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    Johnny Depp Was Paid Over $9 Million Per Minute For A 7 Minute Role In A Tim Burton Movie

    Johnny Depp is one of the highest earning Hollywood actors of all time. With a net worth of $150 million and numerous awards, Depp is also one of the most sought after actors of the industry.

    The Pirates Of The Caribbean’ actor once received a staggering amount of 50 million pounds for a seven minute appearance in a movie. This is indeed something that no actor has done before. Here’s all about this offer and how it turned out for the actor.

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    Which Role Did Johnny Depp Play For 50 Million Pounds?

    Johnny Depp as Mad Hatter
    Johnny Depp as Mad Hatter

    Johnny Depp has a close relationship with director Tim Burton. The duo has made some incredible movies over the years. Yet, it is in one of Tim Burton’s movies that Depp did a seven minute role and earned 50 Million pounds.

    The film in question in ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Depp was a perfect fit for the role of the Mad Hatter and appeared for exactly seven minutes in the one-hour forty-eight-minute movie. For those few minutes, the Academy Award winner received a hefty sum of money. 

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    Johnny Depp Has Been One Of Hollywood’s Most Overpaid Actors

    Johnny Depp
    Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp has been named Forbes‘ most overpaid actor twice in 2015 and 2016. The actor earned 50 Million pounds for appearing in ‘Alice in Wonderland’. If that is not all for the sequel ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, the actor was again overpaid. Forbes found out that Depp returned only $2.80 at the box office for every $1 paid to him. 

    However, Depp has brought to life some very interesting and odd characters. So him being overpaid is worth all the money. The actor has appeared in numerous movies and won numerous awards including a Golden Globe Award as well as nominations for three Academy Awards and two BAFTA awards. His movies have grossed over $8 billion worldwide making him one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars.

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    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu is an entertainment author at FirstCuriosity. With prior experience working at various celebrity blogs, she takes pride in being a know-it-all when it comes to pop culture. Being a student of medicine, Grey's Anatomy is Nilova's 'comfort watch'. A massive fan of Robert Downey Jr, whenever she is not reading up on the latest celebrity scoop on Instagram and Twitter, Nilova's busy buring her head in storybooks, playing with her pet cats or bingeing on the latest Netflix release.


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