The agreement, announced by the New York attorney general, would resolve two lawsuits against the disgraced producer.
The Hollywood actor is giving his fourth day of evidence in his libel action against The Sun newspaper.
The Hollywood star's ex-wife, Amber Heard, also attended, with both wearing scarves over their faces as they arrived at the High Court.
Staff at a Showcase cinema in Kent all wore masks and were subject to mandatory temperature checks on arrival at work.
The 57-year-old actor is suing the tabloid's publisher News Group Newspapers over an April 2018 article which referred to him as a wife beater.