Johnny Depp's rep shuts down talk of 'Pirates' return

The DEP representative has rejected a recent report that the actor will return to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise.

The DEP representative has rejected a recent report that the actor will return to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise.

In addition, Jerry Brookhemmer, who produced the "Pirates of the Caribbe" films,

recently talked to the Times about whether the app would be returned.

"Not at this stage," said Brookhemer. "The future is yet to decide."

Dueling defamation claims between Dep and his former wife Amber Herd

recently concluded earlier this month with Depp being awarded more in damages than Heard.