American actor Johnny Depp arrives to attend day nine of his libel trial against News Group Newspapers at the High Court in London on July 17. His subsequent loss could spell the end of his Hollywood movie career. Photo: AFP American actor Johnny Depp arrives to attend day nine of his libel trial against News Group Newspapers at the High Court in London on July 17. His subsequent loss could spell the end of his Hollywood movie career. Photo: AFP
American actor Johnny Depp arrives to attend day nine of his libel trial against News Group Newspapers at the High Court in London on July 17. His subsequent loss could spell the end of his Hollywood movie career. Photo: AFP

Is Johnny Depp’s Hollywood movie career finished? Fantastic Beasts role loss could be least of his problems

  • Depp was ‘asked to resign’ from his Fantastic Beasts role after losing a libel case involving allegations in The Sun newspaper that he was a ‘wife beater’
  • While some actors have made comebacks after drug problems – think Robert Downey Jnr – this tag will be much harder to shift, especially post-#MeToo

Topic |   American films
American actor Johnny Depp arrives to attend day nine of his libel trial against News Group Newspapers at the High Court in London on July 17. His subsequent loss could spell the end of his Hollywood movie career. Photo: AFP American actor Johnny Depp arrives to attend day nine of his libel trial against News Group Newspapers at the High Court in London on July 17. His subsequent loss could spell the end of his Hollywood movie career. Photo: AFP
American actor Johnny Depp arrives to attend day nine of his libel trial against News Group Newspapers at the High Court in London on July 17. His subsequent loss could spell the end of his Hollywood movie career. Photo: AFP
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