Johnny Depp has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against him by a member of the City of Lies crew who accused the actor of assaulting him during the production of the film.

The 59-year-old actor reached a plea agreement with Greg “Rocky” Brooks on Monday. The Hollywood Reporterwho reviewed court documents in the case.

In the legal settlement, Depp agreed to complete the agreement by the end of August, according to court documents, as the trial in the case was set to begin later in July.

The latest: Johnny Depp, 59, has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against him by members of the “City of Lies” crew who accused the actor of assaulting him during the production of the film. In May, he was seen in court in Fairfax, Virginia

“The settlement agreement is conditioned on the termination of this case upon the satisfactory completion of specified deadlines, which must not be met within 45 days of the settlement date,” according to court documents in the case. “The application for dismissal will be submitted no later than 05.01.2023.”

Details of the settlement were not disclosed in court documents, and the case will continue unless Depp complies with the terms of the settlement.

Brooks initially filed a lawsuit against the actor in 2018, alleging that Depp punched him twice in the midsection in April 2017, yelled at him and challenged him to hit him back, offering $100,000. Brooks claimed that Depp smelled of alcohol in the locker room and used drugs on the set of the movie. Depp denied the allegations.

Brooks said he was let go from the film when he didn’t agree not to sue Depp over the encounter.

Depp agreed in a legal settlement to complete the settlement by the end of August, according to court documents, as the trial in the case was set to begin later in July

Depp agreed in a legal settlement to complete the settlement by the end of August, according to court documents, as the trial in the case was set to begin later in July

A crew member alleged that Depp punched him twice in the midsection in April 2017, yelled at him and challenged him to hit him back, offering $100,000

A crew member alleged that Depp punched him twice in the midsection in April 2017, yelled at him and challenged him to hit him back, offering $100,000

Emma Danoff, who worked as a script supervisor for “City of Lies,” told the court in a statement that Brooks’ description of the exchange was inaccurate. Danoff said she saw Brooks use a racial slur against a black homeless woman during filming, and Depp responded.

“He immediately stood up from our shared seat at the edge of the planter bench and approached Brooks to stand up for the woman,” Danoff said in a court declaration. ‘Mr. Depp told Mr Brooks: “You can’t talk to her like that. Do you think she is smaller than you? Who do you think you are? How dare you?’

Danoff said she has photographic proof that Depp did not hit Brooks.

In the film, which was released last year, Depp played an LAPD detective who investigates the death of The Notorious B.I.G.

Depp was represented by Camila Vazquez, who also represented him amid his high-profile defamation case against Amber Heard.

In June, Depp was awarded more than $10 million in a defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard over an article she wrote in 2018. The Washington Post in which she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic violence” but did not name the actor.

Depp was seen at the premiere of City of Lies last September in France at the Deauville American Film Festival

Depp was seen at the premiere of City of Lies last September in France at the Deauville American Film Festival

In the film, which was released last year, Depp played an LAPD detective who investigates the death of The Notorious B.I.G.

In the film, which was released last year, Depp played an LAPD detective who investigates the death of The Notorious B.I.G.

In June, Depp was awarded more than $10 million in a defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard.  The two were photographed in court in May in Virginia

In June, Depp was awarded more than $10 million in a defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. The two were photographed in court in May in Virginia

Much of the televised trial focused on Heard’s claims that Depp, whom she married in February 2015 and filed for divorce in May 2016, physically and sexually abused her because, she said, he assaulted her more than a dozen times. Depp denied ever hitting Heard, saying she insulted him.

Depp was awarded $15 million in damages, which was reduced by a judge to $10.4 million under state law’s limits on punitive damages. A jury awarded Heard $2 million in damages after Depp’s attorneys alleged that Heard made up a story and vandalized the apartment she shared with Depp to make her look bad when authorities were called to the scene.

After the trial, Depp released a statement saying he was “truly humiliated” by the jury’s publicity [him his] life back” with the sentence.

“From the beginning, the purpose of bringing this case was to uncover the truth, regardless of the outcome,” he said. “I owed it to my children and all those who remained unwavering in their support for me to tell the truth. I feel at peace knowing I’ve finally made it.”

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