Johnny Depp explained his role in getting Amber Heard to play Mera in aquaman.
On Wednesday, Johnny Depp took the stand once again in his case against Amber Heard. During the trial, many details about Heard’s future as Mera were revealed, but now we know how Depp could have played a role in the actress he stars in. aquaman in the beginning.
Interviewer: “What do you think happened after Mrs. Heard auditioned for Aquaman?”
Depp: “After Ms. Heard’s audition, or possibly the auditions, for Warner Bros. and, I guess, the creative team, Ms. Heard expressed to me that…Warner Bros. said the movie would be shot in Australia. . . And Australia was, for Ms. Heard, a potential problem…”.
Johnny Depp to the rescue?
Amber Heard first appeared as Mera in League of Justice before returning to the role Aquaman. League of Justice was filmed in the UK, but aquaman It was going to shoot in Australia, which put Heard’s participation in jeopardy and led the actress to seek the help of Johnny Depp.
The issue stemmed from Amber Heard breaking Australian law by bringing her dogs to the country in 2015. Johnny Depp revealed that he allegedly made a call to higher-ups at Warner Bros. that could have secured the role of Mera for Heard:
Interviewer: “…What happened after Mrs. Heard auditioned for Aquaman?”
Depp: “Ms. Heard informed me that the movie was going to be shot in Australia and she was worried about that because…Warner Bros. was worried. So she asked if I would do it, because…for a few years. She had a multi-year deal with Warner Bros., so we had been in the business together, so she knew these people. I was in movies with them…she asked me if I would talk to them. I made a phone call and talked to… the top three… Warner executives, Kevin Sujihara, Sue Kroll and Greg. [Silverman].”
Interviewer: “What was the result of talking to those people?”
Depp: “I can only say that she finally got the job in the film, so I hope I have eased her concerns to some extent.”
Amber Heard recently reprized her role as Mera on aquaman and the lost kingdom. Here is the synopsis for the upcoming movie:
When an ancient power is unleashed, Aquaman must forge an uneasy alliance with an unlikely ally to protect Atlantis and the world from irreversible devastation.
Directed by James Wan, the upcoming sequel stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Patrick Wilson as Orm/Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Temuera Morrison as Arthur Curry, Randall Park as Dr. Stephen Shin, Vincent Regan as Atlan, Jani Zaho as Stingray, Indya Moore as Karshon, and game of Thrones stars Pilou Asbæk in an unknown role.
aquaman and the lost kingdom will hit theaters on March 17, 2023. Stay tuned for the latest news on Amber Heard in DC’s upcoming sequel, The Ongoing Case of Johnny Depp, and subscribe to the Heroic Hollywood YouTube channel for more video content. original.