Amber Heard reportedly has a considerably shorter function within the upcoming film Aquaman 2.
The 36-year-old actress has been underneath elevated scrutiny on social media as extra particulars emerge from her ongoing trial towards ex-husband Johnny Depp.
A petition to have her reduce from the film has reached over 2.8 million signatures at Change.org.
Heard portrays Atlantean princess Mera within the superhero Aquaman in 2018 and was topic to rumors about dropping her function within the sequel.
Amber Heard’s function in Aquaman decreased to 10 minutes, followers need her full removing
In keeping with movie journalist and Critics Selection Award member Grace Randolph, Amber Heard’s function in Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom has lower than 10 minutes of display time.
“I hear #AmberHeard has lower than 10 min of screentime in #Aquaman2,” she wrote in a tweet.
However this transfer isn’t sufficient for Depp followers, who need Amber utterly faraway from the movie.
In November 2020, rumors swirled that Amber would not be reprising her function as Mera following allegations of home abuse the actress made towards her by her ex-husband Johnny Depp.
A petition to have Heard fired from the franchise gained traction after Depp was reportedly faraway from Improbable Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore when he misplaced a defamation lawsuit towards The Solar after the tabloid labeled him a wife-beater.
The petition claims that Heard “has been uncovered” as a “home abuser,” citing Depp’s $50 million lawsuit. The fan-led marketing campaign additionally mentions the 36-year-old actress’s 2009 arrest for allegedly abusing a former home associate, Tasya Van Ree.
Aquaman producer responds to Amber Heard critics
Aquaman producer Peter Safran dismissed the fan-led marketing campaign to take away Heard from the DC sequel. Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom is scheduled to be launched on March 17, 2023.
“I don’t assume we’re ever going to react to, actually, pure fan strain,” Safran informed Deadline‘s Hero Nation podcast through The Hollywood Reporter, persevering with:
“You gotta do what’s finest for the film. We felt that if it’s James Wan and Jason Momoa, it needs to be Amber Heard. That’s actually what it was. One just isn’t unaware of what’s going on within the Twitter-verse, however that doesn’t imply you must react to it or take it as gospel or accede to their needs. You must do what’s proper for the movie, and that’s actually the place we landed on it.”
Amber Heard hasn’t been selling Aquaman 2
In January, the Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom director James Wan introduced that the movie had completed filming on his Instagram account.
Nevertheless, Heard was not tagged nor did she seem within the Instagram picture with Jason Momoa and Patrick Wilson regardless of enjoying a big function as Aquaman’s love curiosity.
As well as, the actress has hardly talked about her function within the film on social media.
In October 2021, Heard shared a photograph sporting purple hair within the signature fashion of her character Mera, writing “Pink-dy.”
The actress is about to testify within the ongoing trial towards her former husband, Johnny Depp.