Netflix not financing Johnny Depp's comeback movie, will only stream it in France: report

Actor Johnny Depp made headlines amid his defamation case with Amber Heard.

According to new reports, Johnny is prepping up for his Netflix film

which will release in France. Earlier, there were reports stating that the film is backed Netflix itself.

Johnny will portray King Louis XV in the period piece La Favorite.

Directed by Maiwenn Le Besco, the film is expected to be released in 2023 in French theaters.

The film will be Johnny's first since the trial with his ex-wife Amber Heard.

The actor won $10 million in compensatory damages in the defamation suit against Amber on June 1.

The same jury awarded $2 million to Amber, who made similar claims.

She has said she would appeal.