One Of A Kind: Johnny Depp Earning $50 Million For Only 7 Minutes Acting In This Movie

It’s no doubt that Johnny Depp is one of the highest-paid in Hollywood. With nearly 40 years of acting career path, he has devoted his time and talent to making a plethora of substantial roles that thrill viewers. The 59 years old actor has also brought home several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award. Although he has currently gripped attention for his hostile divorce that has impacted his career, he bounced back and still graced the screen as ever.
But what makes people surprised is that this star grossed a staggering $50 million for a small role in Alice in Wonderland, in which he made only less than 7 minutes of appearance. Given that he’s worth the high-paid, yet making half of a hundred thousand dollars in just a few minutes is unbelievable.

Johnny Depp Receives a $50 Million Salary for His Small Part in Alice in Wonderland

 $50 Million For Only 7 Minutes ActingSource: Disney Enterprises, Inc

Alice in Wonderland, a live-action adaptation of the beloved animated film, was released by Disney in 2010. The Tim Burton-directed film also stars Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, and Helena Bonham Carter in addition to Johnny Depp.
The title character is followed in the movie by Wasikowska. She runs into Depp's Tarrant Hightopp in Underland. By putting the White Queen (Hathaway) back on her throne, he helps her in her mission to put an end to the Red Queen's (Bonham Carter) reign of terror.
However, Johnny Depp's presence brought a lot of brilliance to his role, so it wasn't in vain. It is a well-known truth that Johnny Depp is incredibly versatile, and this comes through in the way he plays the part. Even the actor Sacha Baron Cohen said he believed Johnny Depp to be the only performer capable of bringing the Mad Hatter to life.
“There are not many people who could pull off the character of the Hatter that is that extreme, over the top, and flamboyant, so Johnny is probably the only person that can pull that off and make it still believable and not absurd. That’s his brilliance, really,” Cohen once stated.
In a similar case, despite being replaced in the film, Johnny Depp received his entire $16 million compensation for just one moment in Fantastic Beasts: Secrets Of Dumbledore.

Johnny Depp’s Acting Career

 $50 Million For Only 7 Minutes ActingSource: Twitter

Debut in 1984 with a role in A Nightmare on Elm Street, Johnny Depp gradually gained notoriety by demonstrating his talent in every movie he starred in. During the 1990s, he left a mark with his eccentric role, especially his remarkable roles in Cry-Baby and Don Juan DeMarco.
In the 2000s, Johnny Depp played Captain Jack Sparrow, a character that would be recognized for decades to come, in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. The actor also appeared in Chocolats, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Alice in Wonderland, thrilling fans in spades.
Depp was even featured in Guinness World Records in 2012 as the world's highest-paid actor, earning US$75 million in a single year. The actor later appeared in the first two Fantastic Beasts films before being dropped from the third installment.
After his divorce from Amber Heard attracted unfavorable attention labeling Depp a wife-beater, the actor's ups and downs in his life took a terrible turn. The Black Mass actor then sued his ex-wife for defamation, curbing the matter. In the wake of this controversy, Depp was rejected from a few of his projects such as his role in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise and the Fantastic Beasts franchise.
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