According to new reports, location manager Gregg "Rocky" Brooks was working on location with Johnny and had to inform him that he only had a couple more shots to finish up a scene.
Facing legal action from ex-business managers, ex-lawyers and ex-bodyguards and what could be an embarrassing trial later this summer, Johnny Depp has now been hit with an assault and battery lawsuit from the location manager of the upcoming City of Lies.
The lawsuit says Furman forced Brooks to go beyond his duties and tell Depp himself that shooting had to end.
The movie stars Johnny as real-life LAPD detective Russell Poole, who investigated the 1997 murder of 25-year-old rapper Biggie Smalls. "You have no right to tell me what to do", Depp allegedly yelled upon learning from Brooks that he'd need to wrap it up.
Brooks said he was sacked from the "City of Lies" production three days later after he refused to sign a release giving up his right to sue Depp over the incident. "You have no right to tell me what to do".
Brad Furman, the director, responded to the allegations in a statement to Page Six, where he referred to the claims as "exaggerated", and described Depp as a "consummate professional", as well as a "great collaborator".
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Brooks said Depp continued his belligerent behavior until bodyguards removed him from the set.
Rocky is suing for an unspecified amount and claims that Johnny reeked of alcohol while he was attacking him.
Brooks said he returned to work the following Monday and was asked by a producer to write and sign a declaration saying he wouldn't sue over the incident.
TMZ said its attempts for a comment from Depp's representatives were unsuccessful. The movie is set to open September 7 from Global Road Entertainment.
The lawsuit is just the latest setback for Depp, whose financial woes have played out in the media amid multiple court cases.