What Johnny Depp’s co-stars are saying about working with him: We couldn’t stop laughing, he’s a caring guy…
Johnny Depp is currently engaged in a legal battle with his ex-wife Amber Heardwho claims that the actor was violent towards her.
As he tries to clear his name, Depp called on various famous witnesses to talk about his character. But, outside of the courtroom, her co-stars’ positive comments are also echoed by Depp‘s fans, even those of the interviews given many years ago.
The NY Post has put together a compilation of many of the comments on Depp directed by his fellow actors and here’s a look at five of the most interesting.
Angelina Jolie: He’s so funny and fun to be around
Angelina Jolie is one of many superstar actresses who Depp played alongside him, and they had a lot of fun filming ‘The Tourist’.
“He’s just such a nice guy, so funny and so much fun to hang out with,” Pretty said after finishing filming.
“He’s a real experimental and deeply sensitive artist, who gives a lot and is very kind on set with everyone and with his fellow actors. It’s just a pleasure.”
Penelope Cruz: We couldn’t stop laughing
Penelope Cruz work with Depp on several films and missed a partnership between them.
“I missed working with him all those years because we had such a great experience when we were filming ‘Blow,'” she said when she signed up for the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise.
“Our problem was that we couldn’t stop laughing. It can really become a problem sometimes.
“I always say it’s a good problem to have because ultimately it will reflect on our character chemistry.”
Orlando Bloom: I knew he would bring something unique
Orleans Bloom was able to work with Depp on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise and was thrilled to get the chance.
“I got to work with one of my heroes and see how he did his business, which really inspired me at this point in my career,” the actor later revealed.
“I knew he would bring something unique like he always does with his roles. I just didn’t know what it would be like when I saw him, it was fantastic.”
Winona Ryder: I only know him as a really good, loving, caring guy
One of Deppthe former partners of is winona ryder, whom he dated between 1989 and 1993 after meeting her at the “Great Balls of Fire!” first, later work together on other occasions.
She spoke about the current conflict between Depp and Heard.
“I’m not calling anyone a liar, I’m just saying it’s hard and upsetting for me to figure this out,” she said.
“We were together for four years, and it was a great relationship for me. Imagine if someone you dated when you were – I was 17 when I met him – was accused of that. C is just shocking.
“I can only speak from my own experience, which was very different from what is said.
“He’s never, ever been like that to me. Never abusive to me. I only know him as a really good, loving, caring guy who’s very, very protective of the people he loves.”
Ellen Barkin: Johnny Depp was controlling
Despite all these rave reviews, there is a colleague who has publicly criticized Depp and supported Heard during this legal battle is Ellen Barkinwho worked with Depp on “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and had a romantic relationship with him.
“He was controlling, asking me ‘Where are you going?’ and ‘Who are you meeting?’” she revealed.
“I once had a scratch on my back which made him very, very angry because he insisted it was because I slept with someone who wasn’t him.”