By Carly Johnson For Dailymail.com
Published: 21:25 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 21:25 GMT, 1 March 2020
Johnny Depp may be reprising his role as the beloved Captain Jack Sparrow for Disney's sixth installment of the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise.
Due to recent 'revelations' made in the court case between Depp and ex wife Amber Heard, Disney executive have allegedly been 'lobbying' for the 56-year-old actor's return, We Got This Covered reported on Sunday.
Back in 2016, it was rumored that Disney purposely attempted to 'distance' themselves from Depp when abuse allegations made by Heard were made public.
Jack is back? A new report released by We Got You Covered on Sunday revealed that Johnny Depp may be reprising his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in Disney's sixth installment of the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise; Depp photographed in Germany on February 21
Pictures of Heard's face adorned with bruises, which she claimed were caused by Depp throwing his phone at her, were later published.
Depp denied the claims, but Heard received a $5 million payout from the actor upon signing a non-disclosure agreement, as part of the couple's divorce settlement.
'The recent turn of events in Depp’s legal battle and the overwhelming support from the public in his favor has some of the Mouse House executives now lobbying for his return behind the scenes,' wrote We Got This Covered.
Depp first portrayed the iconic role back in 2001 in Disney's Pirates Of