- Amber Heard has a considerably smaller function in “Aquaman 2,” movie journalist Grace Randolph studies
- The report didn’t say whether or not it was a current choice or if it’d been written that manner from the start
- A petition to have Heard faraway from the mission lately handed 2.7 million signatures
Amber Heard’s profession could also be struggling due to her ongoing authorized battle together with her ex-husband Johnny Depp as a report claims she has a considerably smaller function within the “Aquaman” sequel in comparison with the primary movie.
The actress will return as Mera in “Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom” regardless of petitions and requires Warner Bros. to drop her and recast the function.
Nevertheless, movie journalist Grace Randolph reported, citing an unnamed supply, that Heard may have lower than 10 minutes of display screen time within the James Wan-directed superhero flick, which wrapped filming in January.
“I hear Amber Heard has lower than 10 [minutes] of screentime in ‘Aquaman 2,'” tweeted Randolph, whom TMZ stated is “identified to get strong comedian e book film scoops.”
Worldwide Enterprise Instances couldn’t independently confirm this info.
The journalist didn’t present additional info, together with whether or not Heard’s supposed decreased display screen time was a current choice or if it’d been written that manner earlier than manufacturing started.
The rumor was met with mixed responses on Twitter, with some saying that if the issue was Heard, then producers should have just recast the role.
“It bums me out Mera is getting screwed over like this. She is an amazing character that has such an interesting backstory to the whole ‘Aquaman’ mythos,” one fan commented. “If Amber was the [problem, they should] in all probability simply recast. It’s gonna really feel bizarre ‘trigger her character appeared extra in cost and a frontrunner in ‘Aquaman 1.'”
“After making her entrance, Mera seems in practically each scene within the movie. ‘Amber and I’d at all times joke that the film must be known as The Adventures of Mera With Her Sidekick Aquaman,’ says Wan. ‘She has far more superpowers,'” one other consumer tweeted, quoting the director’s interview with The Hollywood Reporter in 2018.
“I believe [Warner Bros.] has [planned it] in order that they will minimize [Heard’s scenes] on the final second if one thing goes dangerous,” one other speculated.
“Mera is such an AMAZING character. [It’s a] disgrace she has been tainted perpetually within the eyes of most people. I am begging them to recast the function going ahead,” a fourth individual wrote.
The report comes as a Change.org petition to have Heard faraway from the mission handed 2.7 million signatures amid the extremely publicized authorized battle between the actress and Depp.
“Males are victims of home abuse, similar to ladies. This should be acknowledged, and motion should be taken to forestall a identified abuser from being celebrated inside the leisure trade,” learn the petition, which has 2,782,705 signatures as of writing.
Depp is suing Heard for defamation over a 2018 Washington Submit op-ed during which she wrote about surviving home abuse. The actor was not named within the piece however argued that it was referring to him and their previous relationship and that it ruined his profession.
Since Heard made allegations of abuse in opposition to him, Depp has misplaced his roles as Captain Jack Sparrow within the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise and Grindelwald within the “Harry Potter” spinoff sequence “Implausible Beasts.”
Heard, for her half, has insisted that she is telling the reality and filed a countersuit in opposition to Depp searching for $100 million.
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