The Bear actress Ayo Edebiri is the rumored replacement for Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean 6 but nothing has been confirmed yet.
The drama surrounding Depp’s replacement started after it was announced that he would be removed from the franchise following a publicized defamation case with his ex-wife Amber Heard.
There were also rumors suggesting that Disney was trying to get him to return for the movie but Depp shut it down.
Depp was asked: “If Disney came to you with $300 million and a million alpacas, nothing on this earth would get you to go back and work with Disney on a Pirates of the Caribbean film?”
The actor replied: “That is true.”
Speaking about his time as Jack Sparrow and his relationship with the production company, Depp said: “Captain Jack Sparrow was a character that I had built from the ground up and was something that I put a lot of – you put a lot of yourself into characters.
“And also having worked on those films with those people, and having put a lot of my own rewriting, dialogue, scenes, and jokes and whatever they are.”
Depp explained to the jury at that time: “I didn’t quite understand how, after that long relationship, and quite a successful relationship, certainly for Disney, that suddenly I was guilty until proven innocent.”
Fans have been left questioning who would be taking over the lead role and many believed that it would be Margot Robbie.
Now, there is another name in many fans’ tongues and it’s comedian Ayo Edebiri.
According to News.com.au and The Hollywood Handle, the studio is considering the actress to take on the role of Sparrow in the new installment but there has been no confirmation of the rumor.
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