The occasion closed with a screening of his film Minamata, about warfare photographer W. Eugene Smith.
The actor, who lately misplaced his libel case in opposition to The Sun’s publishers News Group Newspapers, accepted the award for actor with distinctive visible sensitivity.
Johnny, 57, proudly posed together with his golden frog trophy from the Bahamas whereas standing behind bars.
He penned a letter saying he was ‘honoured and humbled’ to win the award.
The Pirates of the Caribbean star was suing NGN and The Sun’s govt editor Dan Wootton, in relation to a column Wootton wrote in April 2018, with the headline: ‘Gone Potty – How can JK Rowling be “genuinely happy” casting spouse beater Johnny Depp within the new Fantastic Beasts film?’
It referred to creator Rowling’s defence of Depp’s casting within the film adaptation of her Harry Potter spin-off sequence.
It comes after the star was dropped from the Fantastic Beasts film franchise, a spin off of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter sequence, during which he performed Gellert Grindelwald.
Sharing a press release on Instagram, he revealed he was requested to resign by Warner Brothers, after the court docket case concluded that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard.
Warner Bros launched its personal assertion which stated his function can be recast, with latest reviews pointing to Mads Mikkelsen because the studio’s alternative for the half.
However the 54-year-old Hannibal star stated it ‘on a rumour basis’.
‘I’m ready for that cellphone name,’ he advised IGN.
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