The tip of his marriage — and the court docket circumstances that adopted — are the topic of a serious new guide, and Johnny Depp would be the star attraction on the opening night time of the Cannes Movie Pageant later this month.
However what of Amber Heard? She’s been absent from the highlight for the reason that finish of the defamation trial in Virginia final yr during which she was discovered to have libelled her former husband.
I can reveal that Heard has give up Hollywood and quietly relocated to Spain together with her younger daughter Oonagh. A pal mentioned: ‘She’s bilingual in Spanish and is comfortable there, elevating her daughter away from all of the noise.
‘I don’t assume she is in any hurry to return to work or to Hollywood, however she’s going to in all probability come again when the time is true for the fitting challenge.’
The Aquaman actress offered her dwelling in Yucca Valley, California, in July final yr for $1.1million (almost double what she paid for it).
I can reveal that Amber Heard, pictured with Johnny Depp, has give up Hollywood and quietly relocated to Spain together with her younger daughter Oonagh
Amber Heard has been absent from the highlight for the reason that finish of the defamation trial in Virginia final yr during which she was discovered to have libelled her former husband
Then, in October, she was photographed on a seaside in Majorca together with her girlfriend Eve Barlow. On the time, she was rumoured to be residing in a rented home on the island.
However I’m informed she has now moved completely to a brand new dwelling outdoors Madrid with Oonagh, who is 2.
Heard hasn’t labored since filming Aquaman And The Misplaced Kingdom in 2021, and a modestly budgeted thriller, In The Fireplace, final spring. (The Aquaman movie comes out, lastly, on the finish of this yr.) It’s not identified whether or not Heard remains to be with Eve Barlow, who has remained in Los Angeles and is working as a author.
At Christmas, Barlow appeared to recommend that they had break up when she posted an essay on Substack saying that she was ‘trying to find optimism on the finish of a life-altering yr’.
She added: ‘At present I used to be reminded of an exquisite passage from a Khalil Gibran poem about why power needs to be renourished and revitalized in ourselves, typically alone.’
In the meantime, Depp lately spent a vacation on his island — Little Parrot Cay — within the Bahamas with Sandra, the widow of his pal Jeff Beck, and her pal Wendy, who’s the mum of singer Joss Stone.
On Could 22 and 23, Depp will play at a Jeff Beck charity profit in assist of animal charities on the Royal Albert Corridor in London. Later in the summertime, he’ll return to the films by directing a movie in regards to the artist Modigliani — after which go on the highway along with his band, The Hollywood Vampires.
What did they do to Elvis? Austin Butler misplaced his hair and eyebrows to turn into villain Feyd-Rautha (left) in Dune: Half Two which comes out in November. Butler (pictured proper as Elvis) stars with Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya. The character was performed by singer Sting within the 1984 David Lynch adaptation.
What did they do to Elvis? Austin Butler misplaced his hair and eyebrows to turn into villain Feyd-Rautha (left) in Dune
Butler’s co-star Dave Bautista mentioned: ‘I don’t know who this man was, but it surely’s not Austin Butler. It’s not Elvis. His voice is completely different, his look is completely different. All the things about his manner is terrifying.’
A little bit of Tommy — Similar to hat!
Tommy Cooper’s fez is amongst gadgets up for public sale in a brand new Channel 4 sequence.
The historical past of the long-lasting titfer is that Cooper, who died in 1984, gave it to an clothes shop in Blackpool in alternate for a swimsuit. One other Cooper fez is held within the V&A museum
The Biggest Public sale, fronted by the ever-present A.J. Odudu, sees a supplier carry the fez to sale — and obtain effectively above the £3,250 reserve worth within the first episode, which will probably be screened subsequent Tuesday.
The historical past of the long-lasting titfer is that Cooper, who died in 1984, gave it to an clothes shop in Blackpool in alternate for a swimsuit. One other Cooper fez is held within the V&A museum.
Some stars hold their Oscars within the lavatory, to indicate they don’t take care of the trimmings of fame.
Funnyman Jim Carrey is on the different excessive and has the costumes he’s worn in films displayed in museum-style glass bins in his dwelling cinema room
Funnyman Jim Carrey is on the different excessive and has the costumes he’s worn in films displayed in museum-style glass bins in his dwelling cinema room — his Riddler, Grinch and Ace Ventura (above) outfits amongst them.
How Jamie chilled out
Jamie Oliver has revealed he was so cocky as a teen that he would recurrently get locked within the freezer on the pub run by his father Trevor.
Jamie Oliver has revealed he was so cocky as a teen that he would recurrently get locked within the freezer on the pub run by his father
Oliver mentioned that from the age of about 11, he helped out within the kitchen of The Cricketers in Clavering, Essex; and by the point he was 14 he was higher than a number of the cooks within the kitchen.
‘Once you’re 14, you haven’t acquired a hair in your chin and these 21-year-olds appeared like males. Clearly being younger, I used to be cocky as effectively, so I typically ended up within the freezer for about quarter-hour.’ His father didn’t come to his rescue. ‘I believe he felt it was a sort of initiation of some description.’
She has been maybe the last word celeb yo-yo dieter, however everybody at Cinema Con in Las Vegas final weekend was speaking about Oprah Winfrey, who’s in an especially slim part.
Winfrey has remodeled herself bodily since her Meghan and Harry interview in 2021
Winfrey has remodeled herself bodily since her Meghan and Harry interview in 2021.
She was on the town to advertise a brand new musical movie model of The Coloration Purple, which she govt produced. (Winfrey, in fact, was one of many stars of the unique large display screen adaptation in 1985, which was directed by Steven Spielberg.)
The brand new film, which can also be known as The Coloration Purple, follows a stage musical primarily based on the Alice Walker guide.
It’s all change on the Academy, after the Andrea Riseborough affair. Followers of her movie To Leslie managed to land her on the Greatest Actress poll this yr following a guerrilla social media marketing campaign.
However any more, all point out of voting intentions on social media will probably be banned; and there’s a hotline for snitches — so of us had higher watch their step when enthusing.
As well as, solely 4 hosted screenings will probably be permitted earlier than nominations . . . and none afterwards.
Beforehand there was no restrict on both; and tens of millions had been spent by movie studios on ‘getting a dialog going’ about their photos.
Is Aaron bulking up for Bond?
Get able to see much more of Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Footage from the forthcoming Marvel movie Kraven The Hunter screened lately at Cinema Con in Las Vegas exhibits the British actor, who performs the title character, spends many of the film topless.
Kraven acquires the velocity, power and senses of a jungle cat after consuming a natural potion within the movie, which goes to be Marvel’s first ‘R’ rated film due to some bloody violence which had Cinema Con delegates wincing. Russell Crowe performs his father.
Taylor-Johnson, 32, from Excessive Wycombe, was notably weedy as Dave Lizewski in Kick Ass again in 2010. However he has clearly been figuring out and bulking up since then.
Taylor-Johnson, 32, from Excessive Wycombe, was notably weedy as Dave Lizewski in Kick Ass again in 2010
Footage from the forthcoming Marvel movie Kraven The Hunter screened lately at Cinema Con in Las Vegas exhibits the British actor, who performs the title character, spends many of the film topless
Certainly, so thorough is his bodily transformation from wiry youth to hench hunk that he has been employed because the ‘face’ of Calvin Klein underwear; and shot a buff promoting marketing campaign earlier this yr. This was accompanied by a semi-clad video which quite set Instagram alight.
One fan wrote: ‘I acquired pregnant after watching this video, and I’m a person.’
Taylor-Johnson’s pal Jamie Dornan, who was the face of Calvin Klein pants himself again in 2014, wrote: ‘You actually ought to have gotten your self in higher form for this. Did you neglect about it or one thing?’
If he finally ends up being the subsequent James Bond — and he’s amongst those that have apparently met with Barbara Broccoli — he’ll make his predecessor Daniel Craig appear like a nine-stone weakling.
The actor is married to director Sam Taylor-Johnson, 56, who has simply completed manufacturing on her controversial Amy Winehouse biopic, Again To Black. They reside largely in Somerset and have two youngsters.
Jack Whitehall is encouraging individuals to observe his newest film, sci-fi romcom Robots, on as small a display screen as attainable — to spare his blushes.
‘There’s fairly a little bit of nudity and, particularly on a giant display screen, it’s fairly unforgiving,’ says Jack of the movie, which reaches cinemas subsequent month.
‘I’d usually encourage individuals to observe a movie in a cinema, however possibly they might please view this on a laptop computer — and even their telephone?’
Ioan ‘too poor’ to pay for his household’s dwelling
Robust occasions for actress Alice Evans, who’s transferring out of the $2million dwelling she shared with actor husband Ioan Gruffudd this weekend.
Evans, 54, is sure for a rented home with their two daughters Elsie and Ella after Gruffudd pleaded with a court docket to permit the house to be offered, saying he didn’t have the cash to maintain up with mortgage funds for his household following their break up in 2021. The three-bedroom home in La Jolla, San Diego, is the one dwelling his youngsters have ever identified.
Gruffudd is now residing in Los Angeles with girlfriend Bianca Wallace, 29. A pal says: ‘Alice is packing up and it’s been a devastating interval. She may be very unhappy that she and the kids have to maneuver out, however there was no choice.’
The Implausible 4 star informed a court docket in a doc filed final yr that neither he nor Evans might afford the $6,750 a month in mortgage funds, insurance coverage and property tax.
He mentioned he’d had only one paid job up to now yr and was so poor he was counting on handouts from his younger girlfriend. ‘The lease for my condominium is $3,400 per thirty days; I reside there with my girlfriend, who has been paying the vast majority of our residing bills, and all of our lease, since September 2022 because of my monetary circumstances,’ he mentioned.
He added: ‘I’ve defined these monetary circumstances to Alice and have requested her quite a few occasions since we separated, by way of counsel, to assist financially and to conform to promote the La Jolla residence . . . however Alice has not agreed to my requests.’
Gruffudd filed for divorce in March 2021 after Evans revealed on social media that her husband of 14 years was strolling out on her and their two daughters.
In September he went public with Bianca, an Australian actress who was an additional on TV drama Harrow — which Gruffudd starred in.
Evans’s Instagram bio reads: ‘I’m so disillusioned in so many individuals now that my life has instantly modified for the worst.’