The Pirates Of The Caribbean actor, 55, who shocked fans with his ‘gaunt’ appearance earlier this year, graced the red carpet for the premiere of the drama film, where the star plays a terminal cancer patient.
Living up to his eccentric aesthetic, the screen star donned a classic black suit, tied in with a crisp white shirt and a blue patterned tie.
Worlds away: Johnny Depp (L) looked noticeably slimmer as he attended the Richard Says Goodbye premiere during the Zurich Film Festival at on Friday evening (pictured right in 2015)
The 21 Jump Street actor continued to add touches of his signature style to his appearance as he opted for platform Oxford shoes and a striped flat cap.
This is not the first time Johnny has looked gaunt this year, as his frail appearance stunned and concerned fans in equal measure while touring Russia and Germany with band The Hollywood Vampires in April.
However, his loyal followers claimed his notable weight loss could be the result of his recent role as a terminal cancer patient in Richard Says Goodbye.
Trademark look: Living up to his eccentric aesthetic, the screen star, 55, donned a classic black suit, tied in with a crisp white shirt and a blue patterned tie
Difference: The Pirates of the Caribbean star graced the red carpet for the premiere of the drama film, where the star plays a terminal cancer patient (pictured right in 2016)
The star plays a jaded college professor who decides to live his lie with reckless abandon after being given the devastating diagnosis.
In 2015, Johnny hit headlines for his noticeably larger appearance at the Black Mass premiere during the Venice Film Festival.
Two years later, the star reportedly lost a stone in under a month as he embarked on a lifestyle overhaul.
An insider told
Noticeably slim: The 21 Jump Street actor shocked fans with his ‘gaunt’ appearance earlier this year
Choices: In 2017, the star reportedly lost a stone in under a month as he embarked on a lifestyle overhaul (pictured right in January 2016)
Earlier that day, Johnny looked drained as he answered questions at during the film event, shortly after breaking silence on domestic violence allegations by ex Amber Heard.
The actor opted for a monochrome outfit for the Q and A session about Richard Says Goodbye, donning a checkered beret, matching shirt and waistcoat.
Johnny’s trip to Basel comes after his ex-wife Amber’s attorney slammed his interview with
Beaming: Johnny appeared in high spirits as he joined the festival’s directors Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri
In his first interview about his ‘volatile’ marriage to the actress, Depp claimed his ex-wife’s allegations had turned him from ‘Cinderella to Quasimodo’ in Hollywood.
He told the magazine he felt people looked at him differently after Heard alleged he ‘violently attacked her’ at their Los Angeles penthouse, allegations he denies.
But in a statement to
The man of the hour: He grinned from ear-to-ear as he took to the carpet with film director Wayne Roberts
‘If GQ had done even a basic investigation into Mr. Depp’s claims, it would have quickly realized that his statements are entirely untrue.’
Depp and 32-year-old actress Heard divorced in January 2017 after she applied for a temporary domestic violence restraining order the year before. This was later lifted.
She claimed the couple had an explosive row and he threw an iPhone in her face, bruising her eye and cheek.
Explaining his side of the story for the first time, Depp told
Fan favourite: The star proved he’s still got it as he signed his autograph for eager fans
Doting: Johnny showcased his caring side as he stopped to talk to a wheelchair-bound fan during his busy schedule
Selfie time: The award-winning actor smoldered at the cameras as he took snaps with his followers
‘So, initially, I just kept my mouth shut, you know? I knew it was going to stick on me and it would get weirder. Keep going, you know? Go nuts. I ain’t going to get into a p*****g contest with someone about it. Spit out what you need to spit out and, you know, my attorneys will take care of the rest. I never went out and spoke about the s**t.’
The Pirates of the Caribbean star said he felt his reputation crumbling beneath him as his failing marriage became increasingly public.
Comparing his fall from grace to the plight of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame protagonist, he said: ‘Listen, I know I was never going to be Cinderella – I know this and accept it.
‘But it felt like within a very, very short period of time that suddenly this version – for lack of a better word – of Cinderella had been immediately turned into the beast. He’s Quasimodo. I could feel people look at me differently, because of the accusations towards you. ‘
Quirky style: Earlier that day, Johnny looked drained as he answered questions at during the film event
Split: Depp and 32-year-old actress Heard divorced in January 2017 after she applied for a temporary domestic violence restraining order the year before (pictured back in 2015)