Johnny Depp verdict due today

The verdict in Johnny Depp’s libel course is due today.

The Hollywood actor will learn if his case against The Sun newspaper at the High Court in London at 10am this morning. The Pirates of the Caribbean star took the paper to court after it labelled him a “wife beater” in a story about his volatile ex-marriage to Amber Heard.

The high profile case began in January and saw the couple’s relationship described in elicit detail, including an incident where Depp was alleged to have punished Heard by leaving excrement in their bed.

Depp’s use of powerful prescription and recreational drugs was also a significant factor in the hearings.

The case is expected to in the 57 year old actor’s favour.