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Johnny Depp’s French Movie ‘Jeanne du Barry’ Gets North America Release

Published on June 8th, 2023 | Updated on June 8th, 2023 | By FanFest

Johnny Depp’s New Movie Jeanne du Barry Gets North American Release

Johnny Depp’s new movie, Jeanne du Barry, will be released in North America by Vertical Entertainment. The film, which opened the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, stars Depp as Louis XV and Maïwenn as Jeanne Vaubernier, a working-class woman who becomes the king’s mistress.

The film received mixed reviews from critics following its premiere in Cannes, with some praising Depp’s performance and others criticizing the film’s historical inaccuracies. However, the film was a box office success in France, grossing over $2.5 million in its opening week.

Jeanne du Barry is Depp’s first film since his controversial defamation trial with ex-wife Amber Heard. The actor has said that he is excited to finally share the film with audiences in North America.

“I’m so grateful to Vertical for believing in this film and for giving me the opportunity to share it with audiences in North America,” Depp said in a statement. “I’m really proud of what we’ve created with Jeanne du Barry, and I can’t wait for people to see it.”

Vertical Entertainment has not yet announced a release date for Jeanne du Barry in North America. However, the film is expected to be released sometime in the fall of 2023.

In addition to Depp and Maïwenn, Jeanne du Barry also stars Benjamin Lavernhe, Pierre Richard, Melvil Poupaud, and Pascal Greggory. The film was written and directed by Maïwenn.

About Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky. He is the youngest of four children born to Betty Sue Palmer (née Wells), a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp’s parents divorced when he was 15 years old.

Depp dropped out of high school at the age of 16 and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music. He played guitar in a band called The Kids, which opened for bands like Iggy Pop and The Ramones.

In 1984, Depp made his film debut in the horror film Nightmare on Elm Street. He had a small role in the film, but it was enough to get him noticed by Hollywood.

In 1986, Depp starred in the war film Platoon. The film was a critical and commercial success, and it helped to launch Depp’s career.


In the 1990s, Depp starred in a number of successful films, including Edward Scissorhands (1990), Sleepy Hollow (1999), and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003).

Depp’s performance in Edward Scissorhands earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.


Depp’s success continued in the 2000s with films like Finding Neverland (2004), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007).

Depp’s performance in Finding Neverland earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.


Depp continued to star in successful films in the 2010s, including The Lone Ranger (2013), Black Mass (2015), and Murder on the Orient Express (2017).

However, Depp’s career began to decline in the late 2010s due to a number of factors, including his personal problems and a series of box office disappointments.

Personal life

Depp has been married twice. His first marriage was to Lori Anne Allison from 1983 to 1985. His second marriage was to actress Amber Heard from 2015 to 2017.

Depp has two children from his relationship with Vanessa Paradis. Lily-Rose Depp was born in 1999, and Jack Depp was born in 2002.

Legal issues

Depp has been involved in a number of legal issues in recent years. In 2016, Heard filed for divorce from Depp, alleging that he had physically and emotionally abused her. Depp denied the allegations, and the couple settled their divorce in 2017.

In 2018, Depp was sued by a crew member on the set of City of Lies for assault and battery. Depp denied the allegations, and the case was settled in 2019.

In 2020, Depp lost a libel case against The Sun newspaper, which had called him a “wife beater” in an article. Depp appealed the verdict, but the appeal was dismissed in 2021.


Johnny Depp is one of the most popular and successful actors in the world. He has starred in a number of classic films, and he has won numerous awards for his work. Depp is known for his eccentric personality and his ability to transform into a variety of characters. He is a true Hollywood icon.

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