Johnny Depp's Jeanne Du Barry
Jeanne Du Barry starring Johnny Depp (Photo Credit – IMDb)

The last film Johnny Depp starred in was W Eugene Smith’s Minamata. In 2022, the actor was busy with the court trial in a defamation case filed against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. The trial lasted six weeks, and Johnny won a defamation suit. Depp has been absent from movies since then. Well, his film Jeanne Du Barry is all set to release in theatres soon.

Jeanne Du Barry is cited as Johnny Depp’s comeback film after his trial ended. He has had no release for three years now. On the other hand, Amber Heard was last seen in Aquaman 2 (2023). Depp’s film was premiered during the opening of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. The Depp starrer has not got a US release date. Read more details about the same below.

Jeanne Du Barry Cast

The film stars Johnny Depp as Louis XV, Maiwenn as Jeanne du Barry, Benjamin Lavernhe as Jean-Bendajim de La Borde, Pierre Richard as Louis Francois Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, Melvin Poupaud as Count Guillaume du Barry, Pascal Gregorry as Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu and India Hair as Adelaide de France.

Maiwenn has directed the film and co-wrote the story with Teddy Lussi-Modeste and Nicolas Livecchi.

Johnny Depp's Jeanne Du Barry
Jeanne Du Barry starring Johnny Depp (Photo Credit – IMDb)

Jeanne Du Barry Plot

In the film, a woman named Jeanne Vaubernier is passionate about achieving her big dreams. She uses her charm to remove herself from her miserable life. With her lover’s help, Jeanne is presented to King Louis XV to meet the influential Duke of Richelieu. However, seeing his woman and the King fall in love, the lover is taken aback. The story takes an unexpected turn when love takes centre stage, and Jeanne has to wonder about her dreams amidst the King’s desires.

The official synopsis reads, “18th Century, pre-Revolution France. Jeanne Bécu (Maïwenn), the illegitimate daughter of a monk, hungers for culture and pleasure, and is determined to escape her commoner upbringing. With charm and sharp wit, she builds a reputation as a skilled courtesan and her benefactor, the Comte du Barry (Melvil Poupaud) grows rich through her amorous encounters. Wishing to present her to the widowed King (Depp), a renowned womaniser, the Comte orchestrates a meeting through the influential Duke of Richelieu (Pierre Richard).”

Is there a trailer for Jeanne Du Barry?

Yes, the Johnny Depp starrer has an official trailer that dropped last year in August.

Check out the Jeanne Du Barry trailer below –

Jeanne Du Barry Release Date in the US

The film is releasing in theatres on May 2, 2024. As per the reports, the film will be screened in 500 theatres.

Will you be watching the Johnny Depp starrer? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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