Earlier this month, Johnny Depp misplaced his libel declare in opposition to The Sun tabloid, who had alleged that the actor was abusive in the direction of Amber Heard throughout their marriage. In response, Warner Bros. requested Depp to resign from the FANTASTIC BEASTS franchise wherein he performed Gellert Grindelwald. As allegations of abusive behaviour have also emerged in opposition to Amber Heard, some have referred to as for the actress to be faraway from the upcoming AQUAMAN sequel as effectively. Heard performed Mera within the movie, a task she also performed in JUSTICE LEAGUE and can reprise for Zack Snyder’s upcoming JUSTICE LEAGUE director’s reduce for HBO Max.
Amber Heard lately spoke with Entertainment Weekly to refute the rumours that she would not be returning to Atlantis for the sequel.
I’m tremendous excited concerning the quantity of fan love and the quantity of fan appreciation that Aquaman has acquired and that it has garnered a lot pleasure for Aquaman and Mera that it means we’ll be coming back. I’m so excited to movie that.
“Paid rumors and paid campaigns on social media do not dictate [casting decisions] as a result of they don’t have any foundation in actuality,” Heard added. “Only the followers truly made Aquaman and Aquaman 2 occur. I’m excited to get began subsequent yr.” Warner Bros. have not formally revealed when producing on the AQUAMAN sequel will get underway, however it’s laborious to say something for particular throughout this pandemic. Amber Heard will subsequent be seen in CBS All Access’ adaptation of Stephen King’s traditional novel “The Stand.” Heard performs Nadine Cross, a pandemic survivor with a darkish future. The limited-series will debut on CBS All Access on December 17, 2020. As for Johnny Depp, Warner Bros. is shortly transferring ahead on changing him in FANTASTIC BEASTS three as Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal) has been in early talks to step into the function of Grindelwald.