Johnny Depp's new film received a seven-minute standing ovation at Cannes. The actor stars in the historical drama Jeanne Du Barry as King Louis XV. Depp attended The Cannes Film Festival alongside director Maiwenn. Depp got a warm welcome from fans in Cannes and received a seven-minute long-standing ovation after his movie screening. Depp won a court case against ex-wife Amber Heard who accused him of abuse. A year later, he resigned from the Fantastic Beasts franchise.
Johnny Depp was teary eyed after his film’s warm welcome at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday.
Video shared on social media by Variety shows a visibly moved Depp during an over five-minute ovation for his film, “Jeanne du Barry,” in which he stars as the former King of France Louis XV.
It was the actor’s first film project since a defamation trial with his ex-wife Amber Heard last summer. A jury found them both liable for defamation in their lawsuits against each other, but awarded significantly more damages to Depp.