Johnny Depp is one of the best known names in the industry. Pirates of the Caribbean star is very popular for several reasons. His role as Captain Jack Sparrow is one of Hollywood’s most iconic characters. Despite being such a big name, his Public enemies Co-star Christian Bale showed no interest in speaking with him while filming the film.
Public enemies is a 2009 crime drama directed by Michael Mann. The film starred Johnny Depp as John Dillinger and Christian Bale as FBI agent Melvin Purvis. Centered on the life of grand thief Dillinger, the film was widely praised by both critics and audiences. According The black Knight celebrity, not taking part in a conversation with co-stars was part of his job.
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Why didn’t Christian Bale speak with Johnny Depp?
According to Christian Bale, the actor follows a strict action principle and avoids talking with his co-stars. This is usually followed by him so that the on-screen chemistry between the characters isn’t affected.
Prestige The actor is widely known for his methodical acting skills. Interestingly, these iconic performances are the product of some strict rules followed by him. In an interview with Wales Online, Christian Bale said:
“I didn’t want to talk unless it was while we were doing a scene, I like it that way. Johnny also seemed happy to do it that way, so I guess the answer is no, we don’t. really didn’t get to know each other better between takes.
From there, the professionalism of the two actors is quite evident. In another interview with Collider, the Thor: Love and Thunder The actor also showed admiration for Johnny Depp and his performance in the film.
“He does his own thing. He makes very interesting choices and makes a real variety of films. I find that interesting. I think naturally he found Dillinger to be a fascinating character and I think he did a superb job with him.”
Bale also added that it helped their performance in the film as the story was quite similar to their on-set dynamic. But on the other hand, many Hollywood friends dumped Depp and stopped talking with him after the tumultuous experience with his ex-wife Amber Heard.
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Johnny Depp lost many friends after the trial
The upside-down journey of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is no stranger to anyone. After a long series of accusations and controversies, Depp won the libel suit against the Aquaman actress. This legal drama was a high profile event and Depp was awarded $10 million while Amber Heard was awarded $2 million in a countersuit.
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After Johnny Depp won the lawsuit, he posted a heartfelt note on Instagram thanking his followers. But soon after, when some classified documents regarding the case were leaked, several of his friends didn’t like the Instagram post. Some of the most famous names were Robert Downey Jr., Orlando Bloom, Sophie Turner, Bella Hadid and Joey King. This string of messages from Depp hated by his friends clearly showed the newly formed distance between the star and them.
Recently, Johnny Depp seems to be regaining his lost fame. The actor is working on a French film titled The Favourite. He is also working on a project called Modigliani which he also co-produced with the legendary Al Pacino.
Source: Wales Online