Aquaman Female Lead

In the court hearings of Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against his ex-wife, an insider revealed why Amber Heard wasn’t kicked out of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.

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Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard has come to an end and a jury found in favor of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star. The desire of many fans to deny Amber Heard her greatest DC role has received new attention, but it will probably not come to that. That’s because the court hearing has already revealed why the 36-year-old actress has been banned by Warner Bros. not thrown out of “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom”. was. Amber Heard was not allowed to appear at the DC FanDome because of the defamation trial was not allowed to appear at the DC FanDome and not appear on the poster for “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.”. Hollywood insider Kathryn Arnold confirmed this in a court filing (via TheWrap):

“Ms. Heard was not invited to grace the poster, nor to attend the [DC FanDome] event, and in fact they told her she couldn’t come.”

In addition, the studio initially wanted to cut the actress from the film altogether. That’s because market research had revealed that every time Amber Heard’s name was mentioned in connection with a movie, series or magazine article, there was an uproar on social media. But Heard’s management team, as well as two key actors fought for the actress, as Kathryn Arnold explained:

“In February 2021, there were conversations that Amber’s – I’ll be blunt with you – options for tenure would not be taken. They may not have wanted to rehire her. Her management team fought very hard and they ended up hiring her, but not just because of what her management did, but also because star Jason Momoa and director James Wan came through for her.”

In addition to the return of Aquaman, we can also expect numerous other appearances by DC hero*s between now and 2023. In our video, we reveal which films you can look forward to:

Trial reveals original “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” plot detail

In the course of the trial, it also came to light that Amber Heard’s role in “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” was drastically cut. Before her presence as Mera was reduced to two appearances – at the beginning and end of the film – the character was supposed to play a prominent role in the plot due to her relationship with Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa). Kathryn Arnold testified in court:

“Part of what worked well in ‘Aquaman’ was not just the action sequences, but also the relationship between a strong female character and a strong male character – that’s very empowering. So that worked for them from the beginning. The poster for ‘Aquaman’ that went around the world, one of the main posters, showed the two of them together, standing proud and strong, as this couple. And when you’re in the business of developing scripts, of course you want to continue things that work. And according to Ms. Heard, when she read the first script for ‘Aquaman 2,’ she had a strong romantic arc [throughout] the film, and she also got to some great action sequences at the end of the storyline in that script. When she first read the script for ‘Aquaman 2,’ she starred in it.”

We’ll find out what Amber Heard’s trimmed-down appearance in “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” looks like on March 16, 2023 see, when the film opens in theaters here in Germany. In advance, however, DC is introducing “Black Adam” from October 20, 2022 a new hero and gives us from the December 15, 2022 a reunion with an old familiar actor in “Shazam! 2”. How well do you know the DC Extended Universe? Test your knowledge in our big quiz:

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Lots of action with Nicole Kidman & Co.

“Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa (41) will finally celebrate his free TV premiere as the title character of the comic book movie “Aquaman” on May 24. In theaters, the underwater spectacle proved convincing in 2018, surprisingly grossing over one billion U.S. dollars. But will the film with other stars such as Nicole Kidman (53), Willem Dafoe (65) and Dolph Lundgren (63) also bring good entertainment into the living room?

This is what “Aquaman” is about

Amber Heard and Jason Momoa play Princess Mera and Aquaman. © picture alliance The film sets in 1985. Atlanna (Nicole Kidman), Queen of Atlantis, flees an arranged marriage and ends up in Amnesty Bay, Massachusetts. There she is found by a lonely lighthouse keeper (Temuera Morrison), the two fall in love and have little Arthur. While his mother is soon forced to leave the family, the boy discovers his special abilities. Among other things, he can breathe and speak underwater and communicate with the creatures there. Meanwhile, Atlantis is ruled by Arthur’s half-brother Orm (Patrick Wilson). His advisor Vulko (Willem Dafoe) secretly takes care of Arthur, who, however, does not want to know anything about his mother’s homeland. Unsurprisingly, Arthur alias Aquaman becomes Earth’s last hope in the course of the story. Orm not only plans to forcibly unite the disparate kingdoms underwater, but also wants to take revenge on the people of the surface for polluting the oceans and subjugate them. Princess Mera (Amber Heard), daughter of King Nereus (Dolph Lundgren), convinces Arthur to fight against his brother. The two go in search of a legendary trident. Hot on their heels is a pirate (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), equipped by Orm with dangerous weapons technology.

Amber Heard and Jason Momoa play Princess Mera and Aquaman, respectively.

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The bottom line

What viewers shouldn’t expect from “Aquaman” is profound dialogue and an innovative story. Two half-brothers fighting for power have long since arrived in the superhero cosmos since the Marvel heroes Thor and Loki. Nevertheless, the story offers one or two surprising twists. The fact that the film doesn’t get boring is also due to Jason Momoa, who gives the superhero a casual touch, and the many action scenes along with the powerful images that director James Wan (44) conjures up on the screen. The search for the mysterious trident takes Aquaman and Mera across the fantastic underworld of Atlantis to the desert, to Italy and to the most mysterious underwater worlds. Some characters and creatures may come across a bit overdrawn, others remain far too pale, but in the end Wan compensates with a brilliant finale. Fans of superheroes and comic book adaptations should have gotten their money’s worth by then at the latest. He has often been made fun of in the world of picture stories, but since 2018’s “Aquaman” at the latest, no one is likely to laugh at the title hero anymore. The blockbuster starring Jason Momoa became a massive success with worldwide box office takings beyond the magic billion mark, a sequel is already planned and a creepy spin-off is also set to hit the big screen in between. It will still be some time before production can start on the upcoming hit. But already now first and above all serious problems are threatening: Amber Heard, who played Mera in the prequel and “Justice League,” could soon be sentenced to several years in prison, as reported by the International Business Times.

“Aquaman 2”: Amber Heard could be missing because of Johnny Depp.

Heard played the female lead alongside Jason Momoa in “Aquaman,” so a return to the underwater world of the comic book adaptation seems like a mere formality from there. However, her own private life could get in the way – particularly her failed marriage to superstar Johnny Depp, which has which has led to a long-running legal dispute between the two. In the recent past, allegations have been made that Depp abused Heard during their marriage. Heard, in turn, has already been charged with a lawsuit for 50 million U.S. dollars for defamation countered. Heard’s attempt to fend this off recently failed for the time being, as the industry journal Deadline reported. In addition, rumors were already circulating that the stars wanted to get or even got themselves out of roles: The dispute with Heard could be the reason for Depp’s kicking out of “Pirates of the Caribbean,” while he in turn allegedly wanted to interfere with “Aquaman.” Then, in early 2020, audio recordings were released in which Heard can allegedly be heard confessing to hitting Depp while talking to him, according to the Daily Mail. In addition, she has already been accused of applying fake injuries with makeup to portray her version of previous incidents. As The Blast claims to have learned, her stylist testified that during the period in question, however, she saw Heard without visible wounds on her face during the would have.

Amber Heard: Threat of jail

The falsification of evidence, in this case of her wounds, could be Heard but according to the International Business Times to the doom. Because in the U.S. state of California, this is a punishable offense and can result in up to three years in prison. threatened. If it really comes to that, and especially in the foreseeable future, Heard would no longer be able to shoot “Aquaman 2”, the project would lose its female lead.. According to insiders from Screen Geek, the producing studio Warner wants to continue to hold on to her, although fans of Johnny Depp are already campaigning for her ejection in online petitions. It remains to be seen whether or not a court will ultimately issue a final verdict. In any case, in the event of a conviction, a new actress would have to be found for “Aquaman 2” or else Mera would be written out of the script. For now, fans are left to watch “Aquaman” again. Here is the trailer: Aquaman Female Lead.

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