Johnny Depp rocks surprising look as he begins new project

Johnny is beginning to work on a new film 

Johnny Depp has rocked a new look as he made his way to Paris for a new film - his first since the end of the trial against Amber Heard.

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The actor wore his long hair in two braids, and he appeared clean-shaven as he made his way into the airport. The father-of-two wore black jeans and dark biker boots paired with a fringe suede jacket, and he rocked a fedora hat with a feather tucked into the band.

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His hair had earlier in the day been loose and tucked under a paperboy cap as he left his hotel to head to for pre-production. In pictures shared my Mail Online, the 59-year-old carried a briefcase which had a paisley print scarf wrapped around the handle and was seen smiling at waiting staff.

Johnny's new film is to be directed by French filmmaker Maiwenn Le Besco and will reportedly see Johnny portray King Louis XV. It is his first project since winning his recent defamation trial against ex-wife Amber.

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In late May, Johnny won the lawsuit against Amber following a six-week trial that was live-streamed online. Johnny's $50m defamation case against Amber stemmed from a 2018 op-ed article she wrote for The Washington Post in which she said she was a "public figure representing domestic abuse".

While the piece did not identify Johnny by name, his attorneys said it "incalculably" damaged his career, costing him acting roles. She then countersued him for $100 million.

Johnny and Amber's trial lasted six weeks

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor was awarded compensatory damages of $10million and a further $5million dollars in punitive damages. The jury also awarded Amber $2million after finding that Johnny had defamed her through his attorney.

Johnny thanked fans days after winning the trial, sharing a social media message which read: "To all of my most treasured, loyal and unwavering supporters. We've been everywhere together, we have seen everything together.

"We have walked the same road together. We did the right thing together, all because you cared. And now, we will all move forward together. You are, as always, my employers and once again I am whittled down to no way to say thank you, other than just by saying thank you."

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