenlighting bold films outside of the confines of the major studio system, I feel certain that our newly extended filmmaking partnership with Infinitum Nihil will be a fruitful one.”

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