The taste of victory was expensive for Johnny Depp.
On Sunday, June 5, an Indian restaurant in Birmingham, England, closed down to the public so the actor and 21 of his pals could dine without interruption. According to DailyMail.com and TMZ, Johnny spent about $60,000 on the meal at Varanasi.
Mohammed Hussain, the restaurant's operations director, said Johnny was pleasant and humble during the visit.
Johnny has been riding high in Europe since winning his defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard. He's essentially been mobbed by fans everywhere he goes, with many of them begging him to do another "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie.
"I absolutely believe post-verdict that 'Pirates' is primed for rebooting with Johnny as Capt. Jack back on board," a former Walt Disney Studios exec told People magazine last week. "There is just too much potential box-office treasure for a beloved character deeply embedded in the Disney culture."
The insider added, "With [producer] Jerry Bruckheimer riding high on the massive success of Tom Cruise in 'Top Gun: Maverick,' there is huge appetite for bringing back bankable Hollywood stars in massively popular franchises."
Johnny starred in five "Pirates" films, and he even earned an Oscar nomination for playing Capt. Jack Sparrow in the original "Pirates of the Caribbean" in 2003.
In winning his high-profile court case, the jury awarded Johnny $15 million in damages, although Virginia law dropped that figure down to $8.35 million.
Amber has said she will appeal the jury's decision. Her attorney told the "Today" show that Amber can't afford to pay $8.35 million.